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#TREC2019 – Meet our Keynote Speakers
#TREC2019 – Meet our Keynote Speakers
Attracting talent 02nd May 2019

With just under five weeks to go, we are all gearing towards our sixth annual TREC conference featuring a line up of prominent figures in the recruitment, HR and talent acquisition space.

This flagship event of the Good Recruitment Campaign will be packed with renowned keynote speakers, expert panel sessions and roundtable discussions, covering hot recruitment topics with multiple networking opportunities.

Chaired by ITV's Sameena Ali-Khan, this year's conference is all about 'building the future workforce'. You will have a chance to explore new recruitment technology, resourcing structures and best practice, as well as listen to thought leaders and their take on successful business strategies. 

Our exciting TREC 2019 lineup will include our keynote speakers Bruce Daisley, VP EMEA of Twitter, Tony Danker, CEO of Be the Business, and Bonita Norris, one of the UK's leading adventurers and the youngest British woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest at the age of 22.

Meet our Keynote Speakers

Bruce Daisley, VP - EMEA, Twitter (Opening keynote speaker)

Bruce Daisley is a technology leader and best-selling author of “The Joy of Work” (Penguin Random House) – which was a follow-up to his number one business podcast, “Eat Sleep, Work Repeat” (peaking at number 4 in the US). The book champions the use of data to improve work cultures and is a compelling manifesto in a society overwhelmed with work pressures. Bruce Daisley often speakers about the importance of laughter in the workplace, extolling the virtues of reducing the number of interruptions from emails, the importance of striking the right work-life balance and the contributions of digital social media in our lives.

Bruce’s opening keynote will discuss the creation of a more productive and inspiring work culture and why reassessing it is key for attracting your future workforce.

Follow Bruce on Twitter: @brucedaisley

Tony Danker, CEO, Be the Business (Afternoon keynote speaker)

Tony Danker is the Chief Executive of Be The Business, a new business-led organisation created to close the UK’s productivity gap. Set up in 2017 by the Productivity Leadership Group, the organization was founded bysenior business leaders chaired by Sir Charlie Mayfield.

Tony was previously the Chief Strategy Officer at Guardian News & Media (GNM), where he had responsibility for the Guardian’s strategy, business development and analytics functions. Prior to this role he was responsible for GNM’s international expansion as International Director.

Before joining GNM, Tony spent two years in public policy and was a Special Adviser in HM Treasury. He previously spent 10 years at McKinsey & Company, with expertise in government and organisational consulting.

Tony’s keynote session will look at the future of business with a particular focus on people strategy.

Follow Tony on Twitter: @tonydanker

Bonita Norris, Leading Adventurer and Everest Mountaineer (Closing keynote speaker)

Bonita Norris is one of the UK’s leading adventurers.

When it comes to taking on seemingly impossible challenges, Bonita Norris is the real deal. Not only is she a great story teller with thousands of hours of presenting under her belt, she is also a respected mountaineer and juggles motivational speaking around her expeditions to the world’s most dangerous mountains.

Her aim is to make every individual reflect upon their own life goals and the challenges they face and equip them with the techniques she used to get through her toughest moments. Bonita Norris tells of the lessons she learnt as an ordinary girl taking on an extraordinary and overwhelming challenge. Her message of marginal gains, not giving in, and always keeping our minds open to new opportunities and challenges is as relevant to graduate’s as it is to boards of directors.

Accompanied by stunning photographs from her expeditions to the Himalayas, Bonita Norris’s talk is heartwarming, humorous and ultimately inspiring- she is not afraid to tell people that when they most want to give up, they still have so much more to give, and that they can achieve great things when they start to trust in the smallest of steps.

Follow Bonita on Twitter: @bonitanorris

Click here if you are a non-member recruitment agency who wish to attend this event. HR and in-house professionals, please click here to register.

REC members and GRC signatories can attend this event for free. Sign up here.

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Greeshma Suresh
Greeshma Suresh - Marketing Manager


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