Our people are different 

Our people bring our #ABetterWay mission to life. We are a collective of like-minded, passionate, experienced and approachable individuals united by #ABetterWay. Many of our people have appearing on SIA’s famed lists covering ‘SIA 100 Europe and North America’, ‘Women In Staffing’, ‘40 under 40’ and ‘ED&I influencers’.

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Simon Blockley

Simon Blockley

CEO

Simon ensures Guidant Global continually champions a better, more forward-thinking, people-focused approach to talent acquisition and engagement. Since 2017, Simon has featured regularly in the SIA Staffing 100 Europe list.

Shaun Drury

Shaun Drury

Head of Client Services Solutions, Asia Pacific

Shaun leads Client Services Solutions in Australia with extensive knowledge of managed services, recruitment and HR industries across public and private sectors. Over the last 10 years Shaun has built teams which supply contingent labour to the NSW public sector. He brings this experience to providing customised solutions to customers.

Sara Gordon

Sara Gordon

SVP, Client Relationships

Sara leads Client Relationship Management for North America. With decades of experience in the staffing industry, in 2020 Sara was named on the SIA 40 under 40 list which places a spotlight on the next generation of staffing leaders.

Romain Liot

Romain Liot

Sales & Marketing Director, Asia Pacific

Romain is driven by excellence and building meaninful customer relationships in order to solve the unique challenges of each business. He focuses on delivering innovative recruitment and HR solutions, striving to improve productivity and workflow while reducing cost for our customers in the Asia Pacific region. 

Robin Sanders

Robin Sanders

CSO, North America

Robin is responsible for leading new client relationships for North America. With each client’s specific challenges and goals in mind, Robin is trusted by our clients to help strategize and design external workforce programs to deliver talent in a better way.

Rebecca Blankenship

Rebecca Blankenship

VP, Talent Solutions

Rebecca is responsible for integrating our new talent solutions with our Managed Services portfolio. 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 KPIs.

Pam Beard

Pam Beard

SVP, Global Technology, Data & Automation

Pam leads Guidant’s exploration of how automation, blockchain and other technologies can build upon the existing framework of managed services and recruitment delivery. Pam and her team were instrumental in Guidant winning the Best Use of Technology award at the TIARA Talent Solutions Awards.

Michael Woodhouse

Michael Woodhouse

Head of Program Delivery, Asia Pacific

With 18 years in the recruitment and Managed Service Provider industry, Michael brings extensive expertise in talent acquisition and workforce solutions. Passionate about technology and talent, Michael thrives in dynamic environments, leveraging a deep understanding of the MSP landscape to drive successful outcomes for both clients and candidates in Australia.

Mary Nichol

Mary Nichol

Director of Sales

Mary leads Guidant’s EMEA Sales team. Specializing in strategic leadership, solution design, stakeholder management and best-practice innovation across complex outsourced recruitment models, Mary has been supporting clients in the recruitment sector for over 12 years.

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.

Marie France

Marie France

SVP, Client Services

Marie spearheads Client Relationship Management for contingent labor and SOW programs on a global scale.  With over two decades of experience within MSP, VMS, and Procurement, Marie has a solid track record of advancing talent management solutions while ensuring client satisfaction.  Marie was named a ‘Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Influencer’ for 2023 by Staffing Industry Analysts.   

Kelly-Ann Lynch

Kelly-Ann Lynch

Director, Managed Service Programs, Asia Pacific

Kelly-Ann drives the strategic vision of Comensura to ensure customer delivery, maximise growth and manage the overall success of our customers in Asia Pacific. Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience spanning managed services and talent delivery, she is passionate about supporting her team and customers to achieve their goals. 

Karina Townley

Karina Townley

MD Client Services, EMEA

Karina leads a 200-strong team, responsible for the delivery and growth of Guidant’s MSP/RPO business across the EMEA region. Karina is a member of the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) executive committee and has twice been recognized in the SIA Global Power 150 Women in Staffing list.

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.

Brian Salkowski

Brian Salkowski

COO

Brian leads the implementation of our strategic vision and operational delivery globally. Brian assumes responsibility for Impellam Group’s Centre of Excellence. Brian has been included on the SIA North America Staffing 100 list every year since 2019.

Ann Bookout

Ann Bookout

Head of Culture & Fulfillment

Ann is an experienced ED&I practitioner, ally, and advocate, and leads the Impellam’s ED&I strategy, as well as our global sustainability agenda. In addition, she works closely with client services to support clients’ ED&I needs.


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