Nicola McQueen

Nicola McQueen

CEO of Affinity Workforce, Nicola McQueen has worked in the recruitment industry for more than 20 years, first joining Hays then moving to Capita. 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 director of the Workplace(…)

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox is chief executive of Hays, the global recruitment agency, and has held that position since 2007. He began his career at British Aerospace, subsequently moving to Schlumberger in 1982 where he held a number of roles in field engineering, management and research science based in Europe and the USA. After earning his MBA(…)

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj

Claude Guedj, a pioneer and innovator in the French staffing industry, has been chairman and CEO of Groupe CRIT since 2002. He founded the company in 1962 when it was known as Industrial and Technical Research Centre, an office of studies and calculations serving the mechanical, electrical and computer industries. The group then expanded its service offerings to temporary work. Guedj was first appointed(…)

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan

Phil Sheridan is senior managing director, UK, Middle East and South America, at Robert Half International. Sheridan trained with Ernst & Young before joining Robert Half in 1996, where he focused on accounting and finance recruitment, progressing to regional director in 2000 and managing director in 2005. In 2018, he was also appointed as managing director of Protiviti, a subsidiary of Robert Half. His(…)

Jean-Philippe Papin

Jean-Philippe Papin

Jean-Philippe Papin is founder and CEO of the French staffing firm Leader Intérim. The company was founded in 1992 and has seen double-digit annual growth since its inception. Leader Intérim is among the top 10 staffing firms in France, providing temporary workers, permanent recruitment services and training. The company entered the Swiss market in 2014 with the acquisition of Max Studer Intérim.(…)

Stefan Kölbl

Stefan Kölbl

Stefan Kölbl is chairman of German firm Dekra SE, which includes Dekra Personnel, the temporary work and training and education division of the company that posted revenue of €650.1 million in 2017. Kölbl joined Dekra in 2000 after working as a management consultant. He became chairman in 2010. Kölbl was appointed managing director of the economically ailing Dekra Akademie in 2003. Within two(…)