About us

Information and Cyber Security specialists

Via Resource is one of the longest-standing specialist Information Security & Cyber Security recruitment agencies in the UK, Europe and USA having been founded by Tor Macleod in 2010. Over the last twelve years, we have built a reputation on being experts in the Information & Cyber Security market and have developed unparalleled insight and expertise within the industry, not to mention a vast network of contacts and opportunities for candidates and companies.

Our USP is working solely in the Information Security, Cyber Security & Data Protection market. We never have moved away from this and never will, which creates a collaborative environment that provides greater opportunities for candidates to find their dream role or clients to find the right person for their business. Whilst we are niche, we do cover the full breadth of Information & Cyber Security including but not limited to; Governance, Risk & Compliance, Security Engineering, Security Architecture, Penetration Testing, Cloud Security, Application Security, Security Operations & SOC, Data Protection & Privacy and many more related areas.

We have also built a reputation for providing more than just contingent recruitment services. Whilst we have expertise in Permanent & Contract recruitment, we also spent the last twelve years developing our offerings in Executive Search and Consultant & Managed Services offerings, both of which we can offer at the highest level within the industry.

The team at Via Resource is built of consultants with in-depth Information & Cyber Security recruitment experience and we boast one of the most experienced teams in the industry, all of whom can provide more than just recruitment services, but aid candidates and clients acting as true consultants.

Meet the team

Tor Macleod

Director

Tor has spent the last 10 years helping organisations build high performing Information Security teams. His experience spans from the development of large-scale recruitment and training programmes to helping Start-ups make the right security hire. His insight is from first hand experience of the real Cyber Security Skills Market. 

Sam Finn

Director

Sam joined Via Resource in 2011 as the first Consultant. With over 10 years of recruitment experience, all of which have been in the Information and Cyber Security field. Covering a full range of Information Security roles including GRC, Data Protection, Security Operations and many more. Sam’s main specialism is in Security Operations, Incident Response & Security Engineering. Where he has placed over 100 candidates in the industry and built relationships with teams globally, With certifications including CertRR, CertRP and Diploma in Recruitment Management.

 

James Spear

Director

James has over 11 years’ experience recruiting within technical markets, and in the last 9 years has been leading recruitment programmes in Cyber and Information Security. James has delivered permanent and interim security hires globally across various verticals including: Red Teaming, GRC, Cloud Security and consulting positions. He has been externally recognised within the industry for the success his teams have had within security and has partnered and co-founded security industry bodies aimed to enhance the standards of recruitment within security. His experience and passion for security is complemented with the existing track record that Via Resource have within the market. James joined Via Resource in 2019 as one of the most respected, highly regarded and established security recruitment businesses in the UK with the vision to grow the business and become a true leader in Security.

Adu Ansere

Principal Consultant

Adu has been recruiting solely in the cyber security sector since 2014 whilst working for Via Resource since October 2020. Adu focuses exclusively on penetration testing working with an array of national and international testing teams. Adu has nurtured numerous consultants in their search for new roles and has focused on positions ranging from entry level roles through to strategic leadership roles whilst working with a number of industry renowned subject matter experts.  

Steve Arnold

Senior Consultant

Steve recently joined the Via Resource team in 2021, having spent the last 4 years working solely in the Information/Cyber Security sector recruiting roles such as Information Security Manager, Security Architect, Security Engineers and Security Analysts.

Steve now solely focuses on Security Architecture positions for Via Resource and has experience managing the end-to-end recruitment process for organisations nationwide with roles covering all facets of Architecture both contract and permanent.

As well as this Steve gained a National Diploma Level 2 and NVQ Level 3 in Recruitment and is CertRP certified.

Ryan Bhimji

Senior Consultant

Ryan joins Via Resource with 4 years of recruitment experience within the cyber security vendor market. During his career, he has supported some the largest and best-known Gartner leading vendors in their expansions, as well as helping some of the most disruptive high growth start-ups establish themselves in new regions. His global experience in securing key hires across various business functions including Leadership, Sales, Pre-Sales, Marketing and Operations allows him to advise his clients across all their Go To Market hiring strategy. 

Louis White

Delivery Consultant

Louis joins Via Resource with 4 and a half years of recruitment experience, of which 2 years was spent in the Data, Cloud and Cyber & Information Security Market space.

Having placed candidates at all levels from Security Engineers to CISO’s and worked with some big consultancies from IBM, KPMG, Capgemini and many more. Louis has a strong background in placing successful candidates.

Louis joined Via Resource as a Delivery consultant focusing on finding top talent within the sector and supporting my colleagues.

Pritika Goyal

Marketing Manager

Pritika has over six years of marketing experience with a Level 6 CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing. Pritika is an experience and energetic Marketing Manager that has effectively managed marketing projects from conception to completion. Pritika currently works closely with the Via Resource team to execute campaigns whilst increasing brand awareness and leads.