Having spent more than thirty years developing and deploying workforce solutions in labour markets throughout the world, John is a recognized thought leader and practitioner in the evolving world of work. 

As a champion for responsible behavior and cross-industry collaboration in the evolving world of work, he established the taskforce on digitalisation at the World Employment Confederation.

After a distinguished career in the staffing industry, John made a purpose driven shift from a traditional employment model to one that prioritizes managing a portfolio of responsibilities.

Today as the Chief Exec at, John is

  • an independent workforce strategy advisor to Global 2000 businesses, investment firms, and workforce solution and technology ventures,
  • an Advisor and Expert in Residence at Open Assembly, CWI, and Xpheno,
  • the President of the Velocity Charitable Foundation

John is a life-long learner, with passion in areas ranging from workforce ecosystems, open innovation, consumer behaviors, people analytics, and the role of education in achieving human agility.


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SESSION: Workforce Ecosystems: Understanding the impact from the other side.

Transformation is occurring throughout the workforce ecosystem, and that means the responsibilities and expectation of each of the players is subject to disruption – not just from Ai, but from a reimagining of the entire process! In this session, John Healy, the Chief Executive of, will guide you through changed landscape that will impact relationships with your customers, your workforce, your partners, your competitors, your technology stack, and the markets that you serve. How you navigate the journey will define the next generation of your recruitment business!