Kevin Empey

People & Leadership Consultant & Coach | Future of Work | Organizational Agility & AgileHR

Kevin is an expert and international speaker on organizational agility and the future of work. He is the founder of WorkMatters, an international consulting and training firm focused on supporting business leaders, HR leaders and their employees in the changing world of work.

With a background in technology and business development, Kevin has founded and led several start-up companies and was a Partner and Director in Willis Towers Watson where he led the firms HR and Talent consulting business in Ireland from 2002 to 2015. He also established the firm’s ‘Future of Work’ offering in Ireland.

Kevin is a qualified executive coach, AgileHR instructor and has a masters qualification in leadership and management practice. His award-winning research work focused on organizational and individual agility. He is the Programme Director of the Senior Executive Programme at the Irish Management Institute and is also an associate faculty member on several of their leadership development and strategic HR programmes.

Kevin has won several national and international awards for his work in the areas of employment policy, social entrepreneurship and future of work research.

My Sessions

The Agile Organization – A HR (and PR) inconvenience or inevitable reality? (Kevin Empey)

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While the case for Agility may be compelling, that doesn’t necessarily make it easy to practice or implement in an organizational context. As an enterprise-wide capability or competency, it is often inconsistently defined and unevenly executed, due in part to its conflicting demands and consequences for leaders, individuals and for HR. Indeed, HR has a […]

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