We work across the globe

The way we work every day throughout the world makes us different. It's our people-centric approach, our culture and how we collaborate with others that truly sets us apart.

What we do

We provide global workforce management solutions that help companies find the best permanent and contingent talent.

We are keepers of the bigger picture

Our team have unprecedented insight into the world at work. Guidant Global is active in over 80 countries, managing over 200,000 engagements, for over 125 clients each year. Global talent shortages are rife. Our insight helps businesses buck the trend to get the best talent.

About Impellam

Impellam is a connected group providing global workforce and specialist recruitment solutions. 

Our strength lies not just in our brands, and their specialist vertical markets and regional knowledge, but in how we are united by one purpose, one culture, one driving force. 

Our operations span time zones across 70 locations in North America, Asia Pacific, the UK and Europe. With 9 businesses, we are the largest STEM group in the UK and the seventh largest Managed Services Provider in the world. 

Through the power of work, we build better businesses and help people lead more fulfilling lives. 

We believe in the power of work.

Find out more at Impellam.com


We're proud to have been recognised for our industry-leading approach and have been awarded prestigious accolades for many aspects of our work.

Award SAP Fieldglass MSP 2022
Everest CWM Leader 2022
Everest SOW Leader 2022
APSCO MSP of the year award 2022
Armed Forces Covenant - Silver award
Armed Forces Covenant - bronze award
Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative Awards 2021 winner logo
TIARA Talent Solutions Awards winner - The Cornerstone Ondemand Best Use of Technology award
TIARA US Talent Solutions Awards
SIA North America 100 2021
RIDI Awards 2020 Highly Commended logo
SIA Global Power 150 Women in Staffing 2020 logo
TIARA Awards 2020 winner logo Best MSP RPO to to work for
TIARA Awards 2020 winner logo Diversity and inclusion award
Everest Group Contingent Workforce Management PEAK Matrix Leader 2020
Everest Services Procurement 2020 Star Performer
Everest Peak Matrix Services Procurement 2020 Major Contender
System certification BMTRADA ISO9001
The Sunday Times Best Companies 2019 logo
Best Company 2020 logo with 3 stars
SIA Europe 100 2020
Everest Peak Matrix 2019 Managed Service Provider
In house recruitment award 2018 logo
Recruiter Awards 2018 logo
IRP award logo
Investors in People Platinum logo
HRO Bakers Dozen 2019
Ridi award 2018
Business Disability Forum Disability Smart Awards Finalist 2018 logo
PPMA 2018 winner logo
Disability Confident Leader logo
APSCo 2017 winner logo - RPO/MSP of the year
APSCo 2016 winner logo - RPO/MSP of the year
Simon Blockley
Simon Blockley


As CEO, Simon ensures Guidant Global continually champions a better, more forward-thinking, people-focused approach to talent acquisition and engagement. Simon strongly believes that our people, clients, candidates, and suppliers all benefit from our focus on providing exceptional service on a global scale. Since 2017, Simon has featured regularly in the SIA Staffing 100 Europe list of most influential people in our industry.
Brian Salkowski
Brian Salkowski


As COO, Brian leads the implementation of our strategic vision and operational delivery globally. In 2021, Brian assumed responsibility for Impellam Group’s Centre of Excellence for Managed Services – a move that has helped to position Guidant Global and our customers for long-term, sustainable success. Brian has been included on the SIA North America Staffing 100 list every year since 2019.
Karina Townley
Karina Townley

MD Client Services, EMEA

Karina leads a 200-strong team and is responsible for the delivery and growth of Guidant’s MSP/RPO business across the EMEA region. She is a passionate leader of equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and is a member of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) executive committee. Karina was recognised in the SIA Global Power 150 Women in Staffing list in both 2019 and 2020.
Rebecca Blankenship
Rebecca Blankenship

VP, Talent Solutions

Rebecca is responsible for integrating our new talent solutions with our Managed Services portfolio. Thanks to her vast industry experience, this now includes a consultative offering and end-to-end contingent labour management. With over 20 years of service in our Staffing and Managed Services divisions, Rebecca has a proven track record for advancing business performance by creating efficiencies and key business metrics.
Mark Sawicki
Mark Sawicki

SVP, Program Management

Mark provides strategy and direction for our North American operations, to improve client satisfaction and add consultative value. Mark serves as an executive client representative and escalation point, and ensures we fulfil our promises to stakeholders. Drawing on 25 years of cross-functional experience, as well as his broad knowledge of emerging trends and technologies, Mark is passionate about consistently finding #ABetterWay to work.
Pam Beard
Pam Beard

SVP, Program Management

Pam leads Guidant’s exploration of how automation, blockchain and other technologies can build upon the existing framework of managed services and recruitment delivery. By focusing on improving both the Guidant customer experience and our operating models, Pam and her team were instrumental in Guidant winning the Best Use of Technology award at TIARA Talent Solutions Awards Europe 2021.
David Hollingworth
David Hollingworth

Head of Talent Resourcing & Engagement

David is responsible for the leadership of Guidant’s Talent Resourcing and Talent Engagement teams across the EMEA region. He has over 20 years’ experience working within the staffing and managed service industry.

He is committed to delivering the best and most efficient talent acquisition and engagement experience for our candidates, customers, and suppliers.