Key Personnel

As team members at WRS Tech our consultants offer an industry leading service and professionalism which benefits those we work with

Paul Hollowell CEO



Paul has comprehensive international recruitment experience in the Maritime sector spanning two decades specializing in Marine Operations, Technical Management and Offshore Construction.

As CEO of WRS Tech, Paul is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plans, making major corporate decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of the company, and acting as the main point of leadership across the company.

Outside of WRS Tech, Paul is a dedicated father and is committed to personal fitness training, who can often be found at the weekend on his bike, in the gym at the weights bench or participating in a running event.

James Dryden CTO



James has an extensive international maritime background and leads the teams at WRS tech who resource, recruit and retain technical professionals to the Marine and Shipbuilding Industries.

As CTO of WRS tech, It is James’ role is to plan, direct and oversea the companies policies, rules, initiatives, and goals to ensure that WRS Tech continues to offer high level technical  recruitment consultancy services to our clients in addition to leading the Marine and Shipbuilding teams.

Outside of WRS Tech, James enjoys playing for and supporting his local rugby club, Petersfield RFC along with pursuing various country pursuits.

Andrea Cox COO


Andrea has spent over three decades delivering recruitment solutions and support to some of the world’s largest international companies.

As COO of WRS Tech, Andrea guides individual Consultants, Resourcers, Directors and back office staff to deliver to our clients their exact needs. Andrea’s significant experience and expertise allows her to engage with clients and enables WRS Tech to offer a fantastic service and deliver upon it.

Outside of WRS Tech, Andrea is a keen gardener and enjoys the Hampshire countryside walking her Airdale Terrier (WRS Tech’s Office dog called Eric).

Stuart Cox CFO & Group Chairman


Stuart has over 30 years running and managing recruitment companies and has been involved in some the world’s largest shipbuilding projects.

As CFO & Group Chairman of WRS Tech, Stuart ensures legal compliance of WRs Tech’s operations, contracts and payroll as well as lending his advice and support to individual campaigns and clients as and when needed.

Outside of WRS Tech Stuart is a whirlwind of activity and can be found anywhere up to and including looking after his personal menagerie of animals, driving his tractor, sailing in the Solent or supporting his beloved Portsmouth Football Club.

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