Top 100 Most Influential People in European Staffing

Staffing Industry Analysts’ Top 100 Most Influential People in European Staffing includes those that have helped to shape the development of a market estimated to be worth €106 billion in 2012. The list is in alphabetical order (by surname).

Sanders Matthew

Matthew Sanders

CEO - de Poel


Matthew Sanders is CEO and founder of de Poel, the vendor neutral managed service provider which claims to be the largest...

Schwitzer Helga

Helga Schwitzer

Executive Board Member - IG Metall (Union)


Helga Schwitzer is the Executive Board Member of the IG Metall Union and is responsible for collective bargaining. Schwitzer...

Scott Robert

Robert Scott

Managing Director - Rullion


Robert Scott is Group Managing Director of Rullion, the 13th largest staffing firm in the UK. The company operates in the...

Searle Peter

Peter Searle

Regional Head of UK & Ireland - Adecco


Peter Searle is Adecco’s Regional Head of UK & Ireland. Searle re-joined the Adecco Group in October 2009 having originally...

Shekhawat Jai

Jai Shekhawat

CEO - Fieldglass


Jai Shekhawat is founder and CEO of Fieldglass, the world’s largest VMS provider with spend of €16 billion for 159 customers...

Sheridan Phil

Phil Sheridan

Managing Director UK - Robert Half


Phil Sheridan is Managing Director – UK for Robert Half International. Sheridan trained as a chartered accountant with...

Spijker Margriet

Margriet Spijker

General Manager - ADG Group (Timing)


Margriet Spijker is General Manager of Timing, the 7th largest staffing company in the Netherlands and part of the ADG Group....

Sullivan Owen

Owen Sullivan

President, Specialty Brands - ManpowerGroup


Owen Sullivan is President, Specialty Brands, for ManpowerGroup where he serves multiple roles including CEO of Right Management...

Swain Ann

Ann Swain



Ann Swain is Chief Executive Officer of APSCo, the Association of Professional Staffing Companies in the UK and, before that,...