Phillip Ullmann

Chief Energiser, Cordant Group

Phillip Ullmann is the Chief Energiser of Cordant Group, the UK’s second largest recruitment and services firm with revenues of £840 million employing 125,000 people. Phillip has been responsible for driving the business forward since joining in 1996. This has been achieved through a series of acquisitions and organic growth but also by hiring highly talented people in key roles. As the original architect of the Social Enterprise at Cordant, it is now a vision owned just as much by the board and the senior management. Phillip has an Engineering degree from Cambridge University, an MBA from Brunel and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is married to Deborah and has four children and two grandchildren. He began his career at KPMG and Sainsburys’ and is a keen Arsenal supporter.

Speaker Sessions

10:45 - 11:30

Fireside Chat: Cooperative Intelligence: Working Together to Tackle Industry Challenges

King's Suite

Phillip Ullmann of Cordant Group is a force to be reckoned with, and has pioneered a new methodology for business success - one that leverages collective learnings, industry best practices, and a willingness to collaborate with your competitors in order to thrive and grow. It may seem like an altruistic mindset altogether incongruous with a notoriously competitive recruitment industry, but as Phillip will explain, it can be utterly transformative. Join this fireside chat between Bullhorn’s Andy Ingham and Cordant Group’s Phillip Ullmann to change your perspective on “co-opetition.”