Experienced & Knowledgeable Recruitment Specialists

Founded by Alison Humphries in 2002 (and formerly known as Amelius consulting), Recruitment Leadership has worked with hundreds of recruitment businesses to help them maximise performance, enter new markets, prepare for sale and work more sanely and efficiently.

We provide clients with a measurable difference to their results through consultation that recognises the uniqueness of their business.

Our approach is based on proven combination expert knowledge, bespoke service and face-to-face consulting, that we know works.



We don't just broadcast videos, webinars public courses or virtual input. Instead we concentrate on the unique DNA of each of our client businesses to give them a genuine and confidential service that offers real competitive advantage.

Alison Humphries

As an NED and mentor, Alison Humphries has been advising recruitment businesses of all sizes for 20 years.

A recruitment "lifer", Alison has been the director of Hays Plc, Robert Half International, Barkers Norman Broadbent Plc and Penna Plc. She also has recent, primary experience as the MD of various significantly growing businesses, steering them to successful sale/investment. 

Alison is known for her "hands-on" approach with clients in the recruitment sector, ensuring successful upskilling and implementation of leading-edge ideas. Her expertise covers sales, HR, employment law, compliance, tech, marketing and finance in the industry.

Alison is a graduate of Oxford University, a fellow of the I.R.P. (REC), a member of the C.I.P.D. and holds a postgraduate diploma in Learning and Development.

She has been a top performer, and has personally negotiated some of the biggest contracts with clients including IBM, Boots, HP and Compass. As Chief Examiner for the REC she has a special expertise in law and regulation but is driven by great leadership, sales performance and building distinctive, premium recruitment businesses.

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