Adrian Thomas is a recognised expert in Human Resources and Recruitment, with experience spanning over 35 years. He has worked for some of the UK’s largest employers within the pharmaceutical, finance and transportation sectors. Following submission of his review of change within the fire and rescue service, Adrian joined the Civil Service, working there for almost five years, leading the recruitment of the most senior civil servants. He held this position until April 2018 when he returned to the private sector working with a portfolio of clients.
Adrian is currently chair of The Recruitment Society and the RL100 – the leading network of senior in-house resourcing and TA leaders.
At the 2019 Recruitment and Retention Conference, held on 17th October at the Hilton Hotel Canary Wharf, Adrian will oversee the day, chairing talks and panels discussions from organisations including Capita, Diversity by Design, Nationwide Building Society, Whitbread, CIPD and more.