Perry Timms, Founder and Chief Information Officer, PTHR
Perry is known for his energy, passion and insight around the world of people and work. He is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and Visiting Fellow at Sheffield Hallam Business School. Perry is Vice Chair of the Northamptonshire CIPD branch and also lectures on HRM at UK and international universities. His career has journeyed through public and not-for-profit sector HR covering technology & business change, learning, talent and OD for over 20 years and for the last two years as a ‘selfie’ aiming to change the world of work – one conversation at a time.
Perry is active on all social media platforms and was voted Top 10 in People Management magazine’s HR tweeters and bloggers for 2012 and 2013. He is currently the Adviser to the CIPD on Social Media and Engagement and was a Guide for the CIPD’s ‘Hackathon’: an online, open-source innovation platform to create new practices, processes and protocols fir for a modern workplace.
A regular writer for a wide range of HR publications, Perry is also a frequent speaker across the UK and internationally (Perry will achieve an ambition when he becomes a TED speaker at TEDx Bucharest on 22 November 2014 talking about the Future of HR) and has been a feature of the last 6 years’ CIPD Annual and L&D conferences.