Brian Tappy

Having now worked in recruitment since 1993 with the same company, Next Phase Recruitment, Brian must be doing something right! Brian provides a professional service to clients and candidates in the market place.

His specialties include: Recruitment services focussed on positions in Clinical Operations (all levels and disciplines), Clinical Supplies, IVRS/IWRS/IRT, EDC, ePRO, Quality Assurance, Project Management, Supply Chains, Operations and Packaging Technology.


What’s your favourite thing about your job?

Helping people advance their careers

Who is your idol/role model?

Todd Rundgren, greatest living songwriter, singer, guitarist and producer. Todd who...? Check him out!

What is your best achievement in the last 12 months?

Building a UK clinical contract team for a global pharma company that has outperformed their counterpart teams in the company’s 4 other international clinical centres. Thanks guys and girls, you know who you are!

If you could be doing anything right now, what would it be?

Learn to play guitar with a tenth of the expertise of Todd Rundgren

If you could sum up recruitment in 3 words, what would it be?

Satisfying and frustrating

What’s your perfect meal?

One cooked by my wife and eaten when just the two of us are there

What’s top of your bucket list?

To kick it while I am still in good health and happy

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After 20+ years here, Brian has just about served his apprenticeship and must be doing something vaguely right! Brian loves working with an endless diversification of people, making this job amazing (most of the time……)