Staff Profile

Donovan Whittaker

Senior Business Manager

  • 9
    Years recruitment experience
  • 12
    Countries visited
  • 2007
    If you could relive any year, what would it be?
  • Location London
  • Team Office & Specialist Support

With over 9 years recruitment experience, Donovan focuses on delivering a specialist bespoke consultative approach to maximise service experience for both client and candidate. As Senior Business Manager at TPP Donovan specialises in a wide range of office and specialist support roles across the non-profit sector. Areas of expertise include prospect research, data, legacy compliance, hearings, committees, governance, projects, programmes, operations, executive support and more.Donovan has successfully recruited permanent and long term contract roles for a broad range of non-profits including large international NGO’s, membership bodies, regulatory bodies, foundations, trusts through to smaller local grassroots charities.

His background has developed from small humble entrepreneurial beginnings through to international business development in the US. Forming good working relationships has always been an integral part of his role since his career began. The joy expressed by candidates when you break break the news of a job offer they have been hoping for, makes this one of the most rewarding work experiences.

Why did you join TPP?

When I was at a crossroads in my career, the managers I met with left a great impression and resonated with what I was looking for from my next employer.

Your greatest achievement?

Seeing the world

Unusual fact?

My elbows are double jointed

Favourite film or book?

Fan of Shawshank Redemption

Tea or coffee?


  • 020 7198 6000
  • TPP Recruitment, Northern & Shell Building, 4th Floor, 10 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6AF