Jon Ingham

OD & HR Specialist

Jon has worked as a chemical engineer, an IT consultant, a government sponsored workforce development advisor and an international HR director.

As an independent consultant, Jon has worked with companies in the UK and Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, Asia and Australia. He has provided training and spoken at leading HR, IT and Property conferences around the world, and he has lectured in strategic management, change management and HR on executive MBA courses. He has also conducted research for the Economist Intelligence Unit and other organisations.

Jon has a number of associate relationships which also include Glassdoor for which has has conducted media interviews supporting their research into pay transparency, zero hour contracts and other issues (appearances include BBC Breakfast and Radio 4’s Today programme).

He has written several books and articles on the future of work, and of the HR function, which includes his new book, The Social Organization, which suggests businesses need to focus on the relationships between people as well as the individuals themselves. He has recently co-authored an article with Professor Dave Ulrich, the main instigator of today’s HR model, reviewing opportunities for ‘Building Better HR Departments’. Jon also writes a ten-year old blog, Strategic HCM.

Jon’s main website is