Jon Ingham

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Jon Ingham

Executive Director Strategic HCM


”Recognised by as the #1 top global online influencer in talent management (2010) and a top 100 global influencer in HR”


Jon Ingham is an independent trainer and consultant specialising in helping companies apply research, technology and innovation to the way they generate competitive advantage through their people, often responding to the increasingly profound transformations underway in the world of work.

He is the author of Strategic Human Capital Management (2006) where he outlines an increasingly well used, simple yet strategic approach to HR management and measurement.  He is also a contributor, alongside Dave Ulrich, Ed Lawler, Peter Cappelli and others to the ASTD’s recent book, The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management (2011).  Jon also writes one of Europe’s leading HR blogs, Strategic HCM.

Jon’s main current interest is how businesses use social technologies and social approaches to develop their employees’ connections, relationships and conversations as strategic differentiators.  He maintains a heavy schedule of speaking at conferences around the world, trains several hundred HR practitioners each year and is part of the Cotrugli faculty.

As a consultant, Jon works globally across all sectors helping devise and develop strategic, high impact approaches to people management.  Recent projects include working in an organisation development role, mapping out a digital way of managing people for a large retailer, and helping a major bank engage and develop HR business partners in organisation design.

His background includes four years working as an HR Director for Ernst & Young – in the UK and then based in Moscow covering Eastern Europe.

Jon has been recognised by as the #1 top global online influencer in talent management (2010) and a top 100 global influencer in HR (#73) where it is suggested that it is “not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.”  He has also been recognised by HR Magazine as the 7th Most Influential UK HR Thinker (2013).