Julia Robertson was appointed CEO of the Impellam Group in April 2013. She joined Carlisle in 2000 following the acquisition of Tate. Following the 2008 Impellam merger, she was appointed as the divisional CEO of Impellam’s U.K. staffing businesses. Prior to Impellam/Carlisle, Robertson was chief executive of the Institute of Employment Consultants (now known as the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, a U.K. confederation of staffing firms), the professional body for the U.K. recruitment industry, and founded her own recruitment business, which was sold to Carlisle alongside Tate. Robertson is also a non-executive director, and sits on the board of trustees for Trinity Hospice.