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Employer Branding Stars

where employers and experts share their know-how

on attracting & retaining talents

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Ash Humby (Australia) 🇦🇺

Global leader, Employer Branding & Recruitment Marketing

Clementime Mogodiri (South Africa) 🇿🇦

Senior HR Consultant at Mercer Africa

Francesca Conti (Italy) 🇮🇹

Global Employer Branding Lead at Barilla

Isabella Lampela (Finland) 🇫🇮

Employer Brand Lead at Wolt

Lezann Chong (Singapore) 🇸🇬

Global Talent Brand and L&D Strategy Lead at Accenture

Mark Crompton (UK) 🇬🇧

Global Head of Employment Marketing and Employer Branding at  Airbus

Nuria Morella (Spain) 🇪🇸

Employer & Talent Brand Country Manager at Capgemini

Vaibhavi Belsare (India) 🇮🇳

Manager- Employer Brand & Early Careers at Colgate

Anna Velykoivanenko (UK) 🇬🇧

Global Brand Director at DataArt

Adi Hendler (Isreael) 🇮🇱

Director of Global Employer Branding at Kaltura

Claudine Schacklock (UK) 🇬🇧

Head of Employer Brand at Grab

Riley Stefano (USA) 🇺🇸

Global Lead, Employer Brand Marketing at Datadog

Steven Liu (Canada) 🇨🇦

Talent Brand at McCain Foods

Philipp Preisser (Germany) 🇩🇪

Global Employer Branding at Deutsche Bank

Johanna Lachenit (Germany) 🇩🇪

Global Employer Branding at Evonik

Laura McLaren (UK) 🇬🇧

Global Employer Branding & Talent Attraction Specialist at Sonova

Kim Wilkes (USA) 🇺🇸

Head of Talent Attraction at Zapier

Maya Tsankova (Bulgaria) 🇧🇬

Global Employer Branding Leader at Coca Cola HBC

Jennifer Candee (UK) 🇬🇧

Global Director, Talent Acquisition Strategy and Performance at Cargill

Ingrid D’Lima (Singapore) 🇸🇬

APAC HR Chief Administrative Officer at Citi

Ignacio Arenas (Peru) 🇵🇪

Partner, Cultural Transformation Manager at Mambo

Ash Humby

My passions are building and implementing results-driven strategies which have a meaningful impact, and inspiring others to achieve their full potential.

Clementine Mogodiri

I will help you bridge the gap between vision and performance. I will enhance your existing or new business with our practical HR advice and leave you with sustainable HR programs for the future.

Francesca Conti

I’m Francesca and I have always found myself in the perfect spot between HR and Communication: by synergistically combining the strengths of these two disciplines, I have cultivated a high level of expertise in building and promoting authentic employer brands to attract top talent and foster a positive workplace culture.

Throughout my career, I’ve gained international experience in different industries, immersing myself in the vibrant cultures of Italy and the UK, strengthening my competence in smoothly adapting to global environments. What has always inspired me is the ability to help organisations showcase their distinctive culture and values, becoming employers of choice and driving an exceptional employee and candidate experience.

Isabella Lampela

I’m a digital marketer with a passion for data-driven employer branding and recruitment marketing. Currently I look after the employer brand for the Product+ organisation at Wolt 💙 We’re hiring — find our open jobs at

Lezann Chong

With over twenty years of experience in employer branding across diverse industries ranging from hi-tech to FMCG, I am deeply passionate about driving innovation in the field of employer branding, candidate marketing, and candidate experience. My goal is to create a significant impact on the business and make a real difference in how organizations attract and engage top talent.

Mark Crompton

As the Global Head of Employment Marketing at Airbus, I lead a transnational team of more than 25 experts in employer branding, talent attraction, and digital marketing. With over 15 years of experience in the aerospace industry, I have developed and delivered innovative and effective strategies and action plans to promote Airbus as an employer of choice to employees, early careers, and prospective hires.

Nuria Morella

Senior HR professional with +15 years of experience and a special background and interest for building the company EVP and the Employer&Talent Branding Strategy and Candidate Journey, Employee Engagement (& EX) and HR Marketing.

Vaibhavi Belsare

Anna Velykoivanenko

Know how to make things cool, fun and desirable. A mix of a rational mind and an empathetic Ukrainian heart. A geek to the core, a proud nerd, an eloquent debater, a team player in computer games, a healer in Dungeons & Dragons, and an avid opera fan.

Promoting the brand of DataArt worldwide.

Ani Hendler

Employer branding expert with a proven record of building the brand identity for recruiting, employees and stakeholders.
Creative marketing enthusiast, with over 10 years of experience creating and leading B2C strategies and campaigns, PR, and social media for top global brands. Proficient in events, content, and digital tools that build love brands. Talented at establishing win-win partnerships that deliver mutual value and revenue streams by measuring and optimizing performance.

Driven by values, with a great passion for people and culture. The integration of HR and Marketing fascinates me and the opportunity to “do good”, for the brand and its consumers (employees) motivates me day-to-day. I enjoy this great opportunity to take part in the emerging “employer brand” community in Israel and to create global “employer LOVE brands”.

Claudine Schacklock

With 20 years of experience in marketing communications, they are an award-winning and transformational leader who delivers measurable strategies and tactics across multinational organisations. Currently, they are the Head of Employer Branding, Recruitment Marketing & People Comms at Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading super app that offers a range of services from transportation to food delivery to financial services.

Their passion for high-quality content drives engagement and advocacy, making them a trusted and collaborative partner to business leaders. One of their key areas of expertise lies in employer branding, where they bring a demand generation marketing lens. They leverage their knowledge of audience segmentation, data-driven insights, and personalised messaging to create powerful campaigns that not only enhance the organisation’s reputation but also attract and retain the most qualified and talented people.

Their exceptional achievements have earned them prestigious awards, showcasing their innovative approaches and ability to drive impactful change.

Riley Stefano

Hi! I’m Riley – a brand enthusiast, culture champion, avid globetrotter and dog mom. 👋

I’m a data-driven people manager who fell head first into this world of employer brand marketing, discovering a passion for engaging and attracting candidates through transparent, authentic storytelling. I’ve learned that the best employer brands are built through amplifying the stories of those who matter most, the people.

I believe in the power of positivity and using storytelling to build genuine human connection in today’s world of content marketing and social media. I’m your go-to hype woman, a brand builder and company culture enthusiast. My superpower is creating content to connect people all over the world.

As the Global Lead of Employer Brand at Datadog, I’m helping to make the company a magnet for top talent globally through Employer Brand content and social media by attracting remarkable candidates. #datadoglife

I’ve traveled across Europe, road tripped through Iceland, worked from Singapore and Australia, and lived for short periods of time in Ireland and Scotland. Every time I cross one adventure off my bucket list, another is added. I’m always eager to learn new cultures, concepts, and ideas. My travel blog is called Life is for Living because I believe that travel is the key to a life of adventure and continuous growth and learning. #AlwaysBeGrowing

Steven Liu

Hi, I’m Steven and I currently sit on McCain Foods Talent Operation team as the Senior Consultant driving the global talent brand strategy.

Within my few years experience, I have had the opportunity to gain exposure in many areas under the marketing realm. From managing multiple corporate social media channels, building talent brand strategies, to driving digital strategy projects on a global scale. I’m ALWAYS open to share my career journey and experience with those who are interested, JUST ASK!
On a more personal note, food 🍟and fashion 🧥 are two of my ride or die passions! So imagine how happy I am now that we are reopening places and I can start shopping/eating outside again! Other hobbies I enjoy: Horror/Thriller movies, CrossFit, Squash, Badminton, biking, cooking, etc.

I’m also a visual person. Not only do I learn/remember things faster if I see them, I also have an interest in graphic design. Although I’m probably the worst painter you will ever meet.

Philipp Preisser

Experienced Employer Branding Specialist with a proven track record of developing and executing successful campaigns. Expertise in social media, content marketing, and campaign management. Passionate about creating employer brands that attract and retain top talent.

Johanna Lacheint

Laura McLaren

*Views expressed are my own and do not reflect those of my employer.

I love a good story. Which is why I love employer branding. Helping businesses to tell their story effectively, so they attract the kind of people that will thrive within their organisation.

I’ve worked with some of the biggest brands in the world both internally and agency side, and with a background in journalism, public relations and recruitment, employer branding gives me the perfect opportunity to combine my creative roots with my recruitment expertise to help more people feel happy at work.

Skilled in attraction strategy, social, search and media strategy, website creation and management, recruitment training, copywriting and creative development. I’m always looking to connect with more people within the industry and I love an article so feel free to tag or message me with any interesting insights or new tech.

Maya Tsankova

With over 17 years of experience as a Global HR Leader, I am an accomplished professional specialising in Talent Attraction, Talent Development, and Business Partnering. Having successfully navigated FTS100 companies such as Coca-Cola HBC and Melia Hotels International, I bring strategic vision and proven results to the table.

Transformational Change Management: Throughout my career, I have spearheaded significant organizational changes locally and globally, aligning them with dynamic business needs. My keen eye for improvement opportunities has created or transformed HR function, pioneered large-scale talent projects across 30+ markets (Eurasia & Africa), fostering connection and collaboration among employees across boundaries.

Jennifer Candee

Over 24 years experience designing and implementing strategic solutions for attracting and acquiring top talent within organisations to solve talent gaps and provide strategies to enable a sustainable talent landscape. My background spans across a breadth of industries from a multinational FMCG corporation (Mondelez International), a FTSE 10 global brewer (SABMiller), telecommunications (Level 3 Communications), retail, recruitment agency and boutique financial services. Breadth of experience includes a combination of global, regional and country level TA and broader Talent, Executive TA, Employer Branding and HR Director level roles.

Neha Jain

Neha is an employer branding specialist, passionate about getting talent to work in places where they thrive, as it allows both organizations and individuals to thrive. She co-founded a company called True Blue Advisory that created EB solutions for over 5 unicorns and large MNC’s she believes in creating a communication strategy that focuses on allowing companies to talk the language talent understands. Focused on understanding new age branding channels, she blends in a deep understanding of HR and brand strategy.

Vicki Saunders

Vicki is an expert in EVP and employer brand. She headed up the Employer Brand teams at Boots, BAE systems and Currys, leading each business to step change their talent attraction and drive positive change in their culture. Before landing in employer branding, Vicki built her early career as an award-winning marketeer in consumer marketing, brand and customer proposition, leading the biggest advertising campaigns at Boots and made no less than 64 TV ads including the “Here come the girls” series. She is a strategic marketeer who is passionate about drawing on both art and science to drive far reaching impact on their business which sets them apart from their competitors. Vicki now also offers consultancy in EVP and employer brand through her new company,

Tobias Loder-Neuhold

Tobias Loder-Neuhold is passionate about two things in particular, communication and people, which made Employer Branding the perfect fit. Fascinated by the industry’s impact on helping people find the best job and companies with the right talent, Tobias joined Universum to work with some of the most intriguing companies globally. His skills cover strategic EVP development and communication, and he firmly believes in a data-driven approach.

He knows the technicality of things and combines it with a strategic approach and a creative mind to create successful Employer Brands for Universums clients. His work received a Rally Award in 2021 and proves that understanding your audience is essential to success in employer branding.

Malcolm Peak

Sometimes when you seek expert advice you wonder if the solution presented is what you really need or what the service provider wants to sell.

In establishing Peak Corporate Solutions Malcolm wanted to offer something different…to work with companies needing pragmatic and practical solutions to their problems, bringing some of the best industry thinking to help them.

They’ve been very successful in this endeavour, working with a range of government and private sector organisations on their employer brands to enable them to become “first choice” employers, and advising leadership teams on how to engage their people to be productive and positive about their employment and the organisation they work with.

It’s about delivering practical people solutions to help organisations be successful.

Eduardo Marques Lopes

Eduardo is a marketing expert passionate about HR that works on Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing projects with Portuguese and international clients.

Today, he leads the Marketing and Communications Department at Multipessoal, a Portuguese HR firm with 30 years of experience.

Born in Coimbra (Portugal), Eduardo has a degree in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics and also holds an International Master’s in management from Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics.

Ben Phillips

By day, an award-winning, hands-on talent marketing and branding leader with deep expertise in digital, content, and social media. With a career spanning talent and consumer marketing, and learning & development, in addition to training in Agile and Design Thinking, Ben loves driving change and transformation that results in positive impact to speed, cost and quality. By night (and sometimes day, also), Ben is a father of two (three if you include the dog [aka ‘my favourite child’]), husband of one, avid road cyclist (aka MAMIL – middle-aged man in lycra 😳), miserable Spurs FC fan and, purveyor of world class dad jokes.

Aniket Jadhav

Aniket Jadhav is a seasoned Analytics professional with 10+ years of experience in Analytics. As a People Analytics SME in a leading French multinational, he excels at creating value-driven assets for informed HR decision-making. Aniket’s expertise lies in enhancing employer branding through employee experience and strategic workforce planning, consistently delivering impactful results.

Arti Gangaiya

Arti Gangaiya, a corporate storyteller is passionate about brand building, campaign management, and communication strategies. She collaborates with various stakeholders to highlight authentic stories to attract, retain and engage top talents.

In her current role at NatWest Group, she takes care of the Talent Attraction- Employer Branding for India. Prior to NatWest, Arti led the Employer Branding charter at Myntra and Branding & Internal Communications for Aptiv Technical Center India.

Nikos Foros

Nikos is leading the Employer Branding Solutions team of, the biggest hub for professionals in Greece. Prior to joining, he has worked in experiential learning roles and educative programs, and most recently, on initiatives in project management and product development.
Nikos is an expert in employer branding. Thus, over the last 2 years, along with his team, he has been consulting some of the biggest employers in Greece on their employer branding strategies. Together with major client stakeholders, he is building tailor-made solutions for their brand, on different components of employer branding, such as employee value proposition building, optimization of their career site, 360° onboarding evaluation, and transformation of their candidate experience.

Sarang Brahme

Sarang is passionate about talent branding & candidate experience. And employee experience is the other side of the same coin.
He started his digital marketing career and entered the world of recruitment and sourcing. Over the years, the innovative ways to
hire and attract candidates enticed him to explore new career paths. Sarang evangelized talent branding in Capgemini by building EVP and talent attraction campaigns globally and now building ShareChat’s talent brand. Building, engaging and learning through the community
is one purposes that drives him. Sarang is also a co-founder of the Recruiting Adda community in India.

Francisco (Curro) López

Francisco (Curro) López is an experienced Human Resources professional with more than 12 years of experience focused on people, digital transformation, cultural change, talent acquisition and development, being specialized on digital business, tech and marketing profiles. He has developed his career in a wide range of companies, from Startups and scaleups (Gympass & PagoNxt by Santander) and large corporate companies (Procter & Gamble & Michael Page)​.

He is a solid team leader, he developed teams from the scratch, leading global talent acquisition and employer branding communities.

​In addition to his professional work he is also an Associate professor, collaborating with several higher education business schools & universities. He is also author of the book “Tu yo digital”.

Camilla Olander

Camilla Ölander works in the Recruitment and Employer Branding sector, and together with her team she supports  28 countries (EMEA) on how to attract and onboard at JYSK. Camilla is passionate about reaching talent in new ways, outside of the traditional means and she’s a strong believer on the importance to involve all hiring managers when reaching the local markets.

She’s incredibly proud that many of the countries JYSK operate in, has won employer of the year awards in a very competitive market, along with the sense of pride that JYSK people show and spread in their everyday life.


Isidora Stankovic

Isidora has worked for the leading Centre for Employment and Career Development for the past 8 years.

Starting her career as a beginner in sales, Isidora has worked her way up through various roles to become a seasoned Key Account Manager, and later on Employer Branding Advisor. With a passion for bringing the latest trends in the field of employer branding to the Serbian market, Isidora and her colleagues are a team of experts dedicated to the mission of Infostud: to make Serbia a better place to work.

Thanks to her expertise in the area of employer branding, Isidora has helped numerous companies across Serbia to enhance their employer brand and attract top talent.

With 8 years of experience in employer branding and a passion for making a positive impact in the Serbian job market, Isidora is dedicated to sharing her insights and working collaboratively with companies to develop effective employer branding strategies that help organizations succeed and make a difference in people’s lives.

In her free time, Isidora enjoys traveling and exploring new destinations, or daydreaming about her next adventure. She is also an avid sports fan and can be often found cheering on her favourite athletes. And when she wants to unwind, there’s nothing like a shot of rakija to help her relax.

Vivi Rizava

Vivi Rizava is an Employer Brand Strategist and Talent Marketing Expert. Since the start of her career, she is making global employer brands stand out. Vivi is a strategic thinker and hands-on contributor to global teams providing creative, scalable, and pragmatic solutions.

In her current role, Vivi is responsible for developing and executing local employer branding strategies, managing recruitment marketing campaigns, creating engaging content, and measuring the effectiveness of employer branding and recruitment marketing content while collaborating closely with HR, Brand, Communications, and other stakeholders. When Vivi is not busy with EB and RM you will find her exploring new cities (or maybe the same cities again again) and connecting with people in meaningful ways.

Naomi Sive

Naomi Sive is an experienced employer branding and communications professional. For over 20 years, she has led teams of highly skilled professionals in global organizations.

Naomi is passionate about building an organization’s distinctive brand image to set it apart from the competition, drive cultural engagement, and ensure future organizational success by attracting and retaining top talent.

She’s motivated by leading change and engaging audiences with compelling employee stories. Stories that encourage employees to share their real selves and increase understanding, empathy, and togetherness throughout an organization.

She is results-driven and believes in leading with positivity, authenticity, and courage.

Ted Meulenkamp

Ted brings 26 years of experience in talent acquisition and attraction. For the last 13 years he has worked as a Global Head of Employer Branding for Roche, Banco Santander and, currently, for Mondelez International. Developing global EVP’s, local roll-outs, embedding EVPs in the corporate brand, running campaigns are the topics he is willing to share his expertise in.

Victor Rubin

In 2021 Victor joined BlaBlaCar as the first Employer Branding Manager, whose role previously had been divided between the HR and Communications team.

Since then, he has deployed the ever first BlaBlaCar’s EVP, created and implemented an employer branding strategy, and launched a brand-new career website. After having set the foundations, his focus is now being directed towards innovation and finding new ways to approach talent through communication.

Marta Romaniak

Marta Romaniak – VP of Global Branding – is responsible for Marketing, Communications and Employer Branding globally at Avenga. She has held many responsible positions within Ukraine’s local and national IT community.

Forbes has included her in the list of the Top 25 women in the country’s IT industry.

Now Marta leads an international team of professionals from Poland, Germany and Ukraine. She is a genuinely inspiring speaker by nature.

Tatjana Obenaus

Tatjana Obenaus (M.A.) has a strong interest in brand marketing, employer branding, and employee experience. What sets her apart is her cross-functional expertise in both brand marketing and people communications, gained through her work at various companies such as Nike, Nokia HERE, IMA@media.monks, and, where she held diverse marketing and communications roles.

Presently, she holds the position of overseeing Miro’s global Employer Brand and leads a team of 5 talented talent marketeers. Outside of work, Tatjana enjoys spending quality time with her family, traveling, and engaging in various activities, from practicing yoga to exploring Amsterdam’s beautiful streets on a bike.

Priti Soni

Priti is a creative heart-on-sleeve London-based Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing Leader, passionate about attracting the right talent to the right roles. She graduated within marketing but her experience strongly lies within talent acquisition.
Always curious, you will find her continuously learning about biohacking, what makes good copy design, how to make the world a better place, and how to explore more of the world while salsa dancing her way across the globe.

Samantha Kahn

Samantha leads Global Recruitment Marketing & Social at Warner Bros. Discovery, home to brands like max, HBO, CNN, Warner Bros., WB Games, Discovery, and DC Comics.

In this role, she has the exciting task of telling the stories of the behind-the-scenes talent bringing some of the world’s most loved content to life. Samantha began her journey at Warner Bros. Discovery six years ago, originally on HBO’s talent acquisition team. Before that, she gained experience in various fields, including the beauty marketing industry and professional musical theatre and opera.

With her roots in entertainment – both in front and behind the stage and screen – storytelling is an art that she knows in her bones, and is proud to be able to do it for WBD.

Carlos Politi

Carlos is a Senior Talent Intelligence Partner at Amazon. In his role, he analyzes and guides talent sentiment and talent location strategy actions within Amazon Stores. In this line of work, he leverages people data to support the business, particularly talent acquisition initiatives, combining the practitioner side of human capital with the research field.
Carlos has held different roles at Fortune 500 companies, where he worked on human capital initiatives spanning talent acquisition, talent management, strategic workforce planning, mergers and acquisitions, and employee relations.

Mark Horley

Mark is CCO and Co-founder of Tonic. He has worked with international brands across a very wide variety of sectors, developing global, national, and local EVPs and employer brands that work right through the employee experience. They’ve won over 100 awards for their work and Mark truly believes that the best creativity does more than just makes you attractive, it builds a loyalty that’s hard to break.

Simon Buehler

Simon has been taking care of the global employer brand of Deutsche Post DHL since 2018. He’s looking back on more than 10 years of experience in strategic and operative roles in marketing communications and translates those learnings into employer branding and talent acquisition.

But most importantly: he is a nerd. Like a super nerd. That’s why it’s his greatest pleasure to talk about how eSports has grown to be a great way to show the unreachables that DHL is a great place to work.

Adam Gordon

Adam has been in recruitment since 1999, originally working in agency and then moving into recruitment marketing and employer branding with Havas People. After 3 years in employee comms consulting at PwC, he built Social Media Search, a talent sourcing company which became part of Norman Broadbent plc in 2012 and after 4 years on the operating board there, in January 2017 he co-founded Candidate.ID, the world’s first marketing automation product for talent acquisition. As CEO, Adam sold Candidate.ID to iCIMS, Inc in March 2022 and will be launching another recruitment marketing tech start-up in late 2023.

Elle Green

Elle Green has over 15 years’ experience leading employer branding and talent attraction strategies across almost every industry! With leadership roles at Havas People, PeopleScout, LinkedIn and a stint with workforce intelligence just for fun, she has deep understanding of both the talent and AI space. With a keen eye for what makes talent tick, Elle has crafted and executed strategic employer branding initiatives that captivate top talent and has successfully built employer brands that resonate with diverse talent pools, to create inclusive work environments that stimulate innovation and growth. Leveraging her expertise, Elle is a driving force in shaping the future of employer branding and AI at The Martec, using AI to empower advocacy and personalise talent journeys.

Yasmine Yehia

Yasmine Yehia is a Regional Employer Branding Senior Manager in Schneider Electric for MEA region. She is an HR expert with 20 years of experience in both multinational & local organizations. Yehia started her employer branding journey back in the days when it was only a function of recruitment marketing in 2003 with unique skills in internal communications, public speaking & digital marketing trends. She is also handling the global ambassador program for Schneider Electric. Certified employer branding expert & personal branding strategist in 2020.

Charlotte Marshall

Charlotte Marshall was named the 2019-2020 Employer Brand Leader of the Year and has successfully built and launched seven Fortune 500 employer brands and is an in-demand speaker. She is the Director of People Branding at Intuitive and the co-author of the best selling book ‘Give & Get’.

Thomas Tiernan

Thomas Tiernan leads recruitment marketing at Intuitive and has 9 years experience working in leading technology companies such as Continental and Dish Networks. He has a deep passion for creative storytelling and is inspired to continue building his knowledge in employer branding.

Madhu Karuthedath

Madhu is a storyteller who has spent the past 15 years experimenting with content as a medium to highlight brand experiences. He has led both large & small creative teams, with both extravagant & tiny budgets and varying aspirations. In the past, Madhu fortunately worked with some truly amazing teams and individuals. He is passionate about content, digital, platforms, and communication strategies and has thoroughly enjoyed bringing together some great people to create great things.

As a professional, Madhu likes to work with high agency, solution orientation, and people who can join forces for collective impact–and for that, an environment that is decisive and clear on purpose is the most conducive. Quality of leadership is non-negotiable.

Cathy Andreasson

Cathy has been working in people experience and employer branding space for over 10 years in various capacities from specialist to employer brand management to consultancy. Today, Cathy works within H&M Group as a Global Employer Brand Manager for tech talents, implementing full lifecycle employer branding, making sure the employer brand runs through every moment that matters. She is passionate about people experience and her strength is to connect the dots and create that cohesive, outstanding talent experience.

Kalyan Basu

Kalyan heads the Sales team for SmartDreamers in the APAC region. As a leading recruitment marketing company headquartered in Europe, SmartDreamers empowers global enterprises to elevate their employer branding and recruitment marketing strategies at scale. With Kalyan’s strategic guidance and collaborative approach, major companies across APAC benefit from his expertise in building and executing highly effective employer branding strategies. Prior to joining SmartDreamers, Kalyan was at, where he closely partnered with talent acquisition professionals. Now, he leverages his extensive experience to deliver exceptional results for SmartDreamers and their valued clients.

Ally Brown

Ally Brown leads employer brand and recruitment marketing at VCA Animal Hospitals, a leader in veterinary care and part of the Mars family of brands.

In this role, she developed an award-winning employer brand from the ground up and is bringing it to life through content, storytelling and employee advocacy. With over a decade of diverse marketing and employer brand experience across multiple industries, she has created sustainable results and award-winning programs for global companies by engaging the company’s most powerful asset – their people.

Tania Marston

Tania is an experienced marketing professional with extensive employer brand, talent attraction and recruitment marketing experience. Tania works in bp’s global talent attraction team leading on high profile campaigns to support bp’s growth businesses.

She is also co-chair of BP’s Working Families business resource group helping to bring a positive inclusive employee experience for parents and carers. The group’s purpose includes to build awareness of carer needs, influence progressive family policies, design events that inspire work/life balance and support others,

Outside of work, Tania also volunteers for ‘Parity for Disability’ with their attraction and fundraising strategy.

Who will be sharing knowledge this year?

Our Partners


Strategy & EVP
External design
External tools
Internal design
Internal tools
Day 1: EVP&Strategy
Day 1: Internal EB
Day 1: External EB
Day 2: Masterclasses