Simon Parkin


Simon Parkin is the Founder, President and a Senior Partner with The Talent Company. Simon founded The Talent Company in 2011 with the vision of building a quality focused HR solutions and services firm.

Simon is recognized as a global thought leader in the acquisition and management of talent with over 20 years of diverse recruitment, talent and human resources leadership experience. Prior to founding The Talent Company, Simon led the Global Recruitment and Talent functions for American Express and Accenture.

Former Global Talent Leader with a Fortune 100 organization. Founder of The Talent Company. Advisor, Innovator, Coach, Author & Speaker.

Simon’s book “Hiring Right: How to Turn Recruiting into Your Competitive Advantage” is a #1 International Best Seller.

“Simon’s expertise is second to none. This book lays out recruitment and hiring in a way that grasps both the traditional “musts”, yet also reaches new territory and key trends as we all continue to evolve in the talent acquisition space.”
Corey Brooks
Global Talent Acquisition Branding Leader, Global Technology Organization

When not working, Simon is usually taking his 3 kids to their various sporting events…spending most summers at the baseball diamond and winters in a cold hockey arena.

Community Involvement


Humber College

Board Advisor for the Human Resources Degree Program at Humber College



Hiring Right (2018)

Contributing Author

The Talent Management Handbook 3rd Edition (2017)

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