Andrew Wilson is Chairman of Impellam, the 11th largest staffing firm in Europe. He was appointed as Chairman in November 2012 having previously served as Non-executive Director of the Company since May 2008. Prior to that, Andrew was Non-executive Director of The Corporate Services Group plc since March 2003(the forerunner to Impellam). He is also a Non-executive Director of a number of public and private companies. Wilson is not considered to be independent member of the Board due to his informal links with the major shareholder (see separate profile on Lord Ashcroft).