CEO Advisory Council

The CEO Advisory Council brings unique knowledge and skills to help further the HRCI mission of enabling people and organizations to discover, develop and demonstrate their fullest potential through innovative learning and certification in the ever-evolving world of HR. The Advisory Council is a resource to the CEO by offering advice, insight into industry trends and bringing a different perspective. 

Jonathan Pearce, GPHR


Jonathan is a Human Capital Principal at Deloitte with 20 years’ experience guiding clients in developing talent strategies, navigating functional transformations, and aligning workforce programs to business strategy. Jonathan advises the C-Suite on large scale initiatives to unlock new enterprise value by reshaping workforces in the context of the Future of Work.

Jonathan leads Deloitte’s Workforce Strategy practice and the development of our partner ecosystem and technology assets to support workforce transformations. Previously, Jonathan served as the Chief Strategy Officer for Deloitte Tax where he initiated a program to bring to life the Future of Tax and unlock new business value through the transformation of technology and the human workforce.

Jonathan has deep technical experience in workforce mobility from strategy through operations, to risk management and compliance. He frequently presents on the future of workforce mobility in a digitized world and has significant personal global experience having transferred to the U.S. from Sydney, and served clients in the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Jonathan has Arts and Law degrees from the University of Sydney and served for six years on the HRCI Board of Directors– the world’s premier certifier of professional HR expertise.

Jonathan lives in New York City with his wife and two children.