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Kevin Green

Kevin Green

Kevin Green is chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the professional body for the U.K.’s £26.5 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(…)

Melanie Forbes

Melanie Forbes

Melanie Forbes, CEO of Guidant Group, inspires and motivates teams to maximise performance and achieve strategic objectives. She is also committed to challenging the norm in the wider recruitment industry. A passionate promoter of gender equality and disability inclusion in the recruitment sector and beyond, Forbes has championed initiatives such as Keeping Woman In (KWI),(…)

Nick Cox

Nick Cox

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,(…)

Julia Robertson

Julia Robertson

Julia Robertson’s recruitment career started in 1979 and took off when she founded her own recruitment business, The Agency, in 1986. In 1996, she took the helm of another recruitment firm, Tate, which she sold alongside The Agency in 2000 to Carlisle Staffing Services. Robertson then held several managing director roles within the Carlisle group.(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Nicola McQueen

Nicola McQueen

Nicola McQueen has worked in the recruitment industry for 18 years, joining Capita as a recruitment consultant in 1999. By 2010 she was appointed as managing director of Capita Resourcing and has significantly grown the business, launching new services internationally and integrating strategic acquisitions to enhance the existing proposition. In 2016, McQueen was appointed as(…)

Julia Robertson

Julia Robertson

Julia Robertson, CEO of the Impellam Group, started her recruitment career in 1979 and founded her own recruitment business, The Agency, in 1986. In 1996, Robertson assumed leadership of Tate, which she sold along with The Agency to Carlisle Staffing Services in 2000. She then held several leadership roles for brands within the Carlisle group, including SRG, Tate and Carlisle Managed Solutions. Following the(…)

Peter Searle

Peter Searle

As CEO of Airswift, Peter Searle has more than 28 years of experience in recruitment, having held managing director and chief executive positions with the Delphi Group, Ajilon and Adecco UK and Ireland. He is heavily involved in educational initiatives and was asked to appear on the UK Government’s Select Committee for Education in 2013.(…)

Gary Elden

Gary Elden

Gary Elden has been CEO of SThree since January 2013 after serving as its deputy CEO since May 2012. Prior to that, Elden was SThree’s chief strategy officer. He has held a number of senior positions, including that of founding managing director of Huxley Associates. As chief strategy officer, he was responsible for the expansion(…)