Meet the team

Joanne Caine

Joanne Caine FIRP DipRP

Managing Director

Jo joined Cathedral Appointments over 25 years ago and now leads the business alongside Clodagh, who joined the company in 2021. Jo is a local employment expert and a former board member of Exeter’s leading business membership organisation, Exeter Chamber. She is also a Fellow of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and has an Associated CIPD membership.
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Clodagh Murphy

Clodagh Murphy MBA; BSc Business & IT

Director

Clodagh is a business leader, holding over two decades’ experience in the tech and IT sectors. Her career began in 1996 working in San Francisco for a Mutual Fund Company. Clodagh then moved back to her home city, Dublin where she spent four years in a variety of roles for eircom. In 2003, Clodagh relocated to the UK and has had a number of leadership roles in Tech & IT Services businesses, including KCOM Group PLC, where she progressed to Managing Director of Eclipse Internet and grew that business from £20m to £40m turnover.
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Jo Howell

Jo Howell BTEC BA & MGT

Recruitment Manager

Jo joined Cathedral Appointments in 2012 after over 20 years in recruitment spanning the whole of the UK - Aberdeen, Home Counties, Greater Manchester and the South West! She recruits for both Financial Services and Accountancy professionals and is known in the office for finding the needle in the haystack candidate where no one else can!
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Charlotte Coke

Charlotte Coke

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Charlotte has over a decade of recruiting in the South West with a passion, for providing candidates and clients with a true partnering experience. An out-of-box consultant who will find you the solutions to attract top talent.
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Conor Mellamphy

Conor Mellamphy

Tech Recruitment Consultant

Conor is a seasoned tech recruiter working closely with clients and candidates alike. He's originally from the South East... but we won't hold that against him! Conor is ambitious both professionally and personally. He loves nothing more than a challenge and is keen to explore all the South West has to offer.
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Charlotte Ferguson

Charlotte Ferguson MCIPD

Recruitment Manager

Having spent over seven years as a Recruitment Manager in two leading national law firms based in the South West, Charlotte has a passion for working with law firms to support partners and teams to find top talent in order to flourish and grow.
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Ally Brett

Ally Brett BA English

Marketing Specialist

Ally specialises in content production and digital marketing and will be helping both Cathedral Appointments and CA Tech Talent with our industry positioning, digital strategy and more! Ally has over 8 years of experience working in marketing for both local and national businesses, and is new to working in the recruitment sector. 
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Heidi Luke

Heidi Luke

Recruitment Administrator

Heidi is an integral part of the team supporting the business. With no two days the same, Heidi juggles many different balls, always delivering for her colleagues and clients with a smile. 
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Georgia Parkhouse

Georgia Parkhouse CertRP

Recruitment Consultant

Georgia joined the Cathedral Appointments team in July 2022. Prior to this Georgia was a Sales Executive with Hanlons Brewery for 8 years. Mum to Louis, Georgia also volunteers at Exeter Athletic RFC managing the U15 rugby team and also organises volunteers for the Exeter Chiefs foundation.
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Laura Hitchman

Laura Hitchman CertRR

Recruitment Administrator

Working alongside Heidi, Laura is an integral part of the team supporting the business.  While no two days are the same and we work in a fast-paced environment, Laura always has a smile on her face and enjoys nothing more than helping her colleagues find talent for local employers.  
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