Keynote Speaker, Co-Founder, Head of Learning, Coaching & Community
SVP Total Rewards & People Operations
Chief People Officer
Head of Learning, Talent and Engagement
Founder and Chief Energy Officer
Perry Timms is the founder and Chief Energy Officer of PTHR – a niche consultancy, with the mission
to create better business for a better world. PTHR is in its 10th year of operating, is a Certified
BCorporation, a Gold-Standard 4-day Working Week organisation, an accredited Living Wage
employer and a Climate-Positive enterprise.
Perry is a proud Chartered member of the CIPD and is a 5x member of HR Magazine’s HR Most
Influential list making the top 10 in 2018, 2019 & 2021 and ranked Number 1 Most Influential Thinker
in HR for 2022.
He is an international and 2x TEDx speaker and award-winning writer on the future of work, HR &
learning. He is a recently certified Semco Style Institute Expert in Self-Managed systems of work.
His 2017 book Transformational HR was named one of the Top 100 Business Strategy books of all
time and published as a second edition in July 2021.
His second book – The Energized Workplace – was published in August 2020 and was shortlisted for
the UK Business Book of the Year 2021.
Perry is Adjunct Professor at Hult International Business School and Ashridge Management
School; a visiting fellow at Cranfield School of Management, and Sheffield Hallam University.
He is a Top 100 Global HR Influencer on numerous lists, a LinkedIn Learning instructor, a member of
the European Organisation Design Forum, the Institute for Organisational Dynamics and The OD
Academy and a Fellow of the RSA.