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Brian Wilkinson

Brian Wilkinson

Brian Wilkinson is CEO of UK-based specialist engineering and technology recruitment firm Gattaca, having joined the company in December 2013. Gattaca posted turnover of £616.9 million in 2016. Wilkinson has worked in the recruitment industry for more than 35 years and brings extensive international as well as M&A experience to Gattaca. Wilkinson has been an(…)

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 Reed

James Reed

James Reed is chairman of the Reed Global group of companies, which was founded by Reed’s father, Sir Alec Reed, in 1960. The company has 3,300 permanent employees working across 417 business units in 158 locations worldwide. James Reed is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and was formerly an(…)

Ann Swain

Ann Swain

Ann Swain has been the chief executive of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies since 1999. The trade body supports the needs of recruitment firms operating in professional staffing sectors in the UK, Asia Pacific and Germany. Swain has more than 20 years’ recruitment experience and is a leading commentator on professional recruitment trends, the(…)

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(…)

Ann Swain

Ann Swain

Ann Swain has been the chief executive of APSCo since 1999, establishing it as the only trade body dedicated to supporting the needs of recruitment firms operating in professional staffing sectors in the UK. APSCo has a reputation for innovation and leadership and now has a global footprint with separate international businesses in Germany and(…)

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson is CEO of Fircroft, which was founded by his father, John Johnson. He joined in 1997 as a consultant and was promoted to operations director for the international oil and gas sector in 2001. Since taking the helm in 2005, he has overseen the global expansion of the company, taking advantage of the(…)

Nick Cox

Nick Cox

Nick Cox joined Hays in 1983 working in the accountancy and finance/banking division as a recruitment consultant, progressing to regional director and then UK director. He was appointed managing director, UK & Europe, for Hays Information Technology in 1997. He was promoted to Hays UK board director in 2003, responsible for seven specialisms, including HR,(…)

James Kelly

James Kelly

James Kelly joined technology recruitment specialist Lorien Resourcing as CEO in August 2008. He has successfully guided Lorien through a period of rapid growth during which revenues increased from £147 million to £296 million and both contract and permanent placement numbers have doubled. With Lorien, Kelly has sold and delivered large-scale managed service and recruitment(…)

Nick Cox

Nick Cox

Nick Cox became Hays’ managing director for Continental Europe and Rest of the World (CERoW) in 2006, reporting directly to the CEO. As one of Hay’s three operating divisions, CERoW comprises 22 countries out of 32 in the Group. Cox joined Hays in 1983, working in the accountancy and finance/banking division as a recruitment consultant,(…)