Tim Hird is the executive director of Robert Half Management Resources, a global professional services firm which specializes in the placement of senior-level finance, accounting and business systems professionals on a project and interim basis. The firm places consultants in areas including accounting, finance, interim management, business systems, audit and compliance, taxation, treasury, and operations management.
As executive director, Hird oversees strategy, operations and business development for 150 offices worldwide. Robert Half Management Resources is a division of Robert Half, which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and a member of the S&P 500 Index.
Hird joined the company in 2000 as an account executive for Robert Half Management Resources and helped launch the division’s London office. He quickly assumed leadership roles to expand the business throughout the UK, European and Asia Pacific regions. In 2007, he relocated to Singapore and directed operations for multiple Robert Half International business units in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. Hird assumed his current role as executive director of Robert Half Management Resources in 2012 and relocated to the United States.
Hird is a noted speaker, author and commentator on multiple issues impacting finance, accounting and business systems professionals. His areas of expertise include: career and workplace management; global, national and regional trends driving employment; regulatory reform; and employee mobility. He has worked with the leading professional accounting and finance associations on a number of initiatives, including thought leadership. Hird helped establish Financial Executives International’s Japan chapter and has partnered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Institute of Internal Auditors, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in Latin from the University of Birmingham.