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Clinical Professional’s CEO Yvette Cleland elected to join APSCo Committee

by Clinical Professionals

Clinical Professionals are delighted to announce that our CEO Yvette Cleland has been elected to join the APSCo Representative Committee.

APSCo has recently announced its new Representative Committee members who will take responsibility for shaping the strategy and direction of APSCo over the next two years. Nominations were open to any member director and after a heated election campaign taking place over the past two months.

The committee is comprised of fourteen staffing company representatives, one affiliate member, and three APSCo permanent committee members.
The members of the committee will play a critical role in making sure that APSCo’s strategy and business plans are focused on the requirements of members and support the best interests of the recruitment profession.
Committee members can serve for up to four years but are re-elected every two years. The Chairman normally serves for two years and is elected from the Committee.

This Representative Membership will enable Clinical Professionals to be at the forefront in driving progression and future development within the Recruitment Industry, in particular for Life Sciences.

For more information about Clinical Professionals and the services we provide please visit our website or email info@clinicalprofessionals.co.uk


“I feel very privileged to be voted onto APSCo representative committee and I look forward to working more closely with such and exceptional trade association and industry both of which I am proud to be part of.” Yvette Cleland, Clinical Professionals CEO.

About Yvette Cleland

Yvette Cleland has previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry for eight years at Janssen, part of J&J. In 1999 she began her professional staffing career through building contract and permanent teams throughout the UK for many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

Her background within the Life Sciences industry has provided excellent insight into identifying the best candidates for the organisations she worked for and within 18 months, Yvette was overseeing numerous UK-wide recruiting teams. In 2006, Yvette moved to commerce and industry staffing in the City of London, responsible for eight London-based teams as Executive Director for a highly successful accounts and finance recruitment business. For five years, she was integral in their success and developed the most profitable business units and headed group wide operations.

In 2012 she joined Clinical Professionals as Group Managing Director to drive growth in the business and was made CEO in April 2014. APBI qualified and with a pharma MBA in 2013 her business was winner of APSCo Innovator of the year 2015 and she co-chairs the APSCo Life Sciences sector meeting.

About APSCo

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) was formed in 2009 to give all firms involved in the recruitment of professional talent that have a commitment to excellence, the specialist support and distinctive voice they need to be successful. It gives candidates and employers a trusted badge of quality whilst providing member firms with an innovative range of services designed for them by recruitment experts.

About Clinical Professionals

Clinical Professionals is Europe’s leading Life Sciences staffing business that place exceptional candidates in the globes leading pharma, biotech and med tech organisations and working at close hand with the many emerging SME Life Sciences companies in the UK and Europe.

First established in the thriving city of Reading in 2006, Clinical Professionals have developed a highly comprehensive understanding of a broad range of specialist functional disciplines within the Life Science industry. Our knowledge base has its foundations in an unrivalled blend of industry experience combined with a commitment to investing in training and development.


Name: Stephen Smith
Email: info@clinicalprofessionals.co.uk
Telephone: 0118 9522 795

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