Creative Innovation 2019 (Ci2019)

Christy Forest

Exponential Conversation Plenary 3: Work 2.0 – Learning to Adapt

2 April 2019, 2:50 PM

CEO and Executive Director of Livehire

Christy Forest is CEO and Executive Director of LiveHire (ASX: LVH), an award-winning, cloud-based Talent Acquisition and Engagement platform that is revolutionalising the way individuals and companies engage with each other to find the careers they’ll love. From 2017-2018, Christy was a Special Advisor to the Business Council of Australia (BCA) and a Non-Executive Director of LiveHire. Prior to that, she was the Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, for CEB (Corporate Executive Board), a global research and HR technology firm headquartered in Washington DC. Christy worked for CEB for more than 20 years, and early on, served as the global head of Member Services and first woman on the Executive Committee.

Christy has a deep passion for innovation and talent, leading initiatives for the BCA’s Innovation Taskforce and Skills Committee on skill transformation, the Future of Work and worker transition in Australia. Christy had the pleasure of presenting the BCA’s work on Women in Leadership: Lessons from Australian Companies Leading the Way, a research collaboration with McKinsey and the Workplace Gender and Equality Agency, at the United Nation’s 62nd Commission on the Status of Women held in New York in March 2018.

Christy holds a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. She is a certified yoga instructor who is passionate about employees’ well-being and sense of purpose in the workplace. Christy also participated in OzHarvest’s CEO Cook-off, volunteers for Meals on Wheels, and lives in beautiful Sydney, Australia, with her husband and two children.

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