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Nicola McQueen

Nicola McQueen

CEO of Affinity Workforce, Nicola McQueen has worked in the recruitment industry for more than 20 years, first joining Hays then moving to Capita. By 2010, she was appointed as managing director of Capita Resourcing and significantly grew the business, launching new services internationally and integrating strategic acquisitions to enhance the existing proposition. In 2016, McQueen was appointed as executive director of the Workplace(…)

Andrew Hogarth

Andrew Hogarth

Andrew Hogarth is CEO of Staffline, which supplies up to 35,000 workers daily to more than 1,300 clients. Staffline also provides services to the UK government-funded Welfare to Work and Skills arena. Hogarth has been with the company since 2002. Private equity firm Living Bridge funded the management buyout of the firm in 2000 and(…)

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

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.

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.

Giles Daubeney

Giles Daubeney

As deputy CEO of Robert Walters plc, Giles Daubeney works closely with the chairman and the board, taking a more active role in the company’s strategy while also maintaining the responsibilities of his previous COO role. He joined the company in 1988 and became deputy CEO in January 2016. From 1990 to 1994, he was(…)

Oliver Watson

Oliver Watson

Oliver Watson is an executive board director for the PageGroup. He is responsible for all Michael Page, Page Executive and Page Personnel operations in the UK, US, Canada, Middle East and South Africa. Prior to this, he was regional managing director for Michael Page UK. Watson joined the company as a consultant in London in(…)

Brian Wilkinson

Brian Wilkinson

Brian Wilkinson is CEO of Matchtech Group Plc, having joined the company as executive chairman in December 2013. Wilkinson has worked in the recruitment industry for more than 30 years and has been an active proponent of raising standards over that time, serving terms as chairman of both FRES and the REC.

James Reed

James Reed

James Reed is chairman of Reed Global, which was founded by his father in 1960. The company has 3,000 employees working in 140 locations worldwide. Reed is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and was formerly an associate of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit and a member of the Institute for Public Policy Research’s business-led taskforce on race equality(…)

Alan Savage

Alan Savage

Alan Savage founded the Orion Group in 1987. As a mechanical technician, he worked his way through the engineering ranks. Following a stint as a sales and marketing consultant, he formed the Orion Group to provide personnel to the booming engineering sector. Based in Inverness, Orion Group employs 375 staff across its 57 worldwide offices(…)