Future of work

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Join our expert panel for a glimpse into the crystal ball, to see what the future looks like for workforces, workplaces and work itself.

Workforces around the world have experienced more change in the past few months than they have in the past few years. The COVID-19 pandemic led to the world’s largest ever workplace experiment as organisations mobilised their people from office-based working to flexible working almost overnight.

While much uncertainty still surrounds the global economic outlook, one thing remains certain: jobs and workforces will continue to change at a rapid rate. What does this mean for employers and employees? How can organisations and leaders set themselves up to succeed in this volatile environment? Which jobs and skills will be most in demand? What will hiring look like in the new world of work? Join our webinar to find out and stay one step ahead.

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Dr Ben Hamer

Director Future of Work

Dr Ben Hamer (CAHRI) is an industry awarded strategic human capital specialist and futurist. He leads the Future of Work agenda at PwC Australia, having previously worked at the World Economic Forum, where he played a lead role on the skills, work, and education.

In addition, Ben has a Professional Doctorate of Public Administration, which included time spent as a Visiting Scholar at Yale University. He also has a Bachelor of Business Administration with First Class Honours from the Australian National University, is an Adjunct Fellow at Swinburne University’s Centre for the New Workforce, and is a Certified Practitioner of the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Sinead Hourigan

Managing Director - Queensland
Robert Walters

Sinead Hourigan is the Queensland Managing Director for Robert Walters and has been recruiting in the Brisbane market since 2001. Recruiting across both the public and private sector, Sinead has assisted clients with a wide range of senior assignments ranging from executive management through to C-suite level roles. With an enviable network in the Brisbane market, Sinead calls upon her extensive network to work with clients in securing and attracting the best talent for their organisations.

Prior to entering the recruitment industry, Sinead worked within the ‘Big 4’ in Sydney, and previous to this, worked in executive positions within the Irish Government. Sinead is also a CEDA (Committee for Economic Development in Australia) Trustee in Queensland, QLD Council member of the Australian British Chamber of Commerce and is the former President of the RCSA (Recruitment Consulting Staffing Association), the peak body for the recruitment and staffing sector across ANZ.

Jeff Ruscoe

Acting CEO
AMP Wealth Management New Zealand

Jeff started with AMP in 2002 and is an experienced executive with over 10 years as part of the Executive Leadership Team at AMP. Over these years Jeff has developed wide ranging Leadership expertise in Governance, Compliance and Risk. He also has General Management expertise across Product Management, Sales, Digital, Customer Experience, Marketing, and Operations. Jeff has also held roles in Medical Assurance Society and Public Trust. He is also an appointed Trustee for the NMLA Pension Scheme and NZ Staff Superannuation Scheme and Appointed Director for AMP Administration Limited.


Robert Walters Group

With more than 3,700 people in 31 countries, we deliver recruitment consultancy, staffing, recruitment process outsourcing and managed services across the globe. From traditional recruitment and staffing to end-to-end talent management, our consultants are experts at matching highly skilled people to permanent, contract and interim roles across all professional disciplines.