RecFest Event Speakers
CEO - WorkShape.io & Curator of Recruiting Brainfood.
Hung LeeCEO - WorkShape.io & Curator of Recruiting Brainfood.
Hung Lee is the Editor of leading industry newsletter Recruiting Brainfood
He is an industry professional with over 15 years experience as an agency recruiter, Recruitment manager, Internal Head of Talent, recruitment trainer, founder of award winning online recruiting platform WorkShape.io, and now Editor and Community builder at Recruiting Brainfood - the best weekly newsletter in recruitment.
Talent Manager - Flybuys
Edan HaddockTalent Manager - Flybuys
Edan Haddock has been working in the Recruitment Industry for almost 10 years. A successful network focussed agency recruiter, Edan made the transition to Internal Talent Acquisition, as the National Talent Acquisition manager at AIA Australia, and is currently designing the Talent Acquisition strategy and solution for flybuys. Edan is an avid cyclist, and enjoys anything and everything about food and wine. Edan lives with his partner Jason and adorable cat Denzel.
Advisor to startups, CV’s. Strategy for hiring teams & Founder of Tru
Bill BoormanAdvisor to startups, CV’s. Strategy for hiring teams & Founder of Tru
Easy to spot in the crowd, Bill never wears a suit, and always wears a hat!
Bill has always had a simple vision; to make recruitment better for everyone. He achieves this by advising talent technology companies on their product road map, with V.C.’s over investments in the sector, with hiring companies on technology and approach.
He is also the host of #tru events. #tru has hosted over 100 events during the last 12 months, in 65 countries and 5 continents. This has led to conversations with over 2,500 people who work in and around recruiting across the globe, offering great insight into the market, and the technology needed to support it. He is a judge and advocate for the UK #CandE (candidate experience awards.) which enables him to understand how the market is shifting towards giving candidates a consumer experience, and which companies are performing well.
Founder and COO - SEE Change Happen & #truInclusion
Joanne LockwoodFounder and COO - SEE Change Happen & #truInclusion
Joanne is a Transgender Awareness & Inclusion Specialist. A trainer and Consultant that specialises in supporting business and organisations to become transgender and gender non-conforming inclusive for their staff, stakeholders and customers.
National Manager, Talent & Attraction - Life Without Barriers
David MeereNational Manager, Talent & Attraction - Life Without Barriers
David believes in the fundamental principle that people want to engage with organizations that are a reflection of them. Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organization with 5,400+ staff and 2,800 carers, working in more than 440 communities across Australia. David's team are striving to continuously develop their world-class talent acquisition, strategic programs and initiatives to build capability & culture across the organisation. With more than 14,500 people across the community supported by the LWB team; it's critical their new employees hit the ground running, from before day one.
Group Performance Director - Thomas International & Motivational, Inspirational and Keynote Speaker and Trainer
Derek RedmondGroup Performance Director - Thomas International & Motivational, Inspirational and Keynote Speaker and Trainer
One of Britain’s most famous athletes, Derek Redmond is a World and European relay champion. Having broken the British 400m record on two occasions, Derek was one of the country’s best athletes during the 1980s and 1990s. A key member of the relay squad that won gold at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, he competed at the highest level for over a decade.
He first rose to prominence in 1985 when he broke the 400m British record achieving a time of 44.82 seconds 12 months later he was selected in the 4x400m relay team for the European Championships in Stuttgart.
Derek’s story is truly inspiring and he now works as a motivational speaker sharing his remarkable story with audiences up and down the country. He has worked with a wide range of high profile brands delivering his inspiring stories from the track in corporate environments.
Founder and CEO - HROnboard
Peter ForbesFounder and CEO - HROnboard
Passion is building great technology businesses - creating a disciplined, innovative and fun place to work.
Peter Forbes is the founder and CEO of HROnboard, the app that has made a name for itself helping HR create and send beautiful job offers to new employees. Peter has 20 years experience in the HR Tech space as an HRIS and Payroll consultant, developer and product designer. He is also the managing director of Navigo, the experts in niche enterprise HR solutions.
APAC Program Coordinator - Talent Board
Stan RolfeAPAC Program Coordinator - Talent Board
Stan Rolfe has previously held senior talent acquisition roles with companies such as Barminco, Jacobs, John Holland, and Hudson. Stan founded Qi Talent Solutions to assist organisations in their quest to improve their talent acquisition functions. He is also the APAC Program Coordinator for Talent Board a non-profit organisation focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience.