Topic: Employer Branding - Standing Out from the Crowd

Richard Mosley

Global Vice President | Universum Global

Richard Mosley is widely recognised as one of the leading world authorities on employer brand development and management. His thinking draws on over 25 years experience in both brand management and HR consulting. Richard has led major employer brand development projects for many leading global employers from: BP and L'Oreal to the World Food Program and European Union. He wrote the first book to be published on the subject: ‘The Employer Brand’ (2005), followed by ‘Employer Brand Management’ (2014), both published by Wiley. His latest book ‘Employer Branding for Dummies’ was published in January. Richard is a regular key note speaker at employer brand events around the world, and his work appears regularly in leading business newspapers and journals including the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Economic Times of India.

Topic: Leading High-Performing Talent in the New World of Work

Raymond de Villiers

Keynote Speaker and Consultant | TomorrowToday

Ray helps you to understand the influence of trends like Talent management, High Performance, Leadership Dynamics, Digitisation, Fintech, and other Changing Global Dynamics influence Strategy, Leadership and your Organisation. An international speaker and consultant who has presented to an impressive list of global organisations helping them understand the challenges and opportunities inherent in the New World of Work. Raymond’s engaging story-telling style draws on his experiences around the world - including an extensive period in the Middle East - incorporating broad research and sound globally-relevant content making him a fresh insightful voice in his space.

Topic: Digital Selection: A simpler, more human-centric approach to talent selection and recruitment

James Hu

Global Learning Manager | Unilever

James began his career at Unilever in 2012 as an HR Graduate after completing his studies at the University of Cape Town. Through Unilever’s rotation-based graduate program, he was able to develop experience and insights across the HR spectrum. After completing HR roles in the Marketing and Supply Chain functions, James embarked on a short-term international assignment in Kenya, where he worked in a Leadership Development role. Since returning from Kenya, James has been working in talent management and has recently moved into a global role responsible for learning and development in Africa. James also currently sits on the board of directors of Engineers Without Borders South Africa.

Topic: Return on investment? An Analysis over 20 years

Tamsyn Els

Group Head of Young Talent | Standard Bank

Over a 18 year career, I have become a seasoned practitioner in the alignment of people practices and organizational strategy with an extensive academic and performance track record in this field. I am a member of the Health Professions Council of South Africa and a graduate of the Henley Business School, MBA Programme. My innovative and solution-oriented outlook has enabled me to lead in the creation of organizational capabilities such leadership effectiveness and change management. I am a passionate developer of teams and would describe my personal style as collaborative and resilient. I strive to contribute in a meaningful way and have found incredible fulfilment in working with the youth of our continent in my current role as Group Head of Young Talent for  Standard Bank.

Topic: AI – the Future of (Graduate) Recruitment?

Caroline Berns

Head of Talent Acquisition | Ericsson Middle East & Africa

Caroline Berns is the Head of Talent Acquisition for Ericsson Middle East & Africa. Born in Germany, she lived in the US and various countries in Europe until 2012, when she moved to South Africa. Together with her teams she is responsible for internal and external recruitment, including graduate programs, across 66 countries in the market area. Prior to moving into HR, Caroline graduated in Information Engineering and she still loves to keep up with the latest technology trends (especially AI and IoT).

Topic: Linkedin as an Integral Sourcing and Attraction Tool

Tasmin Coleman

Group Talent Acquisition Manager | RCL Foods

Tasmin will present a practical case study demonstrating how RCL FOODS utilizes Linkedin as a key component of the overall Talent Acquisition Strategy. She will unpack the various sourcing Tools and how her team have maximized Linkedin as a platform for the Sourcing and Attraction of Graduates. In addition she will share how RCL FOODS successfully utilizes Linkedin to promote the Employer Brand by showcasing opportunities, Leadership and bringing the RCL FOODS culture to life through compelling content.

Topic: Linkedin as an Integral Sourcing and Attraction Tool 

David Whelan

Head of Africa | LinkedIn Talent Solutions

David Whelan leads the LinkedIn Talent solutions business across Africa. Having always worked in the tech sector, he has a clear understanding of disruptive technology and opportunity it brings to organisations. David is currently responsible for growing LinkedIn’s presence across the continent and with over 50 million students on the LinkedIn platform globally he has a unique view into LinkedIn’s fastest growing demographics – students.
An experienced social media  professional David is keen to share what students are doing on the world’s largest professional network and Graduate Talent tends