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Simon Townsend

Chief Innovation Officer, Asia Pacific, Allegis Global Solutions (AGS)

Simon Townsend – Chief Innovation Officer, Asia Pacific – at Allegis Global Solutions (AGS) brings a fresh perspective to the human element of innovation. Through his collaborative approach, Simon continues to advise our teams, and clients, to develop a culture of participation.

Not only does Simon challenge mindsets he also uses Design Thinking techniques to enable people to sculpt their own future.

Prior to joining AGS Simon spent the past six years specializing in driving truly innovative practices at Deloitte.

Before living and breathing all things innovation, Simon spent five years in Sourcing Specialist roles which gave him the hands on experience, and understanding, of finding the world’s best talent.

His creativity and ability to act as a translator between technology and the wider business enables him to develop user-centric solutions that take a long term sustainable view to business.

Over the past 15 years Simon has worked closely with technology and the internet; he is a member of the Sydney Digital Disruption Research Group, and was a sitting member of the Deloitte Australia Social Media Committee.

Trained as an actor, Simon earned his Associate Diploma in Applied and Performing Arts from the University of New South Wales.

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