• The Board

HR GO plc board oversee the running of the group, leaving the individual brands free to manage their own businesses with a minimum of interference.

The HR GO Support Centre teams are on hand to provide back office support across the group. 

  • Jack Parkinson


    Jack Parkinson

    Since joining the family business back in 1977, Jack has proudly presided over the expansion of the company started 60 years ago by his mother.

    Today his role is like a ship's pilot - keeping the good ship HR GO on course and avoiding all hazards. 

    The rest of of the team are responsible for steering the group successfully towards our business goals, but Jack is still motivated by the excitement of creating a new idea and pursuing a deal. 

    Read more about the remarkable career of Jack Parkinson.

  • Roddy Barrow

    Group MD

    Roddy Barrow

    Roddy was appointed Group MD, responsible for the full portfolio of HR GO brands, in January 2017, having previously been Chief Financial Officer for 3 years.

    He is a Chartered Accountant and originally trained with KPMG in London. His commercial career since then has been characterised by working in growth and transformational situations in multiple sectors covering life sciences, media, publishing, welfare to work and now recruitment.

    He brings with him substantial experience in general management and programme delivery leadership. His last job was as Finance Director of a Deloitte/lngeus joint venture.


  • Cindy Hare

    MD HR GO Recruitment Ltd

    Cindy Hare

    Cindy joined HR GO in 1997 as Joint Venture Director to set up the Bishop's Stortford operation and was appointed MD of the national branch network, HR GO Recruitment, in January 2017.  

  • John Parkinson

    Group IT Director

    John Parkinson

    Responsible for developing IT strategy and systems to support all the operations within HR GO plc, John is the grandson of HR GO's founder, Betty Parkinson, and continues the tradition of HR GO as a family business.

    John is also CEO of Space Between, a HR GO joint venture company.

  • Marc Taylor

    Group Finance Director

    Marc Taylor

    In January 2017 Marc became Group Finance Director. He has been with the company since 1998 assisting the Group with all matters from corporate structuring, treasury, taxation and financial management.