SVP, Global Strategic Talent Solutions

A Graduate from MMU with more than 20 years experience in Talent Acquisition and Consulting, Craig Sweeney is the SVP, Global Strategic Talent Solutions for WilsonHCG. With a global team of 650 people, WilsonHCG is the fastest growing RPO in the world today. They have many accolades including being a longstanding part of the HRO Today's RPO Bakers Dozen and the only RPO to have been rated as a STAR performer 3 years in succession by the leading HR Analyst, Everest. 

Reporting to the CEO, Craig leads WilsonHCG’s global growth with a team across EMEA, North America and APAC. 

Having started his career in a Technology Recruitment agency, Craig has spent the last 17 years shaping, delivering and enhancing Talent Acquisition solutions across a tremendous variety of organisations. His experience in Total Talent Management including RPO, MSP, Talent Consulting and Resource Augmentation. He has worked with organisations across multiple sectors including Media, Retail, Telecoms, Technology, Consulting, Insurance and Banking, and has partnered with organisations including; Salesforce, Cisco, Arup, ABInBev, and TalkTalk.

"This is my first time judging the Recruitment Business Awards and I'm looking forward to seeing how organisations are using new and innovative methods to support their clients and candidates with customer-focused ways of working. I'd also welcome details of how technology is supporting this and the results which are being delivered."


Judging panel

Steve White

Calgary Communications

Chris Logue

Founding Director
Eden Scott

Sandra Reith

Head of People Resourcing
Tesco Bank

Euan McNair

Talent Acquisition & Employer Brand Consultant
Standard Life

Paul Motion

Senior Recruitment Manager
Doosan Babcock

Craig Sweeney

SVP, Global Strategic Talent Solutions

Rae Ranasinghe

Head of Talent Entry Recruitment

Lisa Pearson


Daryl Sutcliffe

Candidate Marketing Manager
The Co-op Group

Mark Horley

Creative Director
Tonic Agency Ltd

Jennifer Millar

Calgary Communications

David Thompson

Head of Agency
Thirty Three