7. Myth Busting to Combat Ageism at Work
Wed, Jan 4, 10:30AM

Join us as we expose the myths around over-50s in the workplace and create a business case for hiring older workers

Age Pioneers is an Action Panel of cross-sector HRDs and Heads of D&I who meet monthly to pick apart a single topic in relation to Age Inclusion.

January's Age Pioneers topic is myth-busting. The Research, The Redefiner and The Reality. Speakers will present evidence from academia and corporate business, offering professional and personal insight, to support creating a sound business case to hire from this untapped pool of talent.

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The webinar starts with a short presentation from our selected guest panelists, who are leaders in their field, talking about their subject matter expertise. The first 30 mins of the presentation will be recorded, and then for the next hour, the group becomes the panel and debates the topic under Chatham House rules in an unrecorded event to allow peer networking and collaboration.


Your host for these discussions is well-respected NED, investor and mentor, and Chair of 55/Redefined, Rune Gustafson. He is an experienced FCA-approved portfolio Chair focused on supporting high performance teams, in driving growth within an effective governance structure. Rune is ex-CEO of Interbrand and Chair of the National Gallery.

Rune will be joined by Founder and CEO of 55/Redefined, Lyndsey Simpson. With a successful background in banking, HR and recruitment outsourcing, Lyndsey has been, listed as one of the ‘UK’s 50 Most Inspirational Female Entrepreneurs’, in both Management Today magazine and The Sunday Times. Pre a serial entrepreneur, who has built several multi-million-pound businesses, championing under-served customers. Her last business was an HR and recruitment outsourcer, which she built to £24M revenue before exit.


We have partnered with EMEA's leading partner for embedded recruitment solutions & TA strategic consultancy, Join Talent to bring you the Age Pioneers series of events covering the major issues and challenges in building a sustainable workforce.

The sessions are centered around the challenges of an ageing population and the future of work. It is where industry experts and thought leaders meet to discuss and debate how to address and solve the issues faced in the current labour market.

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