Neil Owen, UK Director, Robert Half TechnologyNeil Owen is director of Robert Half’s Technology division and is based in London. Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world’s largest specialised recruitment firm and member of the S&P 500 index. For more than 14 years Neil has been employed within organisation’s London operations, starting as a resourcer focusing on banking and capital markets, and holding roles of increasing responsibility, including London director. He has witnessed all phases of the employment and economic cycle first-hand and is an expert on the recruitment trends within the accounting, finance, financial services, information technology and administrative fields. Neil holds a business degree from the University of Wales and is actively involved in the local business community. His in-depth knowledge of the recruitment industry and senior management experience has resulted in the authorship of numerous workplace and employment-related articles as well as regular commentary with regional and national business media. A former international athlete, Neil annually participates in an annual triathlon benefiting the company’s corporate charity. Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is a recognised leader in professional recruitment services and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. With more than 350 locations worldwide, Robert Half International has consistently ranked number one in our industry on FORTUNE® magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” (FORTUNE, March 22, 2010). For more information visit www.roberthalf.co.uk.