Kevin Green is chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the professional body for the UK’s £26.5 billion recruitment industry. Green joined the REC in 2008, having been HR director at Royal Mail, where he was responsible for all people related issues for the business with its 165,000 employees. The REC is committed to raising recruitment standards and highlighting excellence throughout the industry. It represents 3,506 corporate members and 4,744 individual members within the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP), all of whom must abide by a code of professional practice.