Ann is founder and Global CEO of APSCo, an international trade body representing the professional recruitment sector with operations in the UK, Germany, Australia and across South East Asia.
She has over thirty years’ recruitment experience including time as UK Sales Director of multinational staffing firms and Managing Director of recruitment training company Learning Curve before establishing APSCo in 1999.
In 2009, she was honoured to receive a fellowship from the NSPCC and in 2018, received the prestigious Leadership Award from the Trade Association Forum. Ann currently features in the SIA ‘Global Power 50’ list of the most influential women in international recruitment. She is also one of the select recruitment sector leaders to have made the Staffing Industry Analysts Hall of Fame, which celebrates individuals in the recruitment field whose accomplishments, dedication and drive are making a difference to work today, and to what work will look like in the future.
Ann is an acknowledged thought leader and her articles feature regularly in the national and recruitment media. An award-winning business leader and inspirational keynote speaker, she is also the co-author of the best-selling ‘Professional Recruiter’s Handbook’.
Stephen joined APSCo as Finance Director in April 2015. Stephen provides strategic financial support and guidance to APSCo both in the UK and internationally.
Stephen qualified with Procter & Gamble in the 1980s and went on to hold a variety of senior positions with the company in the UK and continental Europe. He has over 25 years’ experience as a Finance Director of various international organisations and has spent the last 15 years mainly in the recruitment sector.
Stuart works with APSCo’s largest members and their executive teams to help them leverage the maximum benefit from the broad spectrum of APSCo services.
Stuart brings 22 years' of UK and international recruitment experience within the technology and engineering sectors. Prior to his appointment as Enterprise Director in 2019 Stuart was twice elected onto APSCo’s Representative Committee. The majority of Stuart’s career was spent with Gattaca Plc where he was a Managing Director. More recently Stuart was a main board director with an international quality management services organisation within Automotive and Aerospace
Tania is the Global Public Policy Director. She is a solicitor who has worked exclusively in the professional staffing sector since 1999, joining APSCo in 2016.
As Head of Global Public Policy Tania represents our members’ interests in meetings and communications with Government departments, ministers, MPs and other interested stakeholders. She is responsible for APSCo’s public affairs activity on a global basis representing APSCo members’ views to governments and contributing to the debate on the future of the global professional labour market.