Marilyn Davidson

Non Executive Director, Flickering Light Studio

Marilyn’s extensive experience of the professional recruitment sector and her knowledge of business, leadership and management combine to give her a unique insight as a coach and mentor. She uses that expertise to specialise in working with emerging leaders to help them develop their management capability and with small growing businesses to define and clarify strategic direction.

In addition to working as a board director for the Association of Professional Staffing Companies during a period of extremely fast growth, her business experience includes running a successful training company and acting as business adviser for various enterprise agencies working with start-ups and fast growing young businesses. She ran the APSCo awards for Excellence programme for 11 years and has acted as a judge for a number of other prestigious recruitment industry awards.

She is a Qualified Business Performance Coach, NLP Practitioner and a Member of the Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Consulting.

Tracey Barrett

Director, BlueSky PR

Tracey is one of the founding Directors of BlueSky PR, the specialist boutique communications consultancy for the recruitment, HR talent management and education sectors and is a regular speaker and commentator on recruitment marketing. Originally a front line recruiter herself, she began her career in the mid-eighties working for two financial recruitment firms and then became Group Marketing Manager for Harrison Willis ( now Hudson). A move into traditional PR followed culminating in her appointment as Head of Communications for Balfour Beatty, the construction giant.  BlueSky PR was founded in 2006 and has a varied portfolio of recruitment firms, talent management consultancies and international business schools including Alexander Mann Solutions, Fircroft, APSCo, Venquis, The Clear Company, MRL, The London School of Economics, UCL, HEC Paris, The European School of Management and Technology; Vlerick Business School and EM Lyon…to name a few.

Lisa Jones

Director, Barclay Jones

Lisa is a recruitment, technology and training professional and bit of a phenomenon! Her experience covers the full recruitment spectrum and what Lisa doesn’t know about recruitment marketing and technology isn’t worth knowing.  Director of Barclay Jones, she supports Recruitment and Marketing Leaders to grow their businesses and improve profitability through effective digital marketing and technology solutions.

Alex Moyle

Founder, Selzig Consulting

I’m a recruitment geek. I’ve spent over 18 years in recruitment. The last 10 have been focused on training and coaching people to improve their performance. I love taking complex ideas and turning them into tools and techniques that help recruitment professionals earn more money

Niomi Cowling

Brand Manager, nGage Specialist Recruitment

A driven recruitment marketing professional, Niomi was recognised as the 2016 ‘Marketing Star of the Year’ at the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards.  As Brand Manager at nGAGE Specialist Recruitment, she plays a key role across 15 (and counting!) recruitment businesses and is co-chair of APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies) Marketing Forum. Niomi is passionate about creating meaningful experiences, both internally for staff and with new and existing customers.

Richard McLaren
Richard McLaren

Co-founder, Hinterview

Richard has a unique blend of recruitment industry experience. Having worked for two of the biggest agency brands – S3 and Hays – Richard established Energon People, a specialist recruitment company focused on the global technology and change markets. And here’s where it gets interesting: A couple of years ago Richard founded Hinterview, a leading online video interviewing platform, specifically aimed and designed with recruitment agencies in mind.

Anna Gibbons

Managing Director, Operam Consulting

With over 14 years experience in the sector, Anna was previously Corporate Communications Director at Sellick Partnership, as well as Joslin Rowe (now Randstad), gaining a wealth of experience in the professional recruitment industry across the UK.  Anna is now founder of Operam Consulting, a boutique marketing recruitment agency working with a diverse range of clients within the recruitment sector.

In addition, Anna has been the Chair of the APSCo Marketing Forum since 2010, and plays an integral role in providing APSCo members with relevant topics, high-calibre speakers and insightful discussions. The meetings are a platform for marketing professionals in the sector to share best practice and to learn from some of the best in the industry.

Katy Green

Business Performance Coach & Trainer, Centred Excellence

Katy is a highly regarded business coach and strategic mentor to Recruitment Owners and Senior Managers. Katy has a proven track record and significant knowledge of growing a £10m GP recruitment business and management team. With over 18 years experience of consistently delivering exceptional results in the recruitment sector (average consultant billings across 70 fee earners were £150k), Katy worked her way up from a Consultant to MD of Aspire Ltd, before joining Nicky Coffin in Centred Excellence as her business partner in 2016, bringing a wealth of experience.

Katy is also a skilled Master Practitioner in NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) and works with clients to support personal change that significantly increases their impact, results and motivation.


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