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Ambition Hires New Director of BD and Marketing


Professional Services recruitment specialists Ambition have appointed Ben Stevenson as Director of BD, Marketing & Communications.

Stevenson brings a wealth of recruitment experience, having led teams recruiting business development and marketing professionals for over 11 years.  He commenced his recruitment career at Hudson Global Resources before moving to Robert Walters Plc in London where he built and led the Sales and Marketing division, then joined EMR as Commercial Director.

As Director of BD, Marketing & Communications, Stevenson will be responsible for growing the UK business alongside Managing Director Nicky Acuna Ocana and Director Matthew Gardner as well as continuing to build the company’s presence in Practice, Property and Consultancy.

Acuna Ocana commented:

“We have experienced significant growth over the last two years and the appointment of a new Director is the next big step to drive the brand further. We are delighted to have Ben on board to help us continue to build better futures for our clients, candidates and employees, and I am looking forward to seeing the London BD & Marketing function continue to grow from strength to strength.”

Stevenson said of his appointment:

“I am delighted to be joining the Ambition team at such an exciting time for the business. The team here are truly experts in their fields and we have an incredibly strong platform to build from. I am really looking forward to replicating the market leading success in Legal BD & Marketing with new and existing clients in Practice, Property and Consultancy. “


During Nathan’s early career, he gained considerable experience from across many industries including Sales, Teaching and Retail, however more recently Nathan has delved into the world Digital Marketing and Publishing. Drawing on his past experiences, Nathan brings all aspects of his knowledge into Recruitment Buzz, possessing great research and social media skills.

Born and bred in Wales, Nathan is as Welsh as they come – living in the heart of the Valleys, Nathan proudly takes place as our resident Welsh speaker. However, Nathan’s knowledge of global understanding exceeds the Welsh borders, having lived in London, parts of the US and Ecuador.

Nathan is a self-proclaimed geek, having gained a degree in Natural Science via the Open University in Wales. In addition to his passion for science, he has a love for technology, nature, art and of course football!


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