Ron Elsdon is an author and founder of organizations in the career and workforce development fields. His social activism is expressed through community volunteer work and promoting a range of social causes. His four published books address topics ranging from building individual nontraditional career paths, to workforce leadership in organizations, and community social responsibility. He was a founder of Elsdon Organizational Renewal and New Beginnings Career and College Guidance. Ron also has more than twenty-five years of leadership experience at diverse organizations in a broad range of sectors, and has been an adjunct faculty member at, or affiliated with, several universities.
With his co-author Ron was awarded the Walker prize by the Human Resource Planning Society for the paper that best advances state-of-the-art thinking or practice in human resources. He holds a PhD from Cambridge University in chemical engineering, a master's from John F. Kennedy University in career development, and a first class honors degree from Leeds University in chemical engineering.