Ann Swain

Ann Swain is the Chief Executive of The Association of Professional Staffing Companies based in the UK, but with an expanding international reach. As its founding CEO, Ann has driven the impressive growth of this well respected trade association since 1999, known for its energy, thought leadership, outstanding membership service offering and lobbying power.

Ann has a wealth of experience in the professional recruitment market as a recruiter, manager, trainer, sales director, managing director and spent a few years on the client side of the fence as an HR Manager. She was the founder, in 1988 of Learning Curve, the specialist recruitment industry training company which was acquired by the Delphi Group in 1997. Her book the Professional Recruiter’s Handbook has become a business best seller, with the second edition published in July this year.

Ann is a well-respected authority in our industry, a hugely popular international speaker and a passionate advocate for the Global Recruitment Profession.