Albert Ellis is the CEO of Harvey Nash Group, a London-based information technology staffing and services firm. Originally appointed to the board in 2000 as CFO, he became CEO in 2005. Twelve years after being at the helm, the company has expanded its footprint globally with revenue of £784.3 million. Ellis joined Harvey Nash in 1998 from Hays plc. Before that, he worked in the accounting and auditing profession after qualifying as a chartered accountant. He is on the board of Asia House and is an advisor at London City University’s Cass Business School for its information leadership course.