Heather Colquhoun

Global Director, Talent Acquisition

As a strategic human resources professional, Heather has experience in change management, diversity and inclusion, employee engagement, leadership development, organizational culture, recognition, strategic planning, and talent acquisition. She is action-oriented with demonstrated success developing leaders and individual contributors through coaching and team development, in both English and French, ensuring activities are linked to the broader organizational goals and strategies.

As a consultant, Heather had over 16 years developing targeted solutions to increase organizational and leadership capabilities in a range of industries including consumer packaged goods, engineering/EPCM, healthcare, insurance, professional services, retail, and telecommunications. She has a Masters in Organizational Diversity. In 2017, Heather joined Hatch, an engineering consulting firm headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada and is currently the Global Director, Talent Acquisition. With an inclusion lens, she takes a collaborative team approach to finding top talent in new and innovative ways, always using our Manifesto as our guide. Heather also participates on the Global D&I Action Committee.

Outside of work, Heather is involved in charitable board work as Chair of Halton Women’s Place, a shelter serving women and children fleeing domestic violence, and Treasurer of CanTeach Connections, an education-focused charity supporting the teaching and learning of English in El Salvador.

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Day 1: Mar 3, 2020

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11:30 am


Create A Digital Talent Acquisition Strategy to Improve Workforce Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Improving employee diversity has emerged as a key area of focus for most organizations over the past year. Discover how intentionality in your talent acquisition efforts can help keep you in line with your commitments and government regulations.  Take away tips to map out your strategy for hiring a diverse workforce by:

  • Creating authenticity in your messaging to attract and resonate with under-represented groups
  • Ensuring your messages and branding attract candidates from diverse communities
  • Selecting the right digital channels to bolster your presence and improve your brand with target groups


Use DTA to target under-represented groups to improve diversity, equity,and inclusion goals and improve your corporate decision-making

Day 2: Mar 4, 2020