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Experience, insight & delivery.

Stax helps put the scale into

scale-up tech businesses.

Stax was founded on the belief that there are no excuses for anything less than an exceptional personalised service for EVERY client.

Having been part of a large Recruitment business, Alex and Ash decided to start Stax and get back to what they love doing which is working closely with scale-up businesses and forming lasting relationships. 

We specialize in supporting our clients with high in demand technical experts skills such as CTOs, Tech Leaders, Software Engineers, Data, Cloud/DevOps. 

We work with clients across many growth sectors such as AI, Blockchain, Social platforms, Gaming, Green-tech, Fin-tech, Health-tech.

We have clients and a global network across Europe and the USA. With our innovative tools and data-driven approach, we make finding the right talent easy and hassle-free. Our personalised service with a human touch ensures that we deliver the best results for our clients every time. 

Meet the team.

Alex Mason


Alex has over 12 years of global tech recruitment and leadership experience. Connecting the best software talent with some of the most exciting scale-ups across Europe and the USA.  A father of two, husband of one and a former musician.

Ash Blanchard


Ash has close to 10 years of experience in Technical Staffing, Headhunting, and 7 in leading teams across Europe and the USA. A father of two, an addicted golfer, and retired Cricketer.

The values we live and breathe.

Be human

We embrace technology and all of the benefits it brings. But….. we believe nothing beats human interaction, kindness and empathy. We treat everyone we interact with respect and are great listeners. There’s no one-size fits all in our world.

Be honest

Sometimes we’ll tell you what you may not want to hear but we believe honesty is the best policy , always. Candidates and clients rely on Stax to provide them with accurate information and to represent them truthfully.

Be memorable

We always aim to offer an extremely friendly and professional service. We value our reputation.  By providing a personalised service and going above and beyond expectations we make a positive impact on candidates and clients, which leads to  to referrals and repeat business.

What people are saying

We can tell you about the amazing things we can do, but we think our customers can tell you better.

Dmytro - Director - California

I consider myself lucky that I met Ashley.

I consider myself lucky that I met Ashley. He combines top level professionalism and genuine, honest, open and kindhearted personality.

Brad - VP of tech - Wholefoods, USA

Working with stax was great!

Working with Alex was great. He actively listened to understand the skills and culture that we needed for our roles, he regularly checked in to give us status and he welcomed working on our hardest to place roles.

Nick - Tech Director - UK

Not like other recruiters!

Stax are not like other recruiters, they really cares about your needs and requirements. They are very personable and not pushy. Stax have found multiple candidates that we've recruited on a contract basis. I would always call Stax first when I need to find help.

Osvaldo - Director - London

My exclusive recruitment partner

Alex did a great job in engaging with the business, understanding my priorities and provide very good candidates. It went so well that I decided to work with him on an exclusive basis. I highly recommend Alex to both businesses and candidates.

Alex - Candidate - Software Engineer

No one better!

Alex is a top recruiter who helped me get amazing contracts. There's no one better!