About Talent RISE Governance

Governance Board listed below

The Talent RISE Foundation Limited is a public company limited by guarantee, incorporated and domiciled in Australia.

Talent RISE’s ABN is 30 603 052 179.

Its registered office and principal place of business is:

Talent RISE Foundation Ltd.
Level 9, 201 Elizabeth Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Talent RISE is a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI). It’s endorsed as an Income Tax Exempt Charity, and enjoys certain other tax concessions and exemptions consistent with its status as a PBI which relate to Goods and Services and Fringe Benefits taxes. The Talent RISE Foundation has been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as Deductible Gift Recipients (DGR, Item 1).

In the UK Talent RISE is registered with the Charity Commission for England & Wales as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). You can find our information on the register of charities here. Talent RISE’s Charity Number is 1183457.

governance

 

Richard Earl

Chairman

Richard Earl

Richard Earl is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Talent. Earl launched Talent from his home in Perth in 1995 and since then he has grown the business into a global technology and digital recruitment and services company with 16 offices across APAC, EMEA and the USA. Passionate about entrepreneurship, leadership, innovation and actively supporting the technology sector, Earl has committed to recognising start-ups and bringing technology communities together, both locally and globally to positively impact people’s lives through innovative programs such as Talent Unleashed, Talent Engage and Talent RISE.

 

Mark Nielsen

APAC Board Member

Mark Nielsen

Mark Nielsen is a business leader with over 30 years’ experience. Over the course of his career, Mark has held C-level roles across start-ups, turnarounds and multinational corporations. Throughout his career he has held executive and non-executive director positions on listed and unlisted company boards. As CEO of Talent Asia Pacific, Mark is highly regarded for his ability to lead and build high performance organisations with compassion at their core. In 2018, Mark was named Australian CEO of the Year and Professional Services Executive of the Year (CEO Magazine).

 

 

Jane Tewson

APAC Board Member

Jane Tewson

Jane is the Founder of Igniting Change and non-Executive board member of Talent. Jane is also the Vice Chairman of Virgin Unite and creator of Comic Relief, which is the most successful charitable foundations in the UK which has raised over one billion pounds. Jane has received a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) from the Queen for her charitable endeavours.

Yaron Segal

APAC Chief Financial Officer

Yaron Segal

Yaron Segal is a registered Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience. As Chief Financial Officer for Talent RISE, Yaron is a trusted advisor to the senior management team and board, and oversees every aspect of RISE’s financial operations and governance.

Jon Butterfield

UK Chair

Jon Butterfield is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Talent EMEA region. He has spent the last thirty years in the Talent Management and IT industry assisting and advising companies such as Boots, M&S, Prudential, B&Q, Barclays, Civica and many others. Jon has extensive experience in raising capital from both private and public markets and before joining Talent he founded and invested in two successful recruitment companies, playing a major role in growing those businesses to become multi-national enterprises with over £100 million in annual revenue. In 2012 Jon was awarded with the Deloitte UK – “Future 1000 Award for Businesses Leading Wealth Creation.”

Greg Reed

UK Board Member

Greg Reed is the CEO of HomeServe UK, one of the UK’s leading home assistance providers. At HomeServe he leads a business of over 3,000 people, including 1,000 engineers, 2 million customers and a turnover in excess of £390m. Greg joined HomeServe in 2012 after a twenty-plus year career in international banking, including in senior positions at the Royal Bank of Scotland and Bank of America. In November 2017 Greg was named as the EMEA Global Winner – ‘Best Leader’ at the Talent Unleashed awards.

Lloyd Embley

UK Board Member

Lloyd Embley is Group Editor-in-Chief of Reach Plc. He started his career as a trainee reporter with the Daventry Express, later moving to head of production at the Northants Evening Telegraph. He moved to the nationals in 1994 as a sub-editor on the Daily Mirror. He became editor of the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror in 2012. Later that year he was promoted to the Editor-in-Chief, adding group responsibilities in 2014. As Group Editor-in-Chief, Lloyd has ultimate responsibility for 2,428 employees across 130 national and regional publications, which last year sold 620 million newspapers along with over 50 websites, viewed by 110m unique browsers every month.