Kevin Empey

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What employers need from an employment service 



K. Empey

Kevin Empey, WorkMatters Founder

Kevin is the founder of WorkMatters, a people strategy and leadership consulting firm specialising in strategic and cultural change and in helping clients prepare for the future of work and the future workplace. A leader in the areas of people strategy and leadership development for over 20 years, Kevin was a partner and then Director of Willis Towers Watson where he led the firms HR consulting business in Ireland from 2002 to 2015.  He then worked as a Director in the firm’s Talent and Organisation Development practice before establishing WorkMatters in 2017. Kevin is a qualified executive coach and has a masters qualification in leadership and management practice.  Kevin is also a member of the associate faculty for the Irish Management Institute where he teaches on a number of HR strategy, organisation development and leadership development programmes.   A chartered fellow of the CIPD, Kevin is a member of the CIPD Ireland National Committee and was appointed to the Top Level Appointments Committee (TLAC) in 2011 which advises Ministers and Government Departments on the selection of senior civil service appointments. Kevin is also a member of the Labour Market Council and was the founder of Worklink an award winning voluntary network set up to support the transition of unemployed jobseekers back into full time employment.