Appointed managing director of APSCo Outsource in January 2021, Melanie Forbes is developing and leading a new trade body representing the outsource market. Prior to this, Forbes was group managing director at Rullion, one of the largest recruitment companies in the UK. Forbes helped ensure Rullion’s growth by assessing the company’s products and services and building value with a long-term strategy. A 25-year veteran of the industry, she thrives on ensuring that the recruitment industry stands inclusive and diverse. Forbes is an active member of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative and is also on the leadership team of Ambitious about Autism.