Anton Fishman, Managing Director , Fishman & Partners Ltd

As a specialist in workplace psychology with a passionate professional interest in the application of new technologies Anton combines commercial acumen with an astute understanding of workplace dynamics.  As the chairman of Social Robotics & AI 2016 he will direct our speakers, engage our audience in two-way exchanges and dig deep into the real-world implications of the topics under discussion.

Anton is a change management specialist with more than 30 years’ working with senior executives across industry sectors to determine the direction of change and steer its success.  He began his career as an educational psychologist, then obtained an MBA from Cranfield in the 1980’s.  He then joined the consulting firm Hay Group, where he pioneered the development of core people processes that underpinned the transformation of ‘personnel’ into ‘HR’.  He founded Fishman & Partners in 2014 and now specialises in HR, operational design and culture.  He advises HR specialists and other senior executives on the cultural and workplace impacts of new technology.