HRMI 2021: David Millner, Founder, HR Curator

Millner has a financial services background, focusing on retail, corporate lending, and risk for some 8 years, followed by over 30 years of internal and external HR consulting experience in NatWest/RBS, PSL, Kenexa and IBM as an occupational psychologist offering organizational effectiveness-based solutions focusing on future-proofing their businesses.

In 2018 he formed HRCurator where he focuses on supporting organisations through HR transformation and de-mystifying analytics, so that HR can embrace more of a data driven approach in their work.

This culminated in his first bestselling book Introduction to People Analytics, which is an analytics book aimed specifically at HR practitioners. He is a regular presenter at global HR conferences promoting the role of technology, analytics and the need for HR to demonstrate tangible commercial value. 

Millner is referenced as being a key influencer on Twitter via @HRCurator in a number of HR subject areas, with around 29,300 followers. 

He’s an associate with Corporate Research Forum (CRF), GPS Asia, Hult Ashridge Business School, the Centre for Effective Organizations (CEO) at the University of Southern California (USC) and is an adviser to iPsychTec, a cultural analytics provider and, a communications intelligence platform. He is one of Engage Employee’s Forward Thinkers for 2021.

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David Millner was ranked 16th on the list of HR Most Influential Thinkers in 2021.