Meet the 2023 champions of change in the €230 billion European staffing market. This list, compiled by SIA, includes entrepreneurs, CEOs, reformers, lawyers and businesspeople with a wide range of skills and accomplishments who hail from a multitude of staffing markets in the region. We honour the 21 members of the Staffing 100 Europe Hall of Fame whose indelible impact is at the core of the industry’s evolution. These lists are not a ranking, but a shout-out to those who have made a difference in the world of work.
Kelvin Stagg

Kelvin Stagg

Kelvin Stagg got his start in staffing at PageGroup in 2006 as a group financial controller and company secretary and became CFO in 2013. Stagg has spent the last several months helping facilitate the company’s CEO transition while also picking up the responsibility for business technology alongside the finance and legal departments.. As Stagg continues(…)

Felipe Navío

Felipe Navío

Felipe Navío is the co-CEO of Job&Talent, which he co-founded with Juan Urdiales in 2009; today, Navío oversees the platform’s operations in product, revenue and human resources. With a background as a business analyst at McKinsey and experience founding TicketBis (formerly Entradia) and consulting for Tuenti, Navío brings high standards and extensive expertise to his(…)

Mark Maesen

Mark Maesen

CEO Mark Maesen has steered Actief Group, a €750 million staffing firm, to more than 10% organic growth each year for the past decade. Under his leadership, the company has continued to expand with seven strategic acquisitions in recent years and currently employs 20,000 temporary workers on a daily basis in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany(…)

Toby Fowlston

Toby Fowlston

Spending 24 years of his career with Robert Walters Group, Toby Fowlston was appointed group CEO in April 2023. With a focus on international expansion, discipline diversification, building a purpose-led business and driving an entrepreneurial culture, Fowlston has been able to leverage new opportunities while ensuring outstanding customer service is at the foundation of what(…)

Shóna McManus

Shóna McManus

Under Shóna McManus’ leadership as CEO since 2013, Osborne Recruitment’s footprint has expanded to 10 offices that source talent from 26 countries for placements within 17 countries across all sectors. She earned a qualification in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors in Ireland. McManus is co-chair of The Mill Enterprise Centre Board and a(…)

Dimitri Yocarini

Dimitri Yocarini

For the last 16 years, Olympia CEO Dimitri Yocarini has adopted the company’s mission: working on what matters. Beginning his career with Olympia in 2001, Yocarini’s professional development has remained steadfast to the employment solution space. In 2023, he worked with DE&I leaders in the organisation to sign a Diversity Charter through the Social and(…)