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Kevin Green

Kevin Green

Kevin Green is CEO of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the professional body for the UK’s £31.5 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 to raising(…)

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(…)

Oliver Watson

Oliver Watson

Oliver Watson is an executive board director for the PageGroup. He joined the company as a consultant in London in 1995 and was appointed director of Michael Page UK Sales in 1997, then managing director in 2002. In 2006, he was appointed regional managing director for Michael Page UK sales, marketing and retail. In 2009,(…)

Giles Daubeney

Giles Daubeney

As deputy CEO of Robert Walters plc, Giles Daubeney joined the company in 1988. Prior to Robert Walters, Daubeney worked in recruitment for Accountancy Selection Ltd. and Badenoch & Clark Ltd. At Robert Walters, Daubeney was based in Amsterdam from 1990 to 1994 and was responsible for the group’s Dutch and Belgian operations. Daubeney was appointed to the role of COO in 1999, and(…)

Steve Weston

Steve Weston

Steve Weston is Hays’ chief information officer and global head of Hays Talent Solutions. He joined Hays in 2008 as CIO. Prior to Hays, he was U.K. managing director for Xansa, a publicly quoted outsourcing and technology firm. He has also worked in the manufacturing and financial services sectors.

James Reed

James Reed

James Reed is chairman of REED, which was founded by his father, Sir Alec Reed, in 1960. The company has 2,883 permanent employees working across 456 business units in 137 locations worldwide. Reed is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and was formerly an associate of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit(…)

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis is the CEO of Harvey Nash Group, a London-based information technology staffing and services firm. Originally appointed to the board in 2000 as CFO, he became CEO in 2005. Twelve years after being at the helm, the company has expanded its footprint globally with revenue of £784.3 million. Ellis joined Harvey Nash in 1998 from Hays plc. Before that, he worked in(…)

Lord Michael Ashcroft

Lord Michael Ashcroft

Lord Michael Ashcroft, KCMG PC, is a successful businessman, philanthropist and former deputy chairman of the Conservative Party between 2005 and 2010. His many business interests include U.K. staffing firm Impellam, which had revenue of £1.2 billion in its last financial year. In 2010 his 57 percent holding, via the Lombard Trust, was transferred to(…)

James Saoulli

James Saoulli

James Saoulli was appointed CEO of Rullion in 2017. Prior to his role as CEO, Saoulli was group board director of the company; before that, he held leadership roles in Rullion Solutions and Rullion Management Services. Prior to joining Rullion, he worked at General Electric. Saoulli holds an MBA from INSEAD and a master of science in economics from the University of Warwick.(…)

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. He has been UK & Ireland managing director and chairman of the Asia Pacific business since 2012, and in 2017(…)