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Jon Bowker

National Talent Acquisition Manager, KPMG

Jon Bowker is a highly experienced talent acquisition manager who has led national recruitment programs for some of Australia’s largest employers including KPMG, Rio Tinto, Bankwest and St George Bank.

In addition to his in-house and RPO experience, Jon has an extensive background in recruitment consulting across the professional services, mining, banking and finance sectors in Australia and overseas.

Jon’s international experience includes working for Canada’s largest recruitment firm, and establishing the Mongolian office of a leading global HR consulting and search firm for the mining expatriate market.

Jon specialises in working within complex environments to deliver effective recruitment strategies and processes that address business priorities, improve efficiency for key internal stakeholders, and provide rewarding career development opportunities for internal and external talent.

Throughout his almost 20-year career in human resources, Jon has been a passionate advocate for ethics in recruitment and is constantly seeking out new innovative ways to sourcing exceptional talent.

Jon is also proud to be a mentor with the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation which provides mentoring and career support to Indigenous students in high schools across Australia.