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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(…)

Ann Swain

Ann Swain

Ann Swain has been the CEO of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) since 1999 when it was established as a trade body focusing on technology staffing companies. In 2009, the organisation broadened its offering to provide specialist support and a voice for recruitment firms operating in professional staffing sectors in the UK and(…)

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan is managing director, U.K. and South America, with Robert Half International Inc. 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. He assumed responsibility for the South American operations last(…)

Ann Swain

Ann Swain

APSCo founder and Global CEO Ann Swain has more than 30 years’ recruitment experience, which includes time as managing director of Learning Curve and UK sales director at Computer People before establishing APSCo in 1999. APSCo is an international trade body representing the professional recruitment sector with operations in the UK, Germany, Singapore and Australia. In 2014, Swain joined the Executive Committee of(…)

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(…)

Julia Robertson

Julia Robertson

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

Peter Searle

Peter Searle

As CEO of Airswift, Peter Searle has more than 28 years of experience in recruitment, having held managing director and chief executive positions with the Delphi Group, Ajilon and Adecco UK and Ireland. He is heavily involved in educational initiatives and was asked to appear on the UK Government’s Select Committee for Education in 2013.(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Ann Swain

Ann Swain

Ann Swain is chief executive officer of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) and, before that, its predecessor, ATSCo. In 1988, she founded Learning Curve, a specialist recruitment training company that was acquired by the Delphi Group in 1997. With more than 30 years’ experience in the recruitment sector, Swain is an authority in(…)