Oliver Harris - Chief Executive Officer

Olly Harris

Oliver has over 20 years of experience within the recruitment industry, and specifically within the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and the Managed Services Provider (MSP) sector.

Oliver joined Robert Walters as a Recruitment Consultant for the Banking Operations Contract team in 1998. By 2004 he had been promoted to Managing Director for contract recruitment, which included the remit for Robert Walters in South Africa. In 2010, Oliver became CEO of Resource Solutions, the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) business of the Robert Walters Group.

As an organisation, we pride ourselves on identifying and investing in future leaders within the business.

Under Oliver's leadership, Resource Solutions has enjoyed rapid growth to become a significant player in the global RPO space. The business continues to expand in the EMEA region and in North America, with impressive growth in the Asia-Pacific region in recent years. A network of Global Service Centres (GSCs) now provides our clients with round the clock support, while our on-site recruitment specialists continue to provide industry leading expertise for some of the world’s largest businesses and leading brands.

During Oliver’s more than 20 years with Robert Walters Group the recruitment industry has seen rapid and substantial change. He has been instrumental in ensuring that Resource Solutions adapts to the challenges facing the industry, embracing the latest innovations and continuing to exceed client expectations.

Oliver is passionate about the endless opportunities available for our people to grow their careers as our business continues to expand and go from strength to strength. This was recognised in 2018 when Oliver won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honouring the Top CEOs in 2018, being ranked number 8 out of 50 Top CEOs in the UK.

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