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Antoine Tirard

Biography

Antoine Tirard is an international talent management advisor, leadership development facilitator and executive coach to large global organisations. He is the founder of NexTalent, a Paris-based consulting firm specialised in talent management, leadership development and human capital strategy.

He worked for 20 years in large global corporations in France, the US and Switzerland, most recently as Global Head of Talent Acquisition and Development at LVMH and Global Head of Talent, Learning and Organisation Development at Novartis. He also held leadership positions as VP of HR of the Novartis Animal Health and Eye Care businesses, HR director at Clifford Chance and HR Associate at L’Oréal.

Antoine is the author or co-author of numerous articles and books on talent. His most recent books include Disrupt Your Career: How to Navigate Uncharted Career Transitions and Thrive, with co-author Claire Harbour-Lyell and Révélez vos talents with co-authors Christopher James and José Miguel Sepulveda.

He is a regular guest lecturer at Institut Magellan and INSEAD, and speaks frequently at international HR and talent management conferences. Additionally, he is Senior Fellow in Human Capital at The Conference Board and member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Antoine received an MBA from INSEAD and a master’s degree in human resources management from Paris Sorbonne University.

www.nextalent.fr/en/

www.disrupt-your-career.com

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How to Find Fulfilment by Taking a Step Down

W. Jiang, C. Harbour, A. Tirard

Three stories of professionals who bucked the trend and found greater meaning in their work life.

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Pursuing the Arts After a Career in Business

A. Tirard, C. Harbour

How three mid-career professionals leveraged their business skills as they became full-time artists.

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Breaking Bad: Humanitarians Who Went Corporate

C. Harbour, A. Tirard

How three professionals who started in purpose-driven organisations continued to do good after migrating to “the other side”.

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How LGBTQ+ Employees Can Embrace Authenticity

Antoine Tirard & Claire Harbour

Four professionals with different sexual orientations and gender identities describe their journeys.

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From General Manager to CHRO

Claire Harbour & Antoine Tirard

Three stories of business leaders who moved to the top human resources role and reinvented HR in their company.

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Why – and How – to Hire an Outlier

Antoine Tirard & Claire Harbour

An unconventional profile can be a tough sell, but the potential rewards are worth the risk.