Talent Acquisition Leaders With Global Expertise



Group Head Talent Acquisition, Aviva

Jonathan is the newly appointed Group Head of Talent Acquisition at Aviva. Prior to his latest role, Jonathan was appointed Head of Talent Acquisition at Thomson Reuters where he was responsible, globally, for the Intellectual Property and Science division With over 10 years’ experience in Talent Acquisition, Jonathan believes he has developed a high level of resilience and a particular set of influencing skills.


Head of Resourcing – Personal Banking and Client & Customer Experience, Barclays UK

A seasoned recruitment professional with a range of agency and in-house experience gained across multiple industries. Maria currently works for Barclays where she is responsible for entry to executive level resourcing across Personal Banking & Client and Customer Experience teams for Barclays UK, leading a team of Resourcing Business Partners and an RPO who together deliver over 4000 critical hires every year.


Global Talent Acquisition Leader, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Noel is a business-focused HR leader with significant global experience in delivering Talent Acquisition best practices, while building organisational capability that drives results. At Thermo Fisher Scientific, he is constantly looking for smarter ways to improve processes and services through technology, scale, employer brand and candidate experience worldwide.




Senior Human Resources Director, APAC at Medtronic.

Kevin is an experienced HR Director with specialist expertise in organisational development. He is HR Business Partner for the Minimally Invasive Therapy Group (MITG) and Quality & Regulatory Affairs in Asia Pacific for Medtronic. Kevin has a broad range of extensive regional and global HR experience in Fortune 500 companies (medical devices, life sciences, oil & gas, shipping, corporate finance) and premier public administration organizations in Singapore. He is a strong team leader, having led large APAC and global teams.


Head of Talent Acquisition AMEA at Mondelez

Sandy has been recruiting top talent in a variety of industries for 19 years. As Head of Talent Acquisition for AMEA region at Mondelez, Sandy strives in building a high performance team, by hiring the right candidates for the right job at the right time. Sandy is passionate about people and works hard to understand candidates’ skill sets and capabilities. Those insights help her to maximize their potential and provide them with vast opportunities – benefiting themselves, as well as the company. Sandy firmly believe that talent acquisition is a partnership – not a transaction.


Founder, Future of Work

Emma is a talent leader with over 20 years’ experience across a broad section of people and talent disciplines. She has worked in businesses from boot-strapped tech start-ups to global enterprises, across the UK, US and Australia. Her real passion lies in solving talent related problems, understanding what the future of work will bring, introducing change and taking people on the journey to new and better ways of doing things. This is the reason Emma founded Future of Work in July 2017.