Meet the Team

Jason Watson

Jason Watson

Director

Jason Watson began his career in the hospitality at the age of 16 working as a waiter to save for his first motorbike, and his passion for the industry hasn’t changed in 28 years. A large part of Jason’s career was with a leading late night entertainment brand, where he won a number of industry awards and launched some of their most successful nightclubs and bars. Jason moved into recruitment around 7 years ago, successfully developing and heading up the hospitality desk at a London based National Leisure and Hospitality Agency where he grew the desk to a team of 8 recruiters covering all sectors of hospitality. Jason is the founding Director of JSW Recruitment, specialising in hospitality recruitment, forging longstanding relationships and partnerships with key candidates and clients. A dad of two young boys, in his spare time he likes nothing more than spending time with his family and the odd escape for a round of golf.

Helen Keating

Helen Keating

Recruitment Director

Helen Keating spent 10 years in sales and operational leisure management gaining experience she has drawn on ever since over 12 highly successful years in recruitment. Her first 10 years were spent in Leisure and Hospitality recruitment heading up a specialist permanent recruitment team for a major national solutions based agency. Here she successfully recruited for major household brands within Health and Fitness, Spa and Beauty and Hospitality. Helen then moved to manage a high street recruitment agency for 2 years, gaining invaluable experience across many sectors, growing and developing teams before joining forces with Jason Watson to strengthen JSW’s presence and network in the Hospitality and Leisure Industry. Helen’s experience and professional approach provides a discrete and integral service that ensures the best candidates for every position. Outside work mum of twins Helen maintains a keen interest in health and fitness, and loves to get away on weekend breaks.

Nick Sinclair

Nick Sinclair

Chef Recruitment Specialist

Nick has over 20 years operational service leading kitchens to a high level as Executive Head Chef, working within the hospitality industry with experience in London, Australia and more recently Surrey. He has countless awards and accolades to his name and is an active and well respected member of the Craft Guild of Chefs, a regular Judge and mentor within the competition circuit, Nick is well known for his mentoring and training capabilities. Taking a step away from operations Nick heads up JSW’s Chef Recruitment, given his experience and knowledge he is the perfect connection between both candidates and clients. With some excellent connections across the UK within hotels, restaurants and contract catering sectors, Nick’s no nonsense approach towards work and the industry will build long, open and honest relationships with clients and candidates alike.

A true hospitality professional providing professional recruitment solutions within the hospitality Industry.

A Dad of 2 Nick loves nothing more than spending time with his young family along with the odd round of golf.