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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(…)

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 Exelplc for 13 years prior to its purchase by Deutsche Post and DHL Logistics in 2006. He is also a senior independent director of Wincanton plc.

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(…)

Gary Elden

Gary Elden

Gary Elden has been CEO of SThree since January 2013 after serving as its deputy CEO since May 2012. Before that, Elden was SThree’s chief strategy officer. He has held a number of senior positions, including that of founding managing director of Huxley Associates. As chief strategy officer, he was responsible for the expansion of(…)

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,(…)

Seb O’Connell

Seb O’Connell

As managing director of Europe and Asia Pacific and a member of the Cielo Global executive team, Seb O’Connell helps shape the strategic direction as the company continues to expand. Under his leadership, Cielo in the past two years has opened additional offices in Budapest, Singapore, Manchester and Manila. He joined Cielo in 2015 after serving as managing director for Randstad Sourceright UK. He(…)

Kevin Green

Kevin Green

Kevin Green is chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the professional body for the UK’s £26.5 billion recruitment industry. Green joined the REC in 2008, having been HR director at Royal Mail, where he was responsible for all people related issues for the business with its 165,000 employees. The REC is committed(…)

Andrew Hogarth

Andrew Hogarth

Andrew Hogarth is CEO of Staffline, supplying up to 35,000 workers every day 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 buy-in/management buyout of the firm in 2000 and(…)

Julia Robertson

Julia Robertson

CEO of the Impellam Group, Julia Robertson, began her recruitment career in 1979. She founded her own recruitment business, The Agency, in 1986. In 1996, Robertson assumed leadership of Tate, which she sold, alongside The Agency, to Carlisle Staffing Services in 2000. Robertson then held several leadership roles for brands within the Carlisle group, including(…)

Steve Russell

Steve Russell

Steve Russell is group chief executive 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 the company, which then acquired a controlling interest in(…)