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House of Visionaries: Event

On the 7th March 2024, The House of Visionaries will open its doors, and host the first event for residents! Who the f*ck said people, talent and scale strategy had to be boring?

Event Details


Date: 7th March 2024

time: 13:30 – 16:30

location: MORTIMER HOUSE, London, wT1 3jh

Event Agenda

  • What will TA & HR look like in 2035?
  • How to build a future ready TA function?
  • Hot topics: AI vs People


The House of Visionaries is a space for influential leaders to connect and discuss all things people, talent and scale strategy.

Sign up below for the event and become part of the House!


Guest Speakers


A chance to discuss some HOT topics with some of our guest speakers in the House.

What impact could these topics have on People, Talent and Scale in the future?




Lauren Peake

managing Partner @ bond global

Lauren is an experienced talent leader having worked in the space for over 15 years. She has taken the embedded talent model to some of the world’s biggest tech unicorns like Spotify, TikTok, Apple and Deliveroo. Her focus is now focused on building world-class talent functions for growing deep-tech companies.







Oli Urpi

head of talent acquisition @ gkn automotive

Oli has a unique insight into how some of the world’s largest and most well-respected companies acquire and retain talent.

Holding senior positions at Meta, BP & now GKN, Oli is someone who can bring a depth of experience and knowledge to the House of Visionaries community.





Aaron Beider

head of talent acquisition @ vertical aerospace

Dyson, TikTok, Asos & Meta. Aaron has seen the inner workings of some of the most well respected TA functions globally. He is now putting that insight together with the team at Vertical Aerospace, one of the most exciting CleanTech Projects in the world. Aaron has a progressive view of TA and technology and his experience and mindset will provide unique value to the House of Visionaries community.





Lucy Pidgeon

head of talent acquisition @ vodafone

Lucy is an experienced resourcing leader heading up all things TA for Vodafone. Managing a large in-house team and suppliers from RPO’S, Embedded consultancies and TA software. Her broad knowledge of TA strategy and different delivery models can add huge value to the House of Visionaries community.





Ben Rutter


Ben is obsessed with all things ‘future’ and is passionate about building a business that can help build world class TA capability globally. The Bond team have helped build some of the coolest scale-ups out there and some of the world’s most recognisable enterprise brands. Discover how to build a TA function with flexibility for the future!





Jamie Green

head of talent acquisition @ williams RACING
Previous experience as the EMEA TA Director at Meta, Jamie has a rare insight into what it takes to build a TA function at hyper scale. His remit covers areas such as Employer Brand, D&I, Referral programs, and recruiter L&D amongst many other areas. Jamie now leads the international TA function for one of the UK’s most loved brands @ Williams Racing. Taking the heritage of the “senna” days and building a team that can compete for future world championships.





Oliver Davies

head of talent acquisition @ taboola
Experienced global head of talent specialising in AI driven talent management, diversity and inclusion initiatives and employer branding.





Tom Cheung

head of talent acquisition @ OCTOPUS ENERGY
An experienced head of Talent having managed multiple talent teams globally from payments to AI and EV. Toms recent experience includes building and managing the TA function for one  Europe’s leading applied artificial intelligence companies – Faculty. Today, Tom is the Head of TA for Octopus Electric Vehicles.





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