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Neill Dunwoody

Recruitment/Talent Strategy Adviser

Works remotely from Dublin

  • 53.340305
  • -6.293676
  • Suggested rate €567 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Dublin, Ireland
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


Project length
Between 1-3 months
Business sector
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Digital & IT
  • Health & Wellness
  • Human Resources
  • Nano-technology
+5 other
Company size
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people


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  • English

    Native or bilingual


Skills (7)

Neill in a few words

I am an experienced Talent Acquisition/HR/Employer Branding/ Diversity Evangelist and Labour market Intelligence professional with over 20 years experience. I have worked in global agencies such as Robert Half and Hays and led TA functions for UnitedHealth/Optum, Grant Thornton and New Relic. What makes me stand apart is that I am also a founder. My startup company Spyrt is at the forefront of deeptech AI in the digital health space. I have also worked as a strategic talent adviser to other startups such as Manna, Meili, Prommt, Kastus and Profinda. He is passionate about talent and understanding what drives companies to be better. He understands the future of gigable tech resourcing and has access to a tech talent pool in the thousands via a business relationship I have with Tribes Work.




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April 2021 - Today (1 year and 8 months)

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Chief Talent Strategist (Board Adviser)  - As a freelancer

Manchester, UK

October 2022 - Today (2 months)

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Titan Talent Services

Managing Director


September 2020 - Today (2 years and 3 months)

I really enjoy working with people and tackling all the problems and challenges that come my way on a day-to-day basis. I am not a recruitment consultant, I am a strategic talent partner with a focus on personalized service, competitive flat rates; and customer satisfaction. Titan Talent can be your champion in defining your hiring and growth strategies in the future.

Manna Drone Delivery

Talent Acquisition/ Strategic Advisor/ Fixer  - As a freelancer


March 2020 - Today (2 years and 9 months)




March 2022 - Today (9 months) will provide a bridge whereby the technology community can provide essential support to our fellow technologists will provide a central online point for technology organisations, teams and individuals across the whole technology supply chain to: Provide opportunities and access to work for Ukrainian technologists who want or need to flee Ukraine we have partnered with amazing team at and/or Donate technology and support services to humanitarian groups supporting Ukrainian refugees to ensure they can contact loved ones, stay connected and escape danger. is not a charity, it is a voluntary community of technology leaders using their skills and networks to support technologists from Ukraine - a group of Ukrainians that this community can provide the most impact to.


Strategic Adviser  - As a freelancer


January 2022 - Today (11 months)

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March 2021 - Today (1 year and 9 months)

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Senior Strategic Business Partner  - As a freelancer

Monaghan, Ireland

May 2020 - October 2021 (1 year and 5 months)

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Strategic Adviser (Chief Talent Officer)

Dublin, Ireland

October 2019 - October 2021 (2 years)

Elkstone is a leading Multi-Family Office group providing unique investment services to its Irish and international client base including wealth management, venture and real estate opportunities and alternative finance solutions. Elkstone Partners is the parent company of Elkstone Private which is a regulated entity that can provide our client base with an extensive range of MiFID investment services. Our focus is to proactively assist our clients in selecting investment opportunities that are directly tailored to their individual needs. My role is to Lead HR and Talent internally for the group, manage our Talent Services offering to our clients and investment partners and also work with the Venture teams to help secure new opportunities. I managed a community of VC portfolio companies Talent, Sourcing and Engagement strategies.


Strategic Advisor  - As a freelancer


June 2020 - August 2020 (2 months)


Strategic Advisor  - As a freelancer

Co. Dublin, Ireland

October 2019 - March 2020 (5 months)

UnitedHealth Group

Head of Talent Sourcing Strategy- EMEA

Dublin, Ireland

May 2016 - October 2019 (3 years and 5 months)

In my role with UnitedHealth Group the worlds largest healthcare company and the fastest growing company in the Fortune 500. I manage our Sourcing Strategy and Talent Marketing Enablement teams efforts to find the best talent to join our organization and also offer Talent Intelligence and Labour Market data globally. I am also involved in our EMEA Diversity Program and managed the relationships with a number of networks and communities for UHG. Our professionals bring new ideas forward and create solid business solutions. Their work helps our customers find the health care answers they need – faster and more affordably. To learn more about our exciting opportunities, select this link. At UnitedHealth Group, you'll have the opportunity to help people live healthier lives and be a part of making healthcare work for everyone while doing your life's best work! Already Fortune 5, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

New Relic, Inc.

EMEA Talent Aquisition and People Ops Lead

Dublin, Ireland

September 2015 - January 2016 (4 months)

New Relic is a Software Analytics company that makes sense of billions of metrics across millions of apps. We help the people who build modern software understand the stories their data is trying to tell them. I am the main point of contact for Talent Acquisition and also represent People Operations in EMEA. I endeavor to find the best people for New Relic to fill our roles within EMEA. If you want to know more about the company and the opportunities we are trying to fill please connect to me.

Grant Thornton Ireland

HR/Recruitment Manager

Dublin, Ireland

November 2014 - September 2015 (10 months)

Grant Thornton Ireland can trace its history back to 1899. Today, the firm comprises over 600 partners and staff operating from offices in Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway, Kildare and Limerick. In addition to audit and tax, we provide planning, corporate finance, corporate recovery and insolvency, forensic and investigation services, business risk services, computer assurance, IT consultancy, corporate secretarial services, family business consulting and personal tax and financial planning consulting. Our clients include privately held and dynamic businesses, public interest entities and financial services. Grant Thornton Ireland is a member of Grant Thornton International Limited (GTIL), Grant Thornton is authorised by Chartered Accountants Ireland ("CAI") to carry on investment business. Managing and leading the hiring of experienced professionals and graduate recruitment for Grant Thornton Ireland. Click to view our current opportunities and to see how we can match your ambition.

Intellectual Ventures

HR/ Recruitment Manager

Dublin, Ireland

June 2013 - November 2014 (1 year and 5 months)

Intellectual Ventures is the global leader in the business of invention. We collaborate with leading inventors, partner with pioneering companies, and invest both expertise and capital in the process of invention. Our mission is to energize and streamline an invention economy that will drive innovation around the world. In my role I am responsible for the Human Resources function and the search and selection of passionate and innovative professionals looking to be part of the exciting growth and expansion of Invention Investment Ireland, Intellectual Ventures International office in Dublin.


IT Talent Delivery Manager

Houston, TX 77091, USA

January 2011 - June 2013 (2 years and 5 months)

Responsible for managing IT candidate sourcing channels, IT contractors & Talent Acqusition for Hays RPO onsite at Citi in Ireland.

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Talent Acquisition Expert

Houston, TX 77091, USA

January 2002 - June 2012 (10 years and 5 months)

I had over 10 years experience in the recruitment agencies.