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Speaker

Tim Hird

Tim Hird is executive vice president of enterprise optimization for Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm, and Protiviti, a global consulting firm and Robert Half subsidiary. Robert Half is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and a member of the S&P 500 Index.

In his role, Mr. Hird enhances combined Robert Half-Protiviti offerings to help businesses create functions and processes, address performance issues, and drive improvement.

Mr. Hird most recently served as executive director of Robert Half Management Resources, beginning in 2012. He joined Robert Half in 2000 as an account executive for Robert Half Management Resources and helped launch the division’s London office. He quickly assumed leadership roles to expand the business throughout the UK, European and Asia-Pacific regions. In 2007, he relocated to Singapore and directed operations for multiple Robert Half business units in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.

Mr. Hird is a noted speaker, author and commentator on issues impacting finance and accounting professionals, such as career and workplace management, employment trends, regulatory reform, and employee mobility. He has worked with leading professional associations – including Financial Executives International, The Institute of Internal Auditors, American Institute of CPAs, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – on initiatives ranging from thought leadership and national-conference presentations to chapter building.