After working in recruitment for Accountancy Selection Ltd. and Badenoch & Clark Ltd., Giles Daubeney joined Robert Walters plc in 1988. From 1990 to 1994 he was based in Amsterdam and was responsible for the group’s Dutch and Belgian operations. Daubeney was appointed to the role of chief operating officer in 1999, and was appointed to the board of Robert Walters plc in July 2000. In January 2016, Daubeney was appointed deputy CEO.