Meet the team

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

Nicola Lathbury

Managing Director

With over 17 years experience in recruitment, fifteen of them being in Facilities Management Nicola has carved herself a name as "Trusted Advisor" in the FM sector.
She holds the position of Chair of Women in FM and Midlands Region for the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) and has been a volunteer for the Institute for the past eight years, arranging CPD Key Learning Events and Networking events across the UK to help FM professionals enhance their knowledge and progress in their career.
Nicola founded Hexagon Group after taking a break from recruitment and working for a Facilities Management Service Provider as Head of Operations. She became frustrated by poor service levels from recruitment companies whilst recruiting FM staff for her team. Knowing there was a better way, she left to form Hexagon.
With an extensive network of contacts within FM, she is seen as an industry influencer and recently won "Midlands Networker of the Year" at the Midlands Business Community and Charity Awards.
Nicola also founded and runs FM Connect - networking for FM & Property Professionals and is a volunteer for Unite 4 Homeless, a local homeless charity.

Sean Sexton


Sean is a seasoned recruiter within the built environment, having started his recruitment career in construction specialising in commercial management before moving into the Facilities Management sector in the mid 2000’s.

Having managed large multi-disciplinary teams, he has an impressive knowledge of the Real Estate sector and has worked extensively with Developers, Property Investors, Consultancies and Facilities Management providers in the UK and abroad. Sean is passionate about innovation in the workplace and is the co-host of the Podcast “The Make Workplace Great Again Podcast”

Outside of work Sean is a keen outdoorsperson, going on regular trekking, paddleboarding and cycling tours in the UK, Europe and most recently, South America.

Luke Backhouse

Sector Lead – Real Estate and Property

Luke heads up property and real estate for Hexagon and has built an extensive network and an excellent reputation in the industry over the past 5 years.
In addition to successfully supporting many of the worlds leading property consultancies, developers, and managing agents on retained and contingency recruitment projects, Luke has worked with some of the most exciting boutique companies in the space. Luke has a great deal of pride and passion in finding the perfect fit between candidates and clients and has a successful track record recruiting across the commercial, retail, industrial and residential sectors at all levels.
Out of work, Luke enjoys spending time with his young daughter and watching his beloved football club, Manchester United where he holds a season ticket and reminiscing about their glory days.

Would you like to join our team?

Hexagon Group is growing!

Nothing gives us more pleasure than adding new members to our team and we are always interested to speak with people that share our values of integrity, honesty, and empathy.

 Why join Hexagon?

We are recognised by the industry as sector experts.

We bring a fresh innovative approach and unique culture that promotes trust, fairness and entrepreneurialism.

We work with for some of the most exciting companies in our sector.

We’ve kept hybrid working, coming into the office 2 – 3 days a week.

We have an uncapped, lucrative commission scheme which is one of the best in the industry.

We love going out for end of quarter meals in recognition of over-achievement.

Find out more

If you would like to know more, simply fill in the form on this page or get in touch directly with Nikki or Sean.

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