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Brian Rolfes is the Partner at McKinsey who leads global recruiting strategies, polices and operations. Prior to this role, he worked in several positions at McKinsey: he was an Associate Principal serving the financial sector, with a focus on customer relationship marketing, and he also was the Director of Professional Development for McKinsey Canada. Brian is also one of the Firm’s diversity leaders, having co-founded McKinsey’s global GLAM ([email protected]) network.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Brian was a human rights lawyer and aspiring academic in human rights. He studied law at the Universities of Saskatchewan, Oxford (Rhodes Scholar) and Cambridge before being called to the bars in Ontario and Saskatchewan. He has served as a member of the Mayor of Toronto’s diversity counsel and as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto. He received a “Leaders to be Proud of” award by the Canadian business gay community and currently leads the Ontario Rhodes Scholar Selection Committee.
Brian shares his interest in reading, law and travel with his husband Brad who is the head of litigation of Canada’s largest law firms, Blake Cassels and Graydon. Brian and Brad love to sit on the dock of their cottage, contemplating life.
Robin leads Bersin by Deloitte’s Talent Acquisition function where she researches best practices, develops frameworks and tools, conducts industry surveys, and writes reports. Drawing on over 20 years in Human Capital consulting and her academic research, Robin is a frequent speaker and writer on talent management issues, including talent acquisition, retention, and employee engagement
Stephen Brown is the director of talent acquisition for the Ontario public service where he provides executive leadership for planning human resource requirements, advising on talent sourcing, assessment and deployment strategies, and for promoting the public service of Ontario as a top-drawer employer.
With over 25 years with the OPS, Stephen has held a variety of progressive roles as an HR specialist, and many years in strategy, policy and program development leading innovative initiatives that set corporate direction for HR management in the public service. Most recently, Stephen was the director of recruitment strategy, technology and capacity-building. A collaborator, Stephen is a strategic, transformative and inclusive leader, winning praise for his values-based approach to leadership, and for building high-performing teams.
Maura is a Human Resources professional, with an expertise in full-cycle talent management. She has been facilitating the recruitment, engagement, and development of top talent at leading Canadian organizations across several industries for over 15 years. As Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition at Rogers Communications, she and her team are accountable for talent acquisition programs and recruitment initiatives at Rogers Communications including Retail Stores, Call Centers and Corporate functions across Canada. Prior to joining Rogers in early 2014, Maura was Director, Talent Acquisition Strategy with Shoppers Drug Mart, where she helped map out a comprehensive recruitment strategy including employment branding and recruitment programs for the retail stores and corporate operations. Her earlier career experiences include leadership roles with LoyaltyOne and Gap Inc., where she oversaw recruitment processes, practices and technology. Maura also sits on the Board of Advisors for the Human Resources Degree Program at Humber College.