Janine Vos is member of the Managing Board and CHRO of Rabobank. She is also member of the Supervisory Board of KLM and participates in the Advisory Board of SER Topvrouwen and Social Capital.
Janine was declared ‘CHRO of the Year’ in 2017, because of her vision on the future of work and her inspiring belief on the future of leadership. This in combination with her skills to bring the message across made her receive the award. In 2021, she won the award ‘Topvrouw van het Jaar’, which empowers her in her mission to contribute to more diversity, equity & inclusion at work.
As an international speaker, author, and advisor, she helps companies and workers prepare for the challenges and opportunities of the changing world of work.
With a background in HR and payroll consulting, technology, and outsourcing, Anita has been recognized as a Top 25 Global Thought Leader, a Top 10 Innovator, and a Top 100 HR Tech Influencer.
The dangers of AI in recruitment.
Bogdan Manta is a Neuroscience for Business Expert. By understanding how our brain works, he combines practical insights with strategic thinking in a business context.
What it all comes down to – after 20 years of unleashing neuroscience in business – is a simple insight: ‘’we are not thinking machines that feel; rather, we are feeling machines that think.’’
Disability & neurodiversity in recruitment
Dr. Marcia Goddard is a neuroscientist with a specialisation in work floor behaviour: how do you create a company culture that allows people to thrive? She was Head of Science and Innovation at international recruitment agency YoungCapital, as well as Head of People & Culture at impact company Tony’s Chocolonely. She now runs her own consulting firm, Brain Matters Consulting, and is Chief Culture Officer at The Contentment Foundation.
Having a brain means you’re biased
Gwen Kolader has almost 20 years of experience in People & Culture. She worked as Director of Human Resources for Cognizant and now works as VP – Global Head DE&I for Hexaware and Mobiquity. Her passion has always been in Diversity and Inclusion, as D&I is not only the right thing to do, but it is also a crucial business growth enabler.
Moving DE&I from intention to impact.
SPEAKERS AND PANELLISTS
After a year of exploring the topic of DEI in the non-profit sector, she felt the need to take on a different lens and started working for asset manager Van Lanschot Kempen, where she grew into the Inclusion & Diversity specialist she is today. A while back, she furthermore launched INCLUSYOUNG; a training and consultancy-firm focused on the inclusion and retention of Gen Z and better collaboration between generations. This is the first organization, focused on the improvement of collaboration between generations and retention of Gen Z, that is also led by a Gen Z-er.
DE&I best practices: generation Z inclusion
Emily Firth is the co-founder of leading Employer Brand and Employee Experience Agency – TheTruthWorks – and works with global clients like Zalando, Aiven, Smartsheet, Mollie to name a few. She is passionate about helping to shape workplaces that she’d actually want to be a part of. As a mother and person of colour as well as a female founder she is no stranger to the challenges faced by the lack of diversity, equity and inclusion in our society and workplaces.
Employer branding and DE&I.
Tam Hanlon, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Manager, EMEA, at Indeed, is a passionate CIPD qualified HR professional who has spent many years in the people and culture space in industries such as banking, insurance, consulting and the last 7 years in tech. Her postgraduate qualifications in gender analytics from the GATE institute at the University of Toronto and in Diversity, Equality and Inclusion with the University of Limerick in Ireland enables Tam to bring a lens of analytics and rigour to the DEI space that she believes is invaluable when driving change.
Dennis, Head of TA, Employer Branding & Candidate Services at FrieslandCampina, is an experienced Talent Acquisition Manager with a proven track record in Technology, Consulting, Banking/Insurance, Hospitality, and FMCG industries. His expertise spans agency, scale-up, and in-house environments, with a focus on employer branding, sourcing, headhunting, reorganization, recruiting, and scaling-up.
Unbiased traineeship recruitment at Friesland Campina.
Karen believes that we have a shared responsibility in making the world a better place for ourselves and future generations. With experience in I&D strategy creation, HR, community and partnership management, Karen now works as Inclusion and Diversity Lead at Deloitte. The nr 1. thing that makes her tick is an environment with people who have shared goals, similar beliefs, spirit and drive.
Diversity and Inclusion Policies and Programs at Deloitte
Wilma Roozenboom is the director of the Refugee Talent Hub, an employers’ initiative aiming to bridge the gap between refugees and the Dutch labour market. Wilma holds a double master’s degree, has over 20 years of experience in the field of cross-sector collaboration and is author of a book on public-private partnerships. After ten years of working as an independent consultant, she took on the position of the director of the Refugee Talent Hub in 2018. The Refugee Talent Hub is working in close collaboration with over 50 corporates, ranging from Accenture to Rabobank and from IKEA to Essent.
Refugees and their potential for the talent pool
Canan Bozdas participated in Refugee LinkUp campaign with the CEO of Microsoft Netherlands and was with them when they met the Dutch Minister of Social Affairs. In addition to that, and most importantly, she is very knowledgeable in the area of diversity & inclusion. Canan will be joining Wilma Roozenboom.
Refugees and their potential for the talent pool
Lisa is a former radio producer and qualified Coach who combines her passion for psychology and culture with her personal lived experience to build and design an inclusive culture at the UK & Ireland division of Flutter Entertainment.
With years of experience in the field of recruitment, both by starting a recruitment agency as well as being the Co-Founder & CEO of the hiring software company Equalture and her dedication to ensuring equal opportunities in hiring, Charlotte’s knowledge about the importance of neurodiversity within the workplace is thorough.
Her first years of being an entrepreneur have led her to several public speaking activities and nominations, including the top 8 most talented female entrepreneurs of The Netherlands, Forbes 30 Under 30, Top 30 Most Inclusive Leaders NL, LOEY Talent Award, Sprout 25 under 25 and Sifted’s top 14 European Gen Z Founders.
Discrimination & Talent Shortage: The root cause of today’s job market paradox.
Iain has gained more than 10 years of experience in the recruitment sector starting in agency roles and progressing to Head of Attraction Strategy at an FTSE 100 business managing attraction strategies across 35 countries. He later opted to continue his career as a consultant helping corporates build their in-house talent attraction strategies and providing recruitment marketing assistance. In January 2017, whilst continuing to provide consulting support on several large projects, he founded Recruitment Bot, a recruitment chatbot SAAS platform. After an early successful period providing chatbot services, Recruitment Bot was acquired by ClickIQ in August 2018. He held the role of CTO at ClickIQ and led the transformation and scaling of the ClickIQ platform along with the technical elements and due diligence of the subsequent acquisition. He now leads Indeed’s Scaled Job Performance products after joining Indeed through the acquisition of ClickIQ.
Tony de Graaf joined SmartRecruiters in November 2019 as Hiring Success Director for EMEA. Now Global Director Hiring Success, Tony, as a Talent Leader, is responsible for our thought-leadership and Hiring Success Consulting Practice across the region, helping companies to build purpose-driven organizations with a People & Culture at heart.
Before joining SmartRecruiters, Tony worked for different e-commerce, fashion and retail companies, including McGregor, Gaastra, Wehkamp. where he held diverse senior positions in Talent Acquisition and TA leader.
Hiring for Skills & Competencies.