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Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson is CEO of Fircroft, which was founded by his father, John Johnson. He joined 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, he has overseen the global expansion of the company, taking advantage of the(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Nicola McQueen

Nicola McQueen

Nicola McQueen has worked in the recruitment industry for 19 years, joining Capita as a recruitment consultant in 1999. By 2010, she was appointed as managing director of Capita Resourcing and significantly grew the business, launching new services internationally and integrating strategic acquisitions to enhance the existing proposition. In 2016, McQueen was appointed as executive(…)

Nigel Heap

Nigel Heap

Nigel Heap is managing director of Hays UK & 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, adding New Zealand in 1999, Hong Kong and China in 2006, Japan and Singapore in 2007 and Malaysia in 2012. In(…)

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox is chief executive of global recruitment agency Hays plc, and has held that position since 2007. He began his career at British Aerospace, subsequently moving to Schlumberger in 1982. After earning his MBA in 1991, he was a manager at McKinsey & Company before joining Blue Circle Industries plc (now known as Lafarge), initially as group strategy director and then as regional(…)

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(…)

Farida Gibbs

Farida Gibbs

Farida Gibbs founded Gibbs Hybrid Workforce Solutions in 2005 as a privately held, globally certified, woman-owned business enterprise and ethnic minority owned business. The company provides talent sourcing, talent management, programme solutions and a technology consultancy. Gibbs supports the ‘Women of the Future’ Ambassadors Programme and sits on the advisory board for Mosaic Princes Trust. Gibbs’ other recognitions include: E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year, Staffing(…)

Carmen Watson

Carmen Watson

Carmen Watson joined Pertemps in 1976 as a secretary and by 1983 had progressed to the boardroom as commercial director. From 1983 to 2000, she was responsible for the formation of a corporate business team and turnover grew tenfold from £32m to £323m. In, 2000,Watson was named managing director and then became chairperson in 2012.(…)