Gareth Lloyd is a senior analyst for recruitment with the AIM Group. He is a C-level executive who helps media companies navigate the cutting edge of digital, particularly applying technology and innovation to recruitment classifieds, and the launch new ventures. He has eight years of executive experience in job boards and 14 years’ experience in digital leadership and consulting.Most recently, Lloyd spent five years as COO of Trinity Mirror’s digital classifieds business. Prior to that he was COO of Financial Times Exec-Appointments. In 2013, he graduated from the University of Oxford’s Postgraduate course in Strategy and Innovation with a thesis on “Disruption of the online talent sourcing market by social networks.”
Originally qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Lloyd spent 6 years as a management consultant with Deloitte in London and Sydney, advising high-growth businesses in technology, media and services. His first commercial role was as CIO of the largest recruitment advertising agency in Australasia.
Fun Facts about Gareth
- Most memorable scuba dives: with sharks and seals off the coast of New South Wales
- Best Christmases: on the beach at Byron Bay in Australia and Phi Phi Island in Thailand
- Favourite consulting assignment: involved a famous Parisian football club and a late night helicopter flight to Monaco