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Gary Elden

Gary Elden

Gary Elden, CEO of SThree, was awarded by the queen in 2016 with an Officer for the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of his services to diversity in business. A year earlier he won the prestigious Black British Business Person of the Year award. Elden has been CEO of SThree since January 2013, after serving as its deputy CEO(…)

Robert Scott

Robert Scott

Robert Scott is group managing director of Rullion, which had revenue of £278 million in its latest reported year. The company operates in the engineering, IT, construction, commercial and industrial sectors and has 260 staff across 25 offices nationwide.

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(…)

Julia Robertson

Julia Robertson

Julia Robertson was appointed CEO of the Impellam Group in April 2013. She joined Carlisle in 2000 following the acquisition of Tate. Following the 2008 Impellam merger, she was appointed as the divisional CEO of Impellam’s U.K. staffing businesses. Prior to Impellam/Carlisle, Robertson was chief executive of the Institute of Employment Consultants (now known as(…)

Carmen Watson

Carmen Watson

Carmen Watson joined Pertemps in 1976 as a secretary and by 1983 progressed to the boardroom as commercial director. From 1983 to 2000, Watson was responsible for the formation of a corporate business team and turnover grew tenfold to £323 million from £32 million. In 2000, Watson was named managing director and then became chairperson(…)

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow is a partner with law firm Osborne Clarke. Since 1990, he has advised staffing companies on all types of legal work, including commercial deals, international joint ventures and M&A.His multi-country team work for more than 100 hirers and suppliers on market-leading UK, EU and international flexible workforce (MSP, RPO and VMS) projects, regulation(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Alan Savage

Alan Savage

Alan Savage established the Orion Group in 1987. As a mechanical technician he worked his way through the ranks of engineering. Following a stint as a sales and marketing consultant, he formed the Orion Group to provide personnel to the booming engineering sector. Savage is a former chairman of Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club and(…)

Steve Ingham

Steve Ingham

Steve Ingham is CEO of PageGroup, one of the largest staffing firms globally. PageGroup has won awards worldwide as a great place to work, was rewarded for Best Diversity Initiative at the CIPD People Management Awards in 2014 and recognised as the Most Socially Engaged Recruiter 2015 by LinkedIn. Ingham joined the company in 1987,(…)