Aidan manages a worldwide team of learning and development professionals, and he has direct responsibility for global delivery of learning and strategic development programs, vendor and partner management, financial and strategy management, and acquisition integration.
After graduating from the University of East Anglia, where she studied American and English literature, Angela went on to have some interesting experiences including managing a fine Havana cigar store on Old Bond Street and teaching English to Italian students.
Her leadership skills led her to enter the world of HR, first in the tobacco industry and then at Ofsted, where she became Head of Policy & Employment Relations after several years. Angela joined Mencap in 2007, starting as Head of HR for services and then getting the People Director role in 2013. Angela somehow combines being mum to Maxwell, 7 and being a people director, which she describes as an absolute privilege.
Anne Fulton is author of The Career Engagement Game, and has been keynote speaker at conferences such as the 2018 Workforce Transformation Forum at the London School of Business, HCI Employee Engagement Conference (Chicago, NY, Miami, Atlanta) and HRMI Leadership Conferences across the US and Canada. Anne has been a Registered Organizational Psychologist for over 20 years, and is an experienced OD Transformation expert with a passion for career enablement, talent optimization and workforce agility. Founder of the Career Engagement Group, their Fuel50 Career Pathing is now operating in 28 countries, in over 50 Fortune 500 companies such as EBay, Pepsi, Walmart, MasterCard, TexasHealth and many more, Anne and her team are dedicated to improving employee engagement, supporting Diversity Initiatives and creating career acceleration programs for employees whether they are High Potentials, Talent, Graduates or Emerging Leaders. Their clients see consistent uplifts in engagement results, retention gains and many are now delivering award winning career programs with the help of Anne and the team at Fuel50. Winners of the HRTech Awesome New Technology in 2014, Brandon hall Career Pathing Gold Excellence Award 2015 and 2016, Top 20 global Engagement Influencer 2017 and Employee Engagement Award US Vendor of the Year 2018, Anne and the Fuel50 team are delivering retention, engagement gains and transforming the employee experience in organizations across the world
Bernard Marr is an internationally bestselling author, futurist, keynote speaker, and strategic advisor to companies and governments. He advises and coaches many of the world’s best-known organisations on strategy, digital transformation, and business performance. LinkedIn has recently ranked Bernard as one of the top 5 business influencers in the world and the No 1 influencer in the UK. He has authored 16 best-selling books, is a frequent contributor to the World Economic Forum and writes a regular column for Forbes. Every day Bernard actively engages his almost 2 million social media followers and shares content that reaches millions of readers.
Cath is an international, business focused HR Leader with a proven track record of delivery in a variety of global, matrix organisations. She is passionate about bringing a real commercial focus to the people agenda and leading organisations and teams through transformational change.
Cath joined Avon in May 2016 as Vice President HR, Global Commercial Business. Avon is the company that for 130 years has stood for beauty, innovation, optimism and, above all, for empowering women. Avon has a diverse product portfolio sold through six million independent Avon Beauty Entrepreneurs worldwide.
Cath has played a key role in the Avon turnaround and transformation journey, she led the development of a Commercial Blueprint to enable investment in new commercial capabilities, whilst right sizing the organization to deliver significant savings.
Prior to joining Avon, Cath worked for one of the world’s leading cereal and snacks companies Kellogg’s where she spent over ten years in both European and North America roles. She was VP, HR European Markets, and led the reorganisation of the European business following the acquisition of Pringles. Prior to this she was VP, Global Talent and led the creation and execution of the first global employer brand, vision and purpose.
Cath also spent over ten years with Barclays Plc, a British multinational banking and financial services company, prior to becoming a successful external Human Resources Consultant specialising in organisational design, cultural change and Strategic Talent Management and Leadership Development.
Cath has a BSc(Hons) in Psychology and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and an alumni of Executive Programmes at Harvard and INSEAD Business Schools.
Previously, a management consultant working on multiple HR Transformation projects, Catherine has been with Imperial Brands since the start of the HR Transformation journey in Jan 2015.
A self-confessed, solution orientated “techie”, Catherine is passionate about leveraging technology to free up humans to be human at work. While with Imperial Brands, Catherine and her team have delivered a global Workday implementation to 72 countries, 2 x implementations of Service Now as well as Recruitment Solutions and Adoption tools. The list continues to grow!
Charles Bendotti is Senior Vice President, People & Culture at Philip Morris International (PMI) since January 2018.
Mr. Bendotti joined PMI in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1999 as a Business Analyst. From 2000 until 2006, he served in various cross-functional roles in Marketing & Sales and Business Development in different markets of the Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America & Canada Regions. Mr. Bendotti then became Managing Director, Ecuador & Bolivia, followed by his appointment as Vice President, Human Resources for the Latin America & Canada Region in 2008. In 2012 he was named Vice President, Human Resources Asia, a position he held until December 2016, a w2znd then Senior Vice President, Human Resources (HR).
Mr. Bendotti holds a master’s degree in international relations, economy and law from the Graduate Institute of International & Development Studies in Geneva and an Executive MBA from HEC Paris.
As Lead Catalyst, Cheri partners with people to catalyze positive change in workplaces and communities. The two simple practices she introduces give leaders and teams the power to strengthen relationships, expand possibilities, and increase productivity and engagement through everyday conversation. These practices are grounded in neuroscience, positive psychology, and Appreciative Inquiry, one of the most widely used approaches for systems change. She’s worked with thousands of leaders and teams around the world to support high performance, engagement, and organization success.
She’s written numerous books and articles; her most recent book is a Berrett Koehler bestseller, Conversations Worth Having: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Fuel Productive and Meaningful Engagement. She’s been featured in leading media sources including Fast Company, Forbes, HR Magazine, SmartBrief, Training Industry, and Training Magazine. A perpetual learner, she’s accumulated a Ph.D. in Collaborative Learning, an MBA., Masters in Transpersonal Psychology, and Level II certification in Spiral Dynamics Integral.
Cheryl Allen works for Atos IT Services & Solutions Ltd, a leading global technology organisation, where she is employed as HR Director for Transformation UK&I. Cheryl has spent most of her working life in HR, spanning most of the function from generalist through to subject matter expert roles. Over the past 2 years, she has taken on more future focused roles including establishing a HR analytics function, driving automation into HR and leading a skills and transformation programme called ‘Future Fit’. She will be joining us to share her experiences of ‘Future Fit’ & how she has built a workforce for the future!
Dawn joined Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure in September 2014. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Dawn holds a Master’s Degree in HR Management and a postgraduate qualification in employment law.
Dawn has developed a transformational and inclusive culture at Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure. Her strategy recognises the wider need to address national skills gaps in the sector by tapping into pools of talent who have not previously considered a career in the sector or that want to balance family life with a rewarding career.
Dawn recognises that change cannot be achieved by just developing a raft of policies, but also requires a cultural shift in thinking and behaviour. This thinking has led to recognition at the Top Employer Awards as well as the top accolade for transforming workplace culture at CECA’s Inspiring Change Awards and the Best Diversity and Inclusion initiative at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD) People Management Awards in 2018.
Debra Corey is a highly experienced and award-winning HR professional, two-time author and world-class speaker. She’s had a varied and exciting career over the last 20+ years, working for global companies such as Gap Inc., Honeywell, Merlin Entertainments and Reward Gateway to name a few, where she’s developed an delivered HR strategies in a rebellious way, pushing the boundaries and challenging the status quo to truly drive employee engagement.
Debra’s just moved into what she calls the ‘pay it forward’ part of her career, where she’s using her experience to assist and influence others through her speaking, consulting and writing.
Dina Alvarez is Head of Culture and Talent in everis UK. She has an extensive international experience that includes countries like Brazil, Australia, Spain and UK. Dina has built her career over one principle: How to make people happier at work. To do that she has develop her expertise through the whole talent management areas such as Employer Branding, Culture, Internal Communications, Rewards, Recruitment, Learning and Talent development.
She has been working on local, regional and corporate roles combining strategic, tactical and operational expertise and a deep knowledge of HR with an innovative point of view. She is skilled in the design, development and delivery of award finalist HR strategies to support organisational growth and transformation.
Dr Shaun Davis MA, MBA, MA, MSc, MA, LLM
CDir, FIoD, CFIOSH, FCIPD, FIIRSM
One of a relatively small number of Chartered Directors and a Fellow of The Institute of Directors Shaun has a wide portfolio of responsibilities across the Royal Mail Group; his responsibilities include safety, health, wellbeing and sustainability. He is also a Chartered Fellow of The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, a Chartered Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow of The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management.
Joining Royal Mail Group in September 2012 Shaun has led many improvement programmes across a range of areas – contributing to improvements in accident prevention and a reduction in road traffic collisions. Shaun has led an organisation wide attendance improvement programme as part of a broader wellbeing and health promotion agenda, with particular attention being paid to mental health, musculoskeletal issues and issues affecting an ageing workforce.
Eric Hutcherson leads the NBA’s Human Resources department, managing a team that drives the NBA’s global workforce strategy built on a commitment to attracting, retaining, developing and engaging top talent for the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League. With a focus on people, culture and innovation, Hutcherson is responsible for leading global projects, processes and analytics that address business needs. He partners with the leagues’ senior leadership to enable, empower and develop employees in 13 U.S. and international offices guided by the league’s strategic direction.
Outside of the NBA, Hutcherson is a motivational speaker and created a career development training program, “Say Yes to Success.” He serves on the Board of Trustees for The Hun School of Princeton, the Board of Directors for Covenant House and the Senior Advisory Council for the National Association of African Americans in HR.
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