Ann has been the Chief Executive of APSCo (formerly ATSCo) since 1999 establishing it as the only international trade body dedicated to supporting the needs of recruitment firms operating in professional staffing sectors in the UK, Asia, Australasia and Germany. APSCo has expanded its global footprint rapidly in recent years and has offices in the UK; Germany, Australia and Singapore.
Ann has over 30 years’ recruitment experience including several years as Managing Director of Learning Curve and UK Sales Director at Computer People. In 2009, she accepted a fellowship from the NSPCC charity in recognition of her outstanding work to support vulnerable children in the UK.
In 2018, Ann received the prestigious Leadership Award from the Trade Association Forum as well as an award for Best Leadership of an Association at the Association Leadership Awards. She currently features in the SIA ‘Global Power 50’ list of the most influential women in international recruitment – an accolade she has held for the last four years
Ann is a leading commentator on professional recruitment trends, the co-author of the best-selling ‘Professional Recruiter’s Handbook’ and a popular platform speaker at UK and international recruitment conferences.