Matt Bridge
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Matt Bridge

Associate Director - Crew Recruitment

About Matt

​Matt is the Associate Director of Crew Recruitment at Faststream Recruitment.

With strong business acumen and extensive experience in commercially driven roles within the maritime industry, Matt possesses knowledge and expertise that are valuable to both our clients and candidates.

With a track record in developing teams, Matt leads the shipping team in the recruitment of all seagoing roles worldwide. He is passionate about providing an outstanding service, establishing strong business relationships, and building a highly successful team.

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