Described by CIPD CEO Peter Cheese as “The HR Futurist” Perry’s energy, passion and insight around people development and the world of work are his trademarks.
A Chartered CIPD Member; facilitator & coach, Perry has led technology-driven business change for over 20 years as a corporate Head of Learning, Talent & OD.
Perry's run his own enterprise - PTHR - alongside that of Director - People & Learning at fast-growing digital agency Media Zoo. Perry is aiming to transform learning & work through use of social technologies; innovation as usual; more soulful leadership; and being an always-on learner for a range of clients in all sectors.
Perry is an international and TEDx speaker on HR and the future of work, authored the e-book “HR 2025” and writes for a range of online HR and Work publications and journals.
Perry is a social HR Practitioner; voted a top 10 blogger in International and UK magazines. Perry is Adviser to the CIPD on Social Media & Engagement, built the Institute’s first MOOC “Working Digitally: Social Media and HR” and was a Guide for the CIPD/MiX HR Hackathon.
Perry is executive consultant to 2015 HRD of the Year Karen Beaven (River Island), Vice Chair of his local (Northants) CIPD Branch and a Visiting Fellow at Sheffield Hallam University.
Perry also leads a community of practitioners/virtual organisation - the iPractice - with over 90 networked professionals from the US, Europe and Australasia. A tenacious reader; enthused networker and voracious learner, Perry describes himself as a lifeaholic determined to change the world of work; one conversation at a time.