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Nigel Heap

Nigel Heap

Nigel Heap joined Hays UK in 1988 as a trainee consultant. By 1997, he was managing director of Hays Australia, and consequently expanded operations to New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia. In 2006, he was appointed managing director of Asia Pacific and has been managing director of the UK and Ireland, and(…)

Nigel Heap

Nigel Heap

Nigel Heap is managing director of Hays U.K. & Ireland and chairman of Hays Asia Pacific. Heap has been with the company since 1988. In 1997, he was appointed managing director of Hays Australia, plus New Zealand in 1999, Hong Kong and China in 2006, Japan and Singapore in 2007 and Malaysia in 2012. In(…)

Farida Gibbs

Farida Gibbs

Farida Gibbs founded Gibbs Hybrid in 2005 as a privately held, globally certified woman-owned and ethnic minority-owned business. The company has achieved a CAGR of 29% year on year and US$100 million in revenue providing talent management services, programme technology solutions and outsourcing. Gibbs supports the “Women of the Future” Ambassadors Programme, sits on the advisory board for Mosaic Princes Trust and is a(…)

Steven Russell

Steven Russell

Steve Russell is group CEO of Bond International Software, a provider of specialist staffing software for recruitment agencies worldwide. During Russell’s career in software development, he has held a number of senior management positions, including group managing director of Scan Data International plc. Russell formed Bond, which then acquired a controlling interest in Bond Associates(…)

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis is CEO of the Harvey Nash Group, which had revenue of nearly £700 million in its most recent fiscal year. Ellis was originally appointed to the board in 2000 as chief financial officer and then CEO in 2005. In 1998 he joined Harvey Nash from Hays plc. Prior to that he worked in(…)

Robert Walters

Robert Walters

After three years at Touche Ross, Robert Walters joined the recruitment firm Michael Page as one of its very first employees. Following an eight-year period that included setting up the firm’s New York office, he returned to London and established Robert Walters in 1985, specialising in junior to middle management professional positions.

Richard Herring

Richard Herring

Richard Herring joined Volt as director of European Staffing Services in 2006. In 2010, he became managing director at Volt Europe Ltd., a division of Volt Information Sciences Inc.; he also serves as its senior VP for EMEA and Asia operations, leading Volt’s staffing and MSP operations in Europe and Southeast Asia. His career in the recruitment industry began in 1988 at(…)

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 425 staff across its 44 worldwide offices(…)

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox is chief executive of Hays, which had revenue of £3,507 million in its last financial year. He has been CEO since 2007. Prior to Hays, he was chief executive at Xansa plc from 2002. Cox is also a non-executive director of 3i Group plc. He is a chartered engineer and has an MBA(…)

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan is senior managing director, UK, Middle East and South America, with Robert Half. He trained with Ernst & Young before he joined Robert Half in 1996, where he focused on accounting and finance recruitment, progressing to regional director in 2000 and managing director in 2005. His background in finance has been instrumental in(…)