About Bodhi

Bodhi (pronounced boh-dee) is a Buddhist term meaning supreme knowledge and elightenment. It represents one's final transition to full wisdom



As specialist

Because of our expert approach, strong network and understanding of our clients specific data and digital requirements, we belive we can provide solutions to enlighten the digital transformation talent market.

We are a privately-owned company started nearly a decade ago, always adapting to the changing technology landscape. We have maintained our ambition of becoming a true specialist, implementing a methodology & approach to take businesses and technology forward

We have evolved from being a start up to a recognised market leader, backed up by an impressive client list, successful case studies and an extensive number of testimonials from clients and candidates.

Data is the lifeblood of almost every industry and the specialist candidates that help companies to get ahead of the competition are in high demand. As a business that has worked in Data Science & Analytics, Data Technology and Digital & CRM Marketing sectors for many years, this is where we excel.

Working in partnership

We work in collaboration with our clients and candidates to provide advice and consultancy to meet their specific challenges. Doing so always delivers a smoother and more effective service.

We listen, offer insight and apply our leading expertise and technology to select only the candidates that meet your brief.

Head of Business Intelligence, Groupon

Emma Stowell,

John always took the time to understand our exact requirements and provided exactly what I was looking for. He really got a grasp of our culture and met the challenge head on. I always found him to be incredibly upfront and honest and managed my expectations accordingly. They had brilliant knowledge of the local data and analytics market.

Expert knowledge and understanding

Our requirements can be quite demanding and all our requests are taken with a thorough understanding.

Head of Talent and Culture, Code Worldwide

Elena Ognyanova,

The sectors we cover are complex and constantly evolving with new tools and terminology. Our expertise comes into its own in understanding both what our clients really want and what candidates really need.

It’s not just about technical skills it’s about the culture within businesses and the professional nuances. It’s through this deeper enlightenment that enables us to create successful new partnerships between clients and candidates.


Our Team

John Howells


I manage the Data Science & Analytics team here at Bodhi. I have been in the recruitment industry for over 20 years and pride myself on delivering a professional service to both candidates and clients. I would say my golden rule is to treat others how you want to be treated! I have worked both client side and agency side, so have a unique view on the demands from both perspectives.

0203 854 8404

Zane O'Driscoll


I manage the data driven CRM and Digital Marketing division. I have helped businesses from FTSE 100 to start ups hire highly sought after and critical talent. From a candidate perspective we will provide you with the best choice of opportunities and help you through the interview and decision-making journey and make sure you are kept informed through the whole process.

0203 854 8401

Alex Wright

Practice Manager - CRM & Marketing Technology

I work with client-side businesses and marketing technology consultancies to provide technical & functional resource across enterprise marketing cloud platforms. I help businesses hire talented professionals and build entire teams during their CRM transformation programs. Providing specialist resource across CRM marketing, operations,  platform implementation and integration projects.

0203 854 8405

Jon Langdale

Senior Recruitment Consultant – CRM, Data Strategy and Planning

I'm an experienced CRM recruiter across all seniority levels in planning, strategy, client services and management. I've worked with leading CRM and marketing agencies and global client-side brands.  I have developed a robust network of candidates and clients  which has enabling me to work with some of the most sought-after professionals within the sector.

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0203 854 8406

Claude Heywood

Data Science Consultant

As a Data Science & Engineering recruiter it is my goal to drive my client's business forward by finding the best and brightest talent. I'm working with companies ranging from innovative start-ups to SME’s, providing a bespoke service. I am embedded in the data community in London & Berlin, this helps me attract the best professionals in this talent short market.

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0203 854 8408

Karl Houlding

Senior Consultant - Contracts

I am a healthcare specialist and have supported executives across numerous functions (including PPM, Financial improvement, Workforce, Operational efficiency and Governance). I have extensive  experience and insight of the key challenges involved and believe my understanding of systems, data and intelligence within the sector allows me to help clients build an efficient and sustainable organisation.

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0203 854 8403


Office dog

I'm an enthusiastic & talented graduate with a 1st class degree in sleeping. I spend the majority of my days dreaming of connecting companies to talented Data & Analytics candidates. Using an Un- Agile methodology, which involves significant snoring & grunting I try to demonstrate that I understand that there's no one-size-fits-all approach to recruitment. 


Careers at Bodhi

Due to business bounce back and increasing demand for data professionals, Bodhi is expanding and recruiting talented consultants for both permanent and contract data engineering roles with UK, Berlin and New York markets.

We’re looking for consultants who can provide specialist consultancy to meet the specific requirements of our clients and candidates. Our consultants combine technical skills, data driven recruitment processes and a deep understanding of client challenges and nuances to find the best candidates and develop successful partnerships.