Our Story

Cathcart Associates is an International Technology Recruitment Company. As one of the top Independent IT Recruitment Companies in the UK, we have chosen Thailand as our base in South East Asia, and our team in Bangkok delivers simple, professional and effective Technical Recruitment.

We don't just send CVs. We consult with our clients to ensure we provide an honest, impartial and knowledgeable take on their recruitment needs. Finding technical talent in Thailand has never been harder - but our work ethic, our specialism and our experience means that we are best placed to know who is right for your organisation.

We are an agile and independent organisation, backed by a hugely successful international recruitment group. This means we have been able to invest hugely in our database and advertising reach to ensure we have access to the best Technical talent in Thailand.

Our Team


Nick Macdougall
Managing Consultant

Nick has an MSc in Media Management and an MA in English from the University of Glasgow. In 2015 he opened our first international office in Bangkok, Thailand and is now responsible for developing the business there; winning clients, identifying the best candidates as well as recruiting and training the rest of the team. A busy man!

Prairie Punsoni
Commercial Director

Prairie received her law degree from Thammasat Unversity in Thailand. She then went on to do her Masters in International Business Transaction and Comparative Laws at The University of San Francisco School of Laws. She has practiced in several leading law offices in Bangkok and one of the largest Petro-Chemical companies in the region. She has been instrumental in helping us opening Thailand - to the extent that without her, we'd still just be filling in forms! In her spare time she likes to play polo and eat good food! 

Piyatida Anthong (Jung)
Senior Consultant - Analysis & Management

Piyatida Anthong (Jung) graduated from Kasetsart University with a BA in English Literature and Psychology with honours. She specialises in identifying the best candidates from the more hands-off areas on technology: Project Managers, Business Analysts, System Analysts and IT Audit. She has the right blend of expert communication skills, determination to understand her clients’ requirements and a deep understanding of her candidates’ skills to provide the best quality recruitment service in Thailand 

Thakaewklaow Kaewmungkhala (Prae)
Consultant – Web Development

Thakaewklaow (Prae) graduated from Assumption University with a BFA in Contemporary Music Performance - giving her a strong sense of team work and listening skills. She specialises in fulfilling the needs of organisations and candidates working in Web Development by providing a consultative approach and has established herself as a quality recruiter.

Phachara Charoensap (Pond)
Consultant - Business Intelligence, Database & CRM

Pond graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, majoring in International Relations from Chulalongkorn University. He strives to be a consummate professional in his field, with a  desire is to make sure that candidates and clients receive the best recruitment service. Outside of work, he loves to play basketball in his spare time.   

Thankamon Wongsuppapat (Book)
Consultant - Microsoft .Net

Book has a BA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Stamford International University. She has a strong passion to learn and understand the requirements of her client and candidate, in order to deliver the best recruitment service in Microsoft .NET technology and non-open source software development field.

Dollada Puangsod (Katoon)
Consultant - QA and Tester

Katoon graduated from Mahidol university with a degree in Biotechnology. She worked in the United States for two years which gave her a new perspective by interacting with people from different countries and cultures. She focuses on finding skilled QA and Testers for a range of companies across Thailand.

Chanatinad Chotiksatis (Nice)
Executive Office Administrator

Chanatinad (Nice) graduated from Kasesart University in 2017 in International Relations. She joined us to help with all our back office activities and has been a real star in getting the business running ever more smoothly. Nice is also instrumental in assisting with social media, marketing and internal recruitment as well as acting as our Client Liaison.


Sam Wason
Co-founder and Joint Managing Director

Sam has been in recruitment for over ten years, and heads up our Senior Appointments team, finding work for Project and Programme Managers, Business Analysts, IT Managers and Directors – although there aren’t many areas of IT he doesn’t know about.  Originally from Manchester, Sam has a Masters in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh – just what you need to be a successful recruiter.

Gordon Kaye
Co-founder and Joint Managing Director

Gordon has 17 years IT recruitment experience in Scotland, Cathcart Associates being only his second employer in that time. Starting his career with a degree in Information Management, he has permanent, contract and business development experience and a very customer-focused recruitment style. It’s helped him build countless successful relationships with countless organisations over the years.

Bevin Gosling
Operations Director

Bevin has a BA (Hons) in Fashion Business from Glasgow Caledonian University. She joined us following two successful years in London after graduating. Bevin is the Operations Director - managing back office and our social media, marketing and internal recruitment as well as acting as our Client and Contractor Liaison.