JO COPELAND

Simpson Grierson
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Jo is currently the HR Director of the prestigious law firm, Simpson Grierson and Vice Chair of an NGO which supports the recovery of people suffering from Mental health and addiction issues.

She is a champion for diversity and has won a lot of awards for her work in this area over the past three years, including in the graduate recruitment space where she has completely changed the face of the people Simpson Grierson hires in a very short period of time.

Jo is known for challenging the status quo and isn’t afraid to try new things.

Come and hear her views on the merits of blind CV interviewing vs conscious bias and how to combat ‘white privilege’ in recruitment.

Jo’s passion, commitment and thinking around creating diversity is something that everyone should experience. She is simply brilliant, inspiring and has already changed many people’s lives for the better.

Angela Atkins
Association of People Professionals

RHUBNZ 2016 SPEAKERS