The JMC Group are a trusted global provider of recruitment and engineering services to the aviation and aerospace industries.

Our aim is to expand our global reach whilst strengthening our existing relationships with our aviation and aerospace clients through considered investments and building alliances to deliver tailored quality services in new international markets through the knowledge and experience of our people.

We deliver creative operational solutions which includes the provisions of permanent and contract based recruitment, planned and unplanned maintenance and engineering, aircraft paint and livery, fuel tank repairs and aircraft engineering training.

We are proud to have 100% retention of our customer base. The key to JMC’s success is our commitment to our people, contractors, clients and candidates. Our team of consultants are experts in the aviation and
aerospace sector. We have a wealth of knowledge and hands-on
experience, ensuring a complete understanding of client, contractor
and candidate recruitment needs.

As global recruitment and engineering aviation specialists, we understand the cyclic and challenging
nature of the industry and we have been commended for our ability
to provide a consistent, flexible and unparalleled level of support.

Established in 2008, our evolving portfolio of aviation recruitment and engineering services has ensured that we continue to build an outstanding reputation within the global aviation marketplace.


Our History

Every great company has an origin story, and ours is no different.

JMC's Fixed Price Team and Complete Aircraft Group (CAG) completed a teardown on a Boeing 737-400F. Dismantlement took place at Exeter Airport, resulting in the availability of 250 parts.

JMC Group appoints Elena Alesso Operations Manager (Italy) as demand for aviation services escalates. Elena’s focus will be supporting existing and new customers in Italy.

JMC were contracted to support Boeing with a two-year programme at Gatwick Airport MRO facility - work entailed 737 passenger to freighter conversions.

Caerdev Press Image

JMC Group announce the signing of a long-term contract leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company, Caerdav to act as the exclusive supplier to Caerdav.

Toronto city view

JMC Group announce the opening of a new office in Ontario, Canada to support new and existing clients across North America.

global mobile teardown team

JMC have expanded their engineering services to include a Mobile Teardown Team that can be deployed globally to deliver a fully projected managed solution.

JMC performs its first B767 C-Check on a Boeing 767 for a global jet charter airline.

IR35 presentation

JMC holds an IR35 forum with Aviation leaders introducing a solution that manages ‘Reasonable Care’ whilst supporting the management and compliance.

JMC Group completed over 330 fixed price maintenance projects across all aircraft platforms during the last 12 months.

JMC Recruitment achieve the international standard for Aerospace Quality Management Systems - BS EN 9100-2018 certification.

Hollie Prendergast is appointed JMC Group Managing Director to drive the organisations future growth ambitions.

North America map

JMC Group supplies its first contractors into North America with a requirement for 47 engineers with a business aviation leader.

Following fixed price engineering success, JMC created the new role of Head of Engineering and welcomed Tony Eversden to drive forward growth.

JMC Recruitment | Aviation Recruitment - Home

JMC establishes dedicated permanent recruitment division to further enhance their capability portfolio and provide additional services to clients.

JMC Recruitment sign a long-term contract to act as the sole manpower supplier to Storm Aviation.

JMC Group opens new offices in Sofia to extend its global support for customers.

Military Transport Aircraft Airbus A-400m

JMC Group sign its first military agreement providing aircraft tank services.

JMC Group - Our World - Engineering

JMC sign a multi-year contract with prestigious Abu-Dhabi based Engineering company.

JMC Recruitment receive prestigious, inaugural "Award for Great Service" at the Jet2.com Supplier Conference.


JMC Recruitment opens a new branch in Malta and a new company in Budapest, in order to support new clients.

JMC Recruitment gained ISO9001:2015 accreditation, as part of our commitment to quality.

The 2013-14 season saw JMC Group take pride of place as a kit sponsor for Exeter City Football Club.

JMC launched Aircraft Tank Services, offering scheduled and AOG fuel tank repairs. We also introduced our Fixed Price Engineering Packages.

During 2009, JMC Recruitment gained membership to the Recruitment Employment Confederation (REC)

JMC Group - Our World - Recruitment

Rapid growth and the success of our innovative model allowed us to move to our new premises close to Exeter International Airport.

JMC Group - Join the Team - Careers

Our story started in July 2008, when the first JMC Recruitment office opened on the outskirts of Exeter International Airport.

Our Team

Warren Crook

Warren Crook

Founder - Exeter | JMC Group

Warren created JMC Recruitment Solutions out of a belief that things could be done differently; out of a belief that there was an opportunity to create a unique recruitment business that works in partnership with its clients; not just to provide a service but to provide a tailored solution to their recruitment and maintenance needs.

Having spent his career in the engineering sector, starting out as a fitter on the shop floor and later as a link man, Warren has a unique perspective that combines a contractor mentality with robust commercial understanding.

Warren has carefully selected the team at JMC, fostering an attitude that supports his own commercial drive – to create a unique company for both the employees and clients.

He takes great personal pride from the company’s ability to react and cater for client requests in a timely and comprehensive manner. Warren and the JMC team have become incredibly adept at understanding our clients’ businesses, anticipating their needs and preparing solutions to exceed their expectations. This has, in no small part, contributed to our 100% retention record and commercial success thus far.



Hollie Prendergast
Managing Director

Hollie Prendergast

Managing Director - Exeter | JMC Group

Hollie joined JMC in 2009, with the objective of insourcing the organisation’s payroll requirements. Having successfully established this business function, Hollie went on to assume responsibilities for a range of JMC’s operational activities.

Having grown with the business since it’s early inception, Hollie embodies the deeply held values structure that exists at JMC. Underlying these values is a desire to create an organisation that seeks to develop and empower its personnel; and to provide its clients with a series of products and services that is as diverse and as personalized as the challenges that they each face.

As the Commercial Director, Hollie has assumed overall commercial responsibility for the JMC Group’s portfolio of products and services. This means that she is tasked with ensuring that innovation and quality remain a driving force for the business, and that we continue to exceed our client’s expectations at every opportunity.


Ian Thompson
Business Development

Ian Thompson

Business Development -

With 20 years’ experience supporting engineering companies and airlines, Ian co-founded an aviation recruitment business assisting clients in the EMEA region help secure civil and defence personnel to support fixed and rotary wing aircraft.

Ian will also support JMC sister company ELMS Aviation, the cloud-based risk management competence and compliance specialist in its drive to attract new customers.


Dave Broadbridge
Business Development Manager

Dave Broadbridge

Business Development Manager -

Dave is a proficient aircraft engineer with over 20 years extensive aviation industry experience, including contractual work worldwide.

Throughout Dave’s career, he has acquired vast experience in the grass roots of recruiting, through to Project Management and Business Development. We are looking forwarding to working closely with Dave on a number of exciting projects in the pipeline.


France Caissy, Head of Operations North America

France Caissy, Head of Operations North America


An established sales and operations aerospace professional, France has 30 years’ experience in human capital roles, including the last 15 years with a Staffing Leader in North America in aviation industry, exclusively assigned to a leading aerospace manufacturer. In July 2021 she joined JMC to lead our North America operation.


Elena Alesso
Operations Manager (Italy)

Elena Alesso

Operations Manager (Italy) -

Proficient in procurement, engineering, aerospace and supply chain management, Elena previously worked for a business leading in the aerospace, defence and security sector as a Senior Buyer in engineering and manufacturing offload procurement. Elena’s focus at JMC will be supporting existing and new customers in Italy.


Tony Eversden
Head of Engineering

Tony Eversden

Head of Engineering - Exeter | JMC Group

Tony joined JMC following an extensive career in aircraft maintenance and engineering.

Having worked as a contract engineer, lead engineer, duty maintenance engineer and bid manager for one of the UK’s largest MRO operations, Tony has built up a wealth of experience across a broad array of aircraft types from the Bombardier DHC-8-400 to the Airbus A380.

As the Head of Engineering, Tony supports JMC’s clients with a wide variety of scheduled maintenance, fixed-price and AOG maintenance projects.

By combining his extensive knowledge and experience, gained through his various engineering and commercial roles for a 145-approved organisation, with the extensive manpower capabilities of JMC, Tony and his team are able to design and deliver high-quality, cost effective maintenance packages to suit even the most complex requirements.


Matthew Laing
Financial Controller

Matthew Laing

Financial Controller - JMC Group | Exeter

Matthew is a chartered management accountant with experience in consultancy, construction, renewables and the aviation recruitment and engineering sector.

Having joined the JMC Group in early 2016 as the Group’s Financial Controller, Matthew provides the Group’s companies with sound financial planning and counsel. Matt takes great enjoyment from ensuring that the relevant business leaders and stakeholders are provided with the timely and accurate financial information they need to run their businesses effectively, and in support of the Group’s wider objectives.

As keen sportsman, Matt is passionate about healthy living, something he enjoys sharing with his young family.


Jamie Portt
Head of Operations

Jamie Portt

Head of Operations - Exeter | JMC Recruitment

Jamie has more that 15 years’ experience in the recruitment sector encompassing both permanent and temporary recruitment. Throughout the course of his career, Jamie has provided specialist recruitment support to organisations operating in several complex industry sectors including education, engineering, and aviation.

Jamie originally joined JMC as a recruitment manager before taking over as the Head of Operations at the end of 2018. Jamie has dedicated himself to continually improving both the customer and candidate experience; introducing new processes and technologies to make the entire recruitment process more efficient and more accessible.

As the Head of Operations, Jamie is able to seamlessly integrate the business functions necessary to continually deliver a high-quality service whilst also being responsible for the provision of more than 1,000 contract engineers per week.

Jamie’s determination to provide a class-leading service regularly motivates him to go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that both contractor and customer expectations are exceeded.



Michael Marshall
Safety & Quality Manager

Michael Marshall

Safety & Quality Manager - Jmc Recruitment | JMC Engineering | JMC Tank Services

Michael “Mick” Marshall started his career as an apprentice Aircraft Mechanic for British Airways at Heathrow in 1980. With his time-served under one of the most respected apprenticeships in the world and having spent time working as an approved engineer, Mick later moved to a smaller airline, British Air Ferries, operating out of Southend Airport. Mick remained at British Air Ferries until 1996, gaining his UKCAA Aircraft Maintenance Licence and assuming the role or Inspector/Supervisor. He later moved to Jersey European Airways, now Flybe, before embarking on a career as a contract engineer. Mick returned to Flybe a number of times over the years, working on a contract basis as a licensed certifier in both the Base and Line maintenance environments.

During his time as a contract engineer Mick worked for a host of airlines in the UK, Europe and the Middle-East, including Swiss International Airlines, Gulf Air, TNT, KLM UK, Brussels Airlines, as well maintenance organisations such as F R Aviation and Inflite.

Mick holds EASA Part 66 B1 and C licences with Type Ratings for Fokker F27, BAE146/RJ, Embraer 145 and 170/190 aircraft.

Mick joined JMC Recruitment Solutions in 2013 as the Safety and Quality Manager to attain ISO9001-2008 accreditation and to develop a Maintenance Organisation Exposition for the ever evolving JMC Engineering. Today, Mick provides safety and quality oversight and support for all of the JMC Group’s interests.

Mick is a valuable asset to the JMC Group. He works closely with colleagues and clients to find effective solutions to challenges that they may be experiencing. A consummate professional, Mick has incredibly high standards that translate into an enhanced culture of safety and quality throughout JMC.


Charlotte Hodge
Group Legal

Charlotte Hodge

Group Legal - Exeter, Cambridge | JMC Group

Prior to joining the JMC Group, Charlotte worked in private practice where her core area of work was commercial contracts and company law.

Charlotte joined the JMC Group in the spring of 2015, as its in-house solicitor. Her day-to-day role typically involves drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements and documents and advising the management team on where the risks to JMC might lie and how best to lessen them.

Charlotte particularly enjoys the wider role that her position with the JMC Group offers;

“I love the fact that when the phone goes or an email ‘pings’ in, I never quite know what area of law I might be spending the next few hours looking at!”

Charlotte gets a real sense of satisfaction if she is able to achieve a good deal for the JMC Group that will benefit the organisation and our customers around the world.



Emma Lee-Tubby
HR Manager

Emma Lee-Tubby

HR Manager - JMC Group

Emma joined the JMC Group having established her career within the legal services sector. It was here that Emma first developed her passion for, and drive to pursue a career in HR. Emma is an active member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) and in 2016 was awarded a CIPD certification in Human Resource Management.

Emma professes to enjoy the diversity that an HR generalist position offers, and is passionate about providing the JMC Group companies with a professional, comprehensive and high-quality HR service. Emma and her team are responsible for every aspect of the Human Resources portfolio, whether that be training and development, talent acquisition and retention or colleague support. Emma thrives when we pose challenges to keep her on her toes.

Away from the office, Emma enjoys adventuring out into the Devonshire countryside to capture her latest photographic masterpiece.


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JMC Group is a trading name of JMC Recruitment Solutions Limited, a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 06583787 with its registered office at Unit 1, First Floor, Exeter International Office Park, Clyst Honiton, Devon, EX5 2HL. For information only, the company JMC Group Limited is a holding company which does not trade, it is registered in England and Wales with company number 08647118 and has its registered address at Unit 1, First Floor, Exeter International Office Park, Clyst Honiton, Devon, EX5 2HL