Ann Swain is founder and Global CEO of Apsco, an international trade body representing the professional recruitment sector with operations in the UK, Germany, Australia and across Southeast Asia. She has over 30 years’ recruitment experience, including time as UK sales director of multinational staffing firms and managing director of recruitment training company Learning Curve before establishing Apsco in 1999. Swain is an acknowledged thought leader whose articles are featured in the national and recruitment media. An award-winning business leader and inspirational keynote speaker, Swain is also the co-author of the best-selling Professional Recruiter’s Handbook.