Victoria Short

Chief Executive Officer

Victoria Short joined Randstad in 2000, becoming the Managing Director for the Public Services division in 2017, before taking the helm as UK Group CEO, in January 2021.


Victoria has a strong track record of leading where innovation, customer centricity, performance and people development are key success cornerstones. A champion for tech and crunching data, Victoria is powering Randstad UK’s digital transformation and growth. Victoria is a firm believer that technology will fundamentally change the world of work for the better – as long as it’s carefully balanced with strong talent and the power of the human touch.


Victoria is a regular press commentator, featuring on the BBC and Sky News in recent months, covering topics including: labour shortages, tech and touch, mental health, diversity & inclusion and workplace culture.