Vanessa Collins joined Green Park in 2018 as Chief Operations Officer, bringing with her over 20 years of experience in recruitment. Her career has included supporting businesses with solutions across advertising, volume recruitment, executive search and interim management in both client facing roles and internal operational roles.
Vanessa specialises in implementing solutions and driving efficiencies to enhance the customer experience. Responsible for leading Green Park’s internal operations, marketing, HR and IT functions, Vanessa’s focus is on developing best practice processes to deliver exceptional customer service, right first-time results and ensure and inclusive, fair and transparent practices that exceed industry standards.
Previously working at Penna (part of the Adecco Group), Vanessa provided end to end resourcing solutions to clients across all sectors and levels, from graduate to board & executive recruitment. Part of the Operational Board, she ran operations across all service areas and achieved department growth targets in volume and interim management recruitment, as well as launching and running new service offerings that included Occupational Psychology Assessments.
Vanessa’s started her career as a graphic designer, becoming Creative Director at TCS Advertising for five years before moving into a wider operations role, jointly running a recruitment advertising agency called People Media.