Albert Ellis is CEO of Harvey Nash, a £600m global professional recruitment and outsourcing group listed on the main Board of the London Stock Exchange with 40 offices across the USA, Europe and Asia, Albert is passionate about expanding the pool of talent and future leadership through inclusivity in the workforce and harnessing the skills of Generation Y.
Albert is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a current member of the Institutes in England, Wales and South Africa, holds an advisory Board position on London City University’s Masters in Information Leadership faculty and is a Trustee and advisor to Asia House.
Albert read corporate law, taxation and business finance at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and passionately believes in building support for tertiary education for all ages, thereby constantly refreshing the skills base and competitiveness of the global workforce.
Joining Harvey Nash Group as CFO in 1998 he was appointed CEO in 2005.
Prior to Harvey Nash he held various Finance Directorships within the FTSE 100 Hays Group plc after emigrating from South Africa to London in 1993.