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Sue Ormerod

Regional Director
Executive IT
Office: Newcastle upon Tyne

As part of the senior leadership team within Nigel Wright Recruitment, Sue has responsibility for two specialist recruitment teams within IT and HR who recruit for clients throughout the North of England.

Sue joined Nigel Wright in 2002 and was initially responsible for building the IT recruitment team. Since joining Nigel Wright, Sue has also helped establish and launch the IT contract and wider interim recruitment offering, before joining the senior management team in 2010. Sue has specific responsibility for growing the IT & HR recruitment business and is personally responsible for delivering recruitment assignments for Senior IT & HR management posts in the North of the UK. She also has engagement partner responsibility for several key accounts.

Sue continues to chair and organise the Nigel Wright IT Director Forum which has now been in existence since 2005 and she is heavily involved in our HR Business Leaders’ Forum. As invitation only forums, they give specialist business leaders the opportunity to build strong and collaborative bonds with like-minded executives in the region.

Sue has worked in multiple disciplines and in IT recruitment for 20 years. She has significant experience in finance recruitment as well as being involved in managing executive HR assignments. She developed and managed a large temporary commercial workforce of up to 160 weekly paid temporary staff for a national recruitment agency. Sue started her business career in retail management where she was a Store Manager.

  • Sue took the time to understand our business and needs before looking for a suitable candidate. This resulted in us finding the right person first time.

    Operations Director, C-Ways

  • Very professional and knowledgeable, answered my queries promptly. Would recommend to anyone seeking a new career.


  • Sue was amiable and highly professional. She was knowledgeable about the local market, and only put me forward for jobs where there was a good fit between mine and her client's needs. Highly recommended.


  • We received an exceptional service from Sue, she listened to our requirements and feedback and provided us with quality candidates, and we had the position filled quickly.

    Lisa Davidson, HR Director, Connect Health

  • Always professional, considerate and pleasant. One of the very few IT recruitment organisations I’d recommend. Sue and the team would always be my first port of call.


  • Sue was brilliant and kept me informed throughout the process. A real breath of fresh air for recruitment.


  • Very professional, personable and aware of potential job status at each stage with structured feedback and coaching. I would recommend Nigel Wright.


  • An absolute delight working with the team at Nigel Wright. They make the effort to understand you and the roles that fit you. Thanks for your help.


  • A great first conversation which provided a lot of food for thought. I really appreciated the two-way honest conversation and the discussion around options that might be available.


  • Superb market knowledge combined with superb listening skills.