Recruiting for Difference

July 23, 2019 Stephanie Wilson

Hiring a rebel can often feel risky, but people who question the status quo are critical for managing through the market change that learned societies are experiencing. Hear from Sue Evans, Director of Sevans Refreshing People Ltd. on the importance of pushing uncomfortable boundaries and learn to transform your organization’s culture through practical strategies.


Sue Evans is a people professional with over 30 years of public service experience gained from a career as a teacher, Army Officer, HR and Organizational Development leader. It is her teaching and coaching skills that have proven to be the most useful and transferable throughout a career spent focusing on people and leadership, learning and development in the Army and in both central and local government. Sue is immediate Past President of the Public Sector People Managers’ Association which enables her to champion excellence in people management and lead thinking, good practice and innovation in HR and OD. Now, Director of her own consultancy, Sue is focusing on a refreshing approach to HR which is more suited to today’s world and the development of a well-led, well supported and effective workforce fit for innovation and change and sustained transformation.

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Stephanie Wilson

Partner Marketing, Wiley // Stephanie works on the Partner Marketing team in Wiley’s Research business creating content for society leaders.

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