TALiNT Partners Insights provides invaluable information that enables businesses to make informed, strategic decisions. Our curated insights are your tools for problem-solving, fostering growth, and achieving success within talent acquisition and staffing.

About Us

The TALiNT Partners team have extensive operational experience across the talent ecosystem. This enables us to understand key trends and challenges and curate content and insight that helps vendors develop better solutions and employers improve how they find and keep the people they need.

We’re also pretty easy to get on with and are always up for a chat.

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Ken Brotherston

Chief Executive

Ken has vast experience successfully running & building global businesses across the TA & recruitment ecosystem. Ken leads the TALiNT Partners team, helping to create exceptional experiences for our audiences.
With over 30 years’ industry experience including Board positions at Robert Walters, Korn/Ferry International, Morgan McKinley, and as HR Director Fidelity Investments. He also sits on the Recruitment and Development Committee at Oxfam.
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Alex Evans

Managing Director

As MD of TALiNT Partners, Alex heads up development of our membership programme to provide members with access to peers, experts and advisers as well as curated insights from our global TIARA awards campaigns and industry benchmarks.
Alex has over 20 years’ experience working in publishing, events, awards and business networks. He’s Worked with companies including UBM, The Supper Club and the National Business Awards.
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Sarah Arnold

Global Marketing Director

Sarah leads the events and marketing team. She ensures the growing engagement with key audiences around the globe and delivering an array of world-class event experiences across the globe. She also makes sure our metrics inform our strategy and services.
Sarah has over 15 years’ of marketing experience and has worked with Jobsite, idibu, Unleash, SourceBreaker, Odro and numerous recruitment agencies. 
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Declan Slattery

Chair of Global Advisory Board

Declan uses his deep domain expertise and experience across the end-to-end talent eco-system to build a world class network of talent leaders.
Declan was most recently Head of Talent Attraction at global financial institution, NatWest and is widely recognised as a leading authority on talent attraction and employer branding.
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Ray Culver

Managing Director, Americas

Ray is responsible for developing strategic relationships with leaders in the recruiting and talent acquisition communities in the US.He also works to build engagement across all of TALiNT Partners services. 
Ray is a Human Capital Solutions executive with 25+ years of experience in all aspects of the contingent workforce space that includes temp, contract, direct hire, HR technology, RPO, MSP/VMS.
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Kris Clelland

Managing Director, APAC

Kris, an adept Global Talent Acquisition Leader and HR Technology Advisor, excels as a DE&I Thought Leader across the globe.
With over 20 years’ expertise in people, talent, operations, and technology, Kris is deeply passionate about authentic leadership, prioritizing inclusion and fostering a sense of belonging, rather than mere management, in his dedicated focus on team dynamics.
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Christine Brotherston

HR & Operations Director

Christine runs our HR and Operations by utilising her extensive HR experience. Shes ensure our operations are compliant, efficient and that they support our event experiences and services to our audiences. 
Christine has over 25 years’ experience within senior HR roles including Cable and Wireless and as Head of HR for Barclaycard UK. 
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David Head


David has built up a unique insight and network in the sector. He has a global perspective with a particular focus on the UK, Australia, Japan, the Middle East, Europe and the US.
With over 35 years’ experience within the recruitment industry and is the Founder of the renowned industry publication Recruitment International.
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Andy Daniel

Commercial Director

Andy is one of the best-connected people in the industry and ensures we have a pipeline of new sponsors who become long-term partners. Andy makes sure that our partners get a superb return on their investment.
Andy has over 18 years of industry experience working with sponsors and companies including Centaur and Redactive Media.
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Tessa Atherall

Membership and Events Manager

Tessa manages members and delivers exceptional events for TALiNT Partner’s growing network of Staffing, Talent Solutions and HR Tech leaders. Tessa ensures that members and their leadership teams benefit all year round from the most relevant insight, learning and networking opportunities, guidance and advice, referrals and industry recognition.
Tessa has a first-class degree in Events Management and has honed her skills in marketing, community management and peer learning over the last five years.
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Chantal Cooper

Awards Manager

Chantal manages our TIARA global awards campaigns, and ensures that we deliver an out-of-this-world and celebratory experience for our entrants, judges and sponsors.
Chantal has been in the events industry for over eight years and has delivered renowned events such as The AA Awards and worked with Wimbledon.
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Helen Palmer-Wickens

Awards Manager

Helen manages the global awards campaigns, ensuring that we deliver outstanding experiences for our entrants, judges and sponsors.
Helen has over six years of experience in event management and has managed a vast portfolio of events and awards ceremonies across various industries including the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector.
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Emily Shanks

Awards Executive

Emily supports our TIARA global awards campaigns ensuring delivery on marketing campaigns and an out-of-this-world and celebratory experience for our entrants, judges and sponsors.
Emily has recently completed her apprenticeship programme and is looking to expand her knowledge on the industry.
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Amba Percy

Events & Marketing Executive

Amba supports the Talent Leaders Programme team with event delivery, marketing campaigns and content production activities to ensure our talent leaders network gain the most relevant insight.

Amba has recently completed her apprenticeship programme and is looking to expand her knowledge on the industry.

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Kayanna Moutarde

EVents Apprentice

Kayanna supports the team across the breadth of our event delivery and marketing production activities to develop her skills and build her knowledge of the exciting industry we work in.
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Courtney Pearse

Marketing Apprentice

Courtney supports the team across the breadth of our marketing and content production activities to develop her skills and build her knowledge of the exciting industry we work in.
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Alison Tuff

Data Administrator

Alison looks after and reviews our data to make sure we keep relevant and senior experts informed about events and insights.

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