Simon Blockley is the managing director of Guidant, the specialist recruitment outsourcing business of Impellam. Blockley has 20 years of recruitment outsourcing and managed service expertise, covering MSP and RPO design, planning and implementation. Blockley is also an executive board member of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative. He joined Guidant in 2014 as client solutions director and was promoted to managing director in May 2017. He is responsible for implementing Guidant’s three-year strategy (“People-Lead-Growth”) which sets a framework for the future direction of the business while ensuring an exceptional standard of service for clients, candidates, suppliers and for Guidant’s employees.