The Inspire Selection Team

We love changing people’s lives

At Inspire Selection we are genuinely passionate about recruiting. As a team of ‘career’ recruiters, each with between 10-25 years’ experience in recruitment, we honestly believe that we can make a difference. By working in close partnership with our clients and taking time to get to know our candidates, we are experts at building relationships and connecting the right people to the right opportunities.

Louise Vine

Managing Director

Finance and Accounting

Having started in recruitment since 2004, entrepreneurial Louise set up Inspire Selection in 2012. Still very much involved in recruitment, Louise specialises in Finance and Accounting focusing on Managerial and Senior Level positions. Louise is recognised as a thought leader in the recruitment industry and continues to remain passionate about placing the highest calibre candidates.

Cliona Collins

Principal Consultant

Finance and Accounting

With 10 years’ experience of Finance recruitment in the region, Cliona specialises in Finance roles from mid to senior level appointments Cliona is passionate about people and takes a consultative approach to deliver an exceptional client and candidate experience.

Elaine Hardman

Director - Executive Search and Selection

Higher Education

Elaine has over 20 years of experience in Executive Search and Recruitment. With an extensive network over the Higher Education sector globally, Elaine is well able to deal with challenges from Senior Search assignments and has placed candidates across the Middle East, Europe and the UK.

Janine Clark



Specialist Legal Recruiter, Janine is the trusted recruitment partner to many organisations across a diverse range of business sectors. With a proven track record of successfully recruiting the best lawyers and legal support for businesses in the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Iraq, Janine stands out in the market as a true expert amongst her competitors.

Brett Easton


Oil, Gas & Energy

With over 20 years recruitment experience, gained in house and through agencies, Brett has spent the last 10 years in Dubai specifically focusing on recruiting professionals into the Energy, Oil & Gas and Industrial Sectors for the MENAT region. A capable pair of hands, Brett offers his clients, innovative solutions, the best in customer service and a vast amount of expertise, he has developed an extensive network of technical and executive level talent for his specialist industries.

Steve Currie

Recruitment Director


Throughout his 15 years of recruitment industry experience, Steve has developed and maintained a strong professional network, he has a wide range of expertise hiring mid to senior level professionals for key clients across the region within Engineering, Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Waste Management and roles within both Professional and Business Services.

Andrea Middleton

Principal Consultant

Sales and Marketing

Andrea has been in recruitment for 15 years and in that time has been involved in some high-profile appointments in the UAE, she specialises in the recruitment of Sales and Marketing professionals within Professional Services Firms. Andrea excels at getting a good understanding of the kind of candidate her client is looking for and relentlessly works on the role until she finds the best person in the market for them.

Zena Carter

Recruitment Manager

Sales and Marketing

With over 16 years recruitment experience, Zena has recruited for many sectors but her passion is in Sales & Marketing positions. Zena has excellent customer service skills, she really takes time to listen to what the client wants and tries to find the hidden extras that will make the difference.

Riad Mekouar

Recruitment Manager

General Management

Multi-lingual Riad has been in the UAE for 20 years. With a real passion for recruitment Riad has over 13 years recruitment and human resources experience, both agency and in-house in large corporates. His expertise in a wide variety of industries, allows him to offer his clients and candidates innovative solutions to their hiring needs.

Angela Williams

Recruitment Director


Angela is an enthusiastic recruitment professional with a proven ability to deliver results.  Most of her experience is within the luxury Hospitality and F&B sector. Her extensive in-house talent acquisition experience gives her the ability to understand client needs, and uniquely tailor recruitment to source the very best candidates.

Interested in joing our team?