As deputy CEO of Robert Walters plc, Giles Daubeney works closely with the chairman and the board, taking a more active role in the company’s strategy while also maintaining the responsibilities of his previous COO role. He joined the company in 1988 and became deputy CEO in January 2016. From 1990 to 1994, he was based in Amsterdam and responsible for the group’s Dutch and Belgian operations. Daubeney became COO in 1999, and was appointed to the board in 2000. Prior to Robert Walters, Daubeney worked in recruitment for Accountancy Selection Ltd. and Badenoch & Clark Ltd.