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The 2018 Future of Work Conference – held on 18th October at the InterContinental Hotel 02 has been designed to explore the future of the workforce and how HR professionals can prepare their organisations for this brave new world. 

Featuring a wide range of speakers from many leading organisations including Expedia, EDF Energy, Lloyd’s Banking Group, Leonardo MW, and SubSea7: the conference will explore a a raft of issues that will affect the future of work: including recruitment, disruptive technologies, internal processes and more.

This week we are delighted to welcome two key speakers: Nazir Ul-Ghani (Workplace EMEA Lead) from Workplace by Facebook and Thorsten Klein (Global Director of eBay Culture and Employee Experience) from eBay.

Thorsten Klein


Thorsten has worked in global and international talent, leadership development and organisational transformation roles over the last 15 years across a wide range of business scenarios and market sectors, both in mature and emerging markets.

He has enabled regional new-builds, post-merger-integration, carve outs of global shared service operations, consolidations and accelerated growth programmes. Thorsten is all about ‘talent, culture & transformation’ and enjoys working with global executive teams on their people & strategy challenges and transformation agendas.

He is passionate about sparking disruptive ideas, building capabilities for new growth and helping leaders create shifts in themselves and their organisations – and will be bringing this passion to his talk on “Developing the Workplace of the Future at eBay“.

Nazir Ul-Ghani


Nazir is a senior business leader and award-winning founder, with more than twenty years experience in start-ups, multinational organisations and blue-chip consultancies. At the conference he will be presenting a talk on leveraging technology and talent to collaborate, communicate and succeed including points on:

  • How to succeed in the future of work by addressing new challenges brought on by global teams, millennial workers and mind-boggling technology
  • The evolution of the workplace and how to empower employees to build a culture of innovation, collaboration and participation
  • Adapting to these challenges now as key to the future of the business – 40% of the current top 250 companies will be gone by 2025


We are very excited to welcome these two outstanding speakers, and look forward to hearing their insights and strategies they have implemented to prepare their organisations for the future of work. Click here to find out more about them, or about the conference.