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Peter Searle

Peter Searle

Throughout his 30-year career in recruitment, Airswift Executive Chairman Peter Searle has held managing director and chief executive positions with the Delphi Group, Ajilon and Adecco UK and Ireland. In 2006, Searle left Adecco UK and Ireland to join Spring as CEO. He returned in 2009 when Adecco purchased Spring and was appointed to the Group Executive Committee. In 2016, Searle became the CEO(…)

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow is a partner with law firm Osborne Clarke. Since 1990, he has advised staffing companies on all types of legal work, including commercial deals, international joint ventures and M&A.His multi-country team work for more than 100 hirers and suppliers on market-leading UK, EU and international flexible workforce (MSP, RPO and VMS) projects, regulation(…)

Phil Cooper

Phil Cooper

Phil Cooper’s experience includes 20 years in the human capital and workforce management industry spanning markets all over the globe. In his current role as VP, operations, EMEA for Allegis Global Solutions, Cooper is responsible for delivering solutions for global clients that integrate multiple technology partners and suppliers, while also managing programs and client implementations. In May 2017, Cooper led the expansion of AGS operations(…)

Paul Venables

Paul Venables

Paul Venables has been group finance director of Hays since 2006. He has previously worked at Deloitte and Touche in the US and Exel plc for 13 years before to its purchase by Deutsche Post and DHL Logistics in 2006. 2016

Giles Daubeney

Giles Daubeney

After working in recruitment for Accountancy Selection Ltd. and Badenoch & Clark Ltd., Giles Daubeney joined the Robert Walters plc in 1988. From 1990 to 1994, he was based in Amsterdam and was responsible for the Robert Walters’s Dutch and Belgian operations.Daubeney became COO in 1999, and was appointed to the board in July 2000.

James Caan

James Caan

James Caan made his fortune through the global, multi-million pound success of his companies Alexander Mann and Humana International. In 2004, he founded private equity firm Hamilton Bradshaw, which has more than 20 recruitment companies in its portfolio. He is best known for being on the hit BBC show Dragons’ Den, and more recently, The(…)

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow is a partner with law firm Osborne Clarke. Since 1990, he has advised staffing companies on all types of legal work including commercial deals, international joint ventures and M&A. His multicountry team works for more than 100 hirers and suppliers on market-leading UK, EU and international flexible workforce — MSP, RPO and VMS — projects, regulation of digital recruitment and online exchanges,(…)

Simon Wassall

Simon Wassall

Simon Wassall has been with Harvey Nash for more than 20 years and joined the PLC board in 2005. As European managing director, he is responsible for the UK and European professional recruitment operations. Prior to joining Harvey Nash, Wassall opened several new operations for Austin Benn, which led to his board appointment to a(…)

James Saoulli

James Saoulli

James Saoulli was appointed CEO of Rullion in 2017. Prior to his role as CEO, Saoulli was group board director of the company; before that, he held leadership roles in Rullion Solutions and Rullion Management Services. Prior to joining Rullion, he worked at General Electric. Saoulli holds an MBA from INSEAD and a master of science in economics from the University of Warwick.(…)

Phillip Ullmann

Phillip Ullmann

Phillip Ullmann is chief executive officer of the Cordant Group, which had revenue of £490 million in its latest reported year. The company provides security, cleaning and recruitment services, was originally founded in 1959 by Jack Ullman (as Securiplan) and continues to be owned and run by the Ullmann family.