Staffing 100 Europe | Hall of Fame | 2020
Robert Walters established specialist professional recruitment consultancy Robert Walters in 1985 in London. The £1.22 billion Robert Walters Group now comprises three specialist brands providing recruitment consultancy, staffing, recruitment process outsourcing and managed services. The company operates across 31 countries and employs more than 3,700 people. Walters began his career with Touche Ross, and in 1978 he joined the recruitment firm Michael Page, where he set up its New York office before returning to London to found his own business. In 2015, the company’s operations were certified as 100% Carbon Balanced worldwide by the World Land Trust. In 2020, the group pledged to plant a tree for every permanent candidate it placed.