Board

Stuart Britton – Chief Executive Officer

Stuart was appointed CEO of RDL Corporation Limited in October 2010. Stuart and his Financial Director, Nigel Gardner, purchased RDL Corporation in a management buy-out, supported by Mobeus Private Equity Partners. Previously, Stuart was Managing Director of SEC Recruitment (part of RDL Corporation), a company specialising in global pharmaceutical and IT recruitment. Stuart has spent thirteen years in recruitment and became a Managing Director at the age of 31. Prior to that, Stuart worked in the FMCG sector.

A new member of the Apprenticeship Ambassadors’ Network, Stuart not only sponsors apprenticeships in the recruitment sector, but also plans to promote models for apprenticeships in small and medium-sized enterprises.

Married, with two daughters, Stuart divides his time between London and Cheltenham Spa.

Nigel Gardner – Finance Director

Nigel Gardner, BCom (Hons) CA, has been Finance Director of RDL since May 1999 and, in October 2010, purchased RDL Corporation with Stuart Britton in a management buy-out supported by Mobeus Private Equity Partners. Nigel started his career with leading accountancy firm Deloittes, qualifying as a Chartered Accoutant before moving on to work as Financial Controller in an Import business and in an International Computer Leasing business. He was Finance Director of Valetmatic Limited, a Car Washing company, between 1988 and 1994 and then of Valetmatic Holdings Limited, following a Management Buyout, until May 1998, where he subsequently became a non-executive director until January 1999 and also acted as a consultant providing financial and strategic advice to Telecoms and IT companies.

Nigel is married with two daughters living in Surrey.

Iain Livingston – Chairman

Iain brings to bear on RDL his strengths in business management, marketing services and media, allied to his success as a private equity-backed owner-manager. Iain is also working closely with Mobeus, as an Operating Partner, looking at new investment opportunities as Chairman of Sawrey Limited.

Iain has had a long and diversified management career working for such companies as ICI, Xerox UK, Butler Service Group, and British Rail, the last as Director of Quality. His role included the commissioning of strategic customer surveys, which led him into the market research industry with Maven Management Limited. Iain joined Maven in 1995, initially as Operations Director; in February 2000 he led a MBO of Maven, financed by Mobeus Income & Growth 4 VCT. The company grew a strong client list including Daimler Chrysler, Citroën, Marks and Spencer, DTI, British Gas and Lloyds TSB Bank. The company was successfully sold in early 2007 to Munro Global. In 2005, Iain was appointed Chairman of Tottel Publishing, the MBO of the publisher of specialist legal and taxation titles backed by Mobeus-advised VCT funds in 2004. This was successfully sold in 2009 to Bloomsbury Publishing.

Iain was appointed non-executive Chairman of RDL Corporation in October 2010. A keen golfer he lives in Oxfordshire where he also is Chairman of the Thame Football Partnership Limited a recently built state of the art £3.5 million community football facility.