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Phillip Ullmann

Phillip Ullmann

Phillip Ullmann is chief executive officer of the Cordant Group, which had revenue of £720 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.

Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown founded Giant Group plc in 1992 and serves as CEO. The company specialises in support services to the contingent labour market including umbrella employment, accounting, cloud based back office software and professional managed services both in the UK and internationally. Turnover is over £275 million and in any week more than 30,000 workers(…)

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.

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 U.K., U.S., 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(…)

Kevin Green

Kevin Green

Kevin Green is chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the professional body for the U.K.’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(…)

Lord Michael Ashcroft

Lord Michael Ashcroft

Lord Michael Ashcroft is an international businessman, author, philanthropist and pollster. He was appointed nonexecutive chairman of Impellam Group plc in 2014. Ashcroft resigned from the House of Lords in March 2015, stating that his other activities did not permit him “to devote the time that membership of the Lords properly required”. He is the founder and chairman of Crimestoppers, vice patron of the(…)

Robert Walters

Robert Walters

Robert Walters is chief executive of the firm bearing his name. After three years at Touche Ross & Co., Walters joined the recruitment firm Michael Page as one of its first employees. After an eight-year period, which included setting up the firm’s New York office, he returnedto London and established Robert Walters in 1985, specialising(…)

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(…)

Chris Pullen

Chris Pullen

Chris Pullen was appointed group chief executive of Staffline in January 2018. He joined the company in 2015 and was initially responsible for group mergers and acquisitions. He was designated as group CFO and an executive member of the board in 2016. He is also a member of the nominations committee. Pullen first joined the group from Regus PLC, the FTSE 250-listed provider(…)

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson is the chief executive officer of Fircroft. Johnson joined Fircroft 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 from his father and company founder John Johnson, he has overseen the global expansion of the company.(…)