Meet HS2 experts


HS2 is a career defining project and your chance to work on a project that will stand the test of time. Your HS2 recruitment team is passionate about their role in helping you on that journey. Get to know them and if you want to be a part of HS2ORY get in touch.



Get to know the specialists

Graham Day 

Department Manager

Graham heads up Matchtech’s rail department, which specialises in the recruitment of niche rail engineering skillsets. Building strong relationships and understanding the challenges of clients and engineers is a key focus for Graham and every member of his team. HS2 is truly career defining and Graham leads his team in keeping up to date with news and developments to continuously learn how they can support this exciting project. Graham’s HS2 project team specialises in the technical aspects of engineering and construction phases, from early stage design to project handover.

Outside of work you can find Graham at Lords for Test matches or supporting Watford FC.

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Nathan Stonelake 

Team Leader

As Team Leader of our HS2 project team, Nathan works with a team of specialist recruiters sourcing talented engineers for the project. By specialising in design, he has built an in-depth knowledge and understanding of this market. The team’s key disciplines are: design engineers, CAD technicians and engineering/CAD/BIM managers. Nathan believes HS2 will improve the UK’s connectivity and make journeys across the UK more efficient and enjoys being a part of the project.

Aside from sourcing strong engineering talent for HS2, Nathan is keen on playing and following many sports, football in particular.

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David Baisan  

Engineering Design & Management Lead Consultant

Having worked in Matchtech’s rail team for three years, Lead Consultant David is now part of a dedicated HS2 recruitment team in London. David has developed his market expertise through project mapping high profile projects and working closely with clients to understand their needs and build relationships. David is proud to be part of the recruitment team for a complex project that will change the infrastructure of the UK and will bring huge opportunities for both the transport industry and the UK economy.

Aside from rail recruitment, football is David’s passion which he enjoys playing or watching on TV. He also loves music.

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Ed Murison  

Senior Recruitment Consultant

As a Senior Recruitment Consultant within the rail team at Matchtech, Ed specialises in sourcing niche skills within London, such as CAD and BIM coordinators, modellers and document controllers. The relationships Ed has built with clients and candidates has helped him become a specialist in his field. Ed is keen to see how HS2 develops as a project that recognises the importance of BIM.

Outside of work, Ed is a keen boxer and enjoys socialising with his friends and work colleagues.

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