Impellam Group CEO Julia Robertson has worked in staffing for her entire career and has enjoyed both entrepreneurial and corporate success. She founded her own recruitment company in 1986 and later joined Tate as managing director, where she developed her craft, subsequently selling both businesses to Carlisle Staffing Services, now the Impellam Group. Robertson became CEO of Impellam’s UK staffing and managed services businesses after the 2008 merger and was appointed group CEO in April 2013. She formerly served as CEO of the Institute of Employment Consultants (now known as the REC), the professional body for the UK recruitment industry.