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(…)
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(…)
Peter Searle rejoined Adecco in October 2009 as regional head of U.K. and Ireland. He firstjoined the Adecco Group with its 1999 acquisition of The Delphi Group, of which he was group managing director. Searle was responsible for Adecco’s Ajilon offices in Europe and APAC. In 2005, he became CEO of Adecco UK. From 2006,(…)
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.
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(…)
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.(…)
Simon Wassall has been with Harvey Nash for more than 20 years and joined the board in 2005.As European managing director, he is responsible for the UK and European Professional Recruitment operations. Prior to joining Harvey Nash, Wassall opened several new operations for Austin Benn, which led to his board appointment to a newly acquired(…)
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.
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,(…)
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,(…)