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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 UK, US, 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(…)

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(…)

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,(…)

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(…)

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.

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow is a partner with law fi rm 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 works for more than 100 hirers and suppliers on market-leading UK, EU and international flexible workforce (MSP, RPO and VMS)(…)

Andy Hogarth

Andy Hogarth

Andrew Hogarth is CEO of Staffline, with revenue of £503 million in its latest financial year, providing staffing services to industry, supplying up to 35,000 workers every day to more than 1,300 clients. Staffline is also now a leading provider of services to the Government funded Welfare to Work and Skills arena across the UK.Hogarth(…)

Paul Venables

Paul Venables

Paul Venables is group finance director of Hays plc. As a USA-qualified chartered accountant, he started his career as a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche’s US practice. This was followed by a 13-year career at Exel plc, where he held a number of senior finance and operational roles, including deputy group finance director; he(…)

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 IT, commercial and rail sectors 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.(…)

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(…)