Photographic portrait of Richard Skippon
Implementing smart transformational change and then managing that change with a truly engaged approach are equally important to the success of any people strategy. You can’t achieve one without the other.

Richard Skippon

EY Canada Leader, People Advisory Services, Workforce Advisory

Passionate about the inspiring ways people are powering Canada’s growth journey. Seasoned advisor. Talent leader.

Areas of focus Workforce
Office Toronto, CA

Enabling multigenerational, contingent and mobile workforces to succeed begins with a deep understanding of what you’re trying to achieve together. Richard leads our Workforce Advisory practice in EY Canada’s People Advisory Services group. He’s focused on enabling clients to foster success in today’s evolving workforce.

Over his 20-year career, Richard has held HR leadership roles in both industry and professional services organizations. As part of his practice at EY, he supports clients in achieving business outcomes through effective alignment of their organizations and people. Key areas of focus for the practice include the evolution of talent in response to digital transformation, change management, culture, human resources transformation, and organization structure design.

Richard obtained his Master of Business Administration degree at Simon Fraser University. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, from McMaster University.

How Richard is building a better working world

Richard loves working with his clients to elevate their talent game and empower their people. Today’s workforce is more diverse and more mobile than ever. There is such amazing potential in what varied groups can achieve when provided the right framework for working and collaborating.

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