Robert Kenward is a recruitment expert specialising in senior hires within the events, mice and experiential sectors. He is an experienced speaker, moderator, industry commentator and EDI advocate who is able to convey his expertise and experience to an audience with a vibrant, passionate and vehemently honest approach.
In 2021 Robert launched EventHub.Jobs, the only events industry specific people and jobs board, supported by some of the sectors most regarded associations and initiatives. He founded the site to help people in the events, mice and experiential sectors find work and for employers and recruiters to easily find industry specific talent.
Robert has over 21 years’ experience of the recruitment and events sectors and brings a unique perspective of hiring from all angles – as a candidate, a client and a fitabilty® recruiter. Robert brings a direct and pragmatic approach to recruitment, matching the personal and career aspirations of candidates to a company’s business growth plans.
Robert has held over 600 pro bono one to one sessions to date with people who need job seeking advice, insight, guidance, support or just a shoulder to lean on. This support was launched during the pandemic and Robert continues to offer these sessions to the industry.
Robert lives in Brighton, UK with his wife and most weekends you can find him building Lego or on the water with their two young sons.