About our company
Our Core Values
Passion, Knowledge, Success.
To be the chosen recruiter within the cosmetic industry
Arthur Edward was established in 2002 and work exclusively in the cosmetics and beauty industry because it’s what we love.
We are passionate about product and innovation, understand the pressures and processes within our industry and expect our clients and candidates to share our passion.
We like to build lifetime relationships with both our candidates and our clients by providing a professional and cost effective service
We are members of the Society of Cosmetic Scientist and Cosmetic Executive Women we also have close ties with HPCi media, SPC Magazine and CosmeticsBusiness.com.
Attending meetings and conferences keeps us abreast of developments within the industry. We visit raw material, packaging, manufacturing, product and consumer exhibitions.
Meet the team
Heidi Bannister Managing Director
Heidi is Managing Director of Arthur Edward, she has worked in FMCG recruitment since 1998 and exclusively within the cosmetic and toiletries...Read more
Ana Filipa Calado Recruitment Manager
Ana Filipa is our Portuguese Fashionista, she is our Technical Brains having a MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences and 6 years experience working in...Read more
Melissa Shifrin Recruitment Manager
Melissa is our blond firecracker that loves all things hair & beauty. A seasoned recruitment professional having spent 14 years in the industry,...Read more
Carol Carson HR Consultant
Carol is HR Consultant at Arthur Edward, she has a wealth of experience, almost 30 years, within the international cosmetics, beauty and retail...Read more
Christina Krajewski Resourcer
Christina is our wee Fashion Management graduate with an international heritage from Scotland, Poland and Germany. Christina brings tons of...Read more
Joe Bannister Trainee Recruiter
Joe is our enthusiastic trainee, who has been working part time since 2014 and joined full time in July 2016. Joe has a number of awards for 100%...Read more
Helen Balchin Business Manager
Helen is a graduate in Biology & Home Economics and brings over 20 years’ experience in commercial banking. She is diligent and precise, helping...Read more
Claire Eddison-Cardy Marketing Manager
Claire joined Arthur Edward, having previously worked alonside Heidi on the Management Team at Athena Fem and it is just so great to have her...Read more
Neil Bannister Database Guru
Neil is our data base Guru, his background as a Mechanical Engineer, Toolmaker and Kitchen fitter together with his painstakingly precise manner...Read more
Scooby Doo Reality Checker
Scooby Doo is our gorgeous Office Dog, he reminds us that there is always time to have fun, eat treats and chase cats... He is a proud English...Read more
Paul Ives Photographer
Paul is our amazing photographer and has been responsible for all of Heidi's product and people shoots for the last 30 years. He is a talented...Read more