Contact Perry Timms


Perry Timms is the founder and Chief Energy Officer of PTHR - a niche consultancy, with the mission to create better business for a better world. PTHR is in its 11th year of operating, is a Certified BCorporation, a Gold-Standard 4-day Working Week organisation, an accredited Living Wage employer and a Climate-Positive enterprise.

Perry is a proud Chartered member of the CIPD, and a Fellow of the RSA. He is a 5x member of HR Magazine’s HR Most Influential list making the top 10 in 2018, 2019 & 2021 and ranked Number 1 Most Influential Thinker in HR for 2022.

He is an international and 2x TEDx speaker and award-winning writer on the future of work, HR & learning. He is a recently certified Semco Style Institute Expert in Self-Managed systems of work.

His 2017 book Transformational HR was named one of the Top 100 Business Strategy books of all time and published as a second edition in July 2021.

His second book - The Energized Workplace - was published in August 2020 and was shortlisted for the UK Business Book of the Year 2021.

Perry is Adjunct Professor at Hult International Business School and Ashridge Management School; a visiting fellow at Cranfield School of Management, and Sheffield Hallam University. 

He is a Top 100 Global HR Influencer on numerous lists, a LinkedIn Learning instructor, a member of the European Organisation Design Forum, the People and Culture Association and The OD Academy