Meet The Team

HR Heads’ purpose is to deliver HR recruitment as a professional service.

In order to achieve that, we’ve assembled a specialist and highly experienced HR recruitment team.

Our Recruiters

Jen Gaster, Founder & Director of HR Heads is responsible for recruiting senior HR roles across Financial & Professional Services, Industrial and Public Sector practices.

Rosie Jenkins, Head of Practice – Consumer, specialises in recruiting HR roles across the retail, FMCG, technology, media and leisure sector. She also supports in the Industrial and Public Sector practices.

Both Jen and Rosie are highly experienced Recruitment Consultants who manage the entire HR recruitment process for leading brands across the UK and Europe.

They are supported by Jade Williams, HR Heads’ Executive Assistant.

Jen Gaster

Academic career: BA (Hons) in Business and Criminology at UCE Birmingham followed by a post-graduate MPhil in Criminology at Cambridge University.

She joined a FTSE 250 recruitment business, rising through the ranks to become an Associate Director.

In 2008, Jen founded HR Heads, which specialises in placing senior HR professionals into leadership positions across the UK and Europe.

Since its foundation, HR Heads has achieved significant year-on-year growth, which led to the expansion of Heads Resourcing Group in 2012 to incorporate sister brand Procurement Heads.

Jen specialises in recruiting senior HR roles, including, Chief People Officer, HR Director, Head of HR, Reward, Wellbeing, OD, L&D, Change & Transformation, Business Partners and HR Manager.

Aside from continuing to grow the business, Jen is a qualified Coach, she is involved actively in guest speaking, thought leadership and the development of the recruitment industry.

T: 01962 432001
M: 07533 642111

Kay Fadden

Kay is People & Data lover who has established a reputation for bringing honest conversations to business partnering whilst getting stuff done with positive impact. 

She has 15 years HR experience working across industries, Energy & Utilities, Technology and Consulting and has worked in Senior HR roles as well as in Operations, Internal Recruitment and Recruitment consulting. She has herself delivered organisational change design, cultural change management programs, employee relations (within a unionised environment) and leading the talent & growth strategies. 

Blending this mix of HR, Recruitment consulting experience and her Level 5 CIPD qualification in Human Resource Management – Kay understands the challenge of finding dynamic HR talent and is known for building long term genuine connections and creating high performing teams. 

One of her proudest professional accomplishments, was being invited to the House of Lords for championing commitment in the investment of future talent – ensuring at least 5% of the workforce were graduates and apprentices who could both earn & learn. 

Kay has three wonderful children as well as being the proud co-owner of a Wedding & Events business, that has worked with the BBC & other global brands.

T: 01962 432001
M: 07826 829213

Rosie Jenkins

Rosie is Senior Manager and Head of Consumer Practice at HR Heads with a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from Portsmouth University.

She has more than 18 years of multi-sector experience spanning permanent, contract recruitment and executive search.

Rosie specialises in recruiting for HR Directors, Heads of HR, HR Managers, HRBPs, Talent Acquisition and Management, Learning and Development, Reward/Compensation and Benefits, Organisational Design, Employee Engagement/Culture Ambassadors, Employee Relations Specialists and D&I Specialists across the consumer brands’ sector.

T: 01962 432001
M: 07552 244230

Aisha Barnes

Aisha is a Recruitment Consultant at HR Heads specialising in supporting companies and candidates within the Financial & Professional Services sectors.  

This includes Banking, Insurance, Accountancy, Legal, Management Consultancy and Fintech organisations who often require hires to have had previous experience working in an FCA regulated environment.  

She supports HR Generalists and Specialists such as Learning and Development, Talent Acquisition as well Reward/Compensation and Benefits from mid-Senior Level. 

Aisha has over 5 years experience recruiting within a Fostering Agency and is able to use her assessment and interviewing skills as well as coaching and training experience to be a trusted recruitment partner to the companies that she works with. 

T: 01962 432001
M: 07747 272285


At HR Heads, our values are:

  • Rewarding Relationships
  • Exceeding Expectations
  • Doing the Right Thing

We are incredibly proud of the feedback we receive from candidates and clients we have provided HR recruitment support to.

Jen is one of the most professional recruiters I have worked with. She kept me in the loop the whole way through the process and gave me plenty of information to go on. I would highly recommend working with her.       

HR Business Partner

Rosie was great to work with, very honest and delivered quality candidates.

Regional HR Business Partner

You can read more of our testimonials, by clicking here.

Contact HR Heads

For more information about our HR recruitment processes or to begin a hiring process, you can call us on 01962 432001 or email us at

To speak to one of the team directly, please use their email address or mobile number listed in their profile above.