Wednesday, 8 December 2010

HR Directors Business Summit, January 2011


  One of the main events I’m going to speaking at in January is the HR Directors Business Summit in Birmingham, UK.

I’ll be facilitating a joint tweet-up and twitter / social media introduction for new users, and also presenting on HR 2.0.

Other speakers include:

  • Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice, London Business School
  • Jill McDonald, CEO & President of McDonald’s UK, President, Northern Division, McDonald’s Europe
  • Norman Pickavance, HR Director, Morrisons
  • Therese Proctor, HR Director, Tesco
  • Vance Kearney, HR Director EMEA, Oracle
  • Lynne Weedall, Group HR Director, The Carphone Warehouse
  • Sonia Wolsey-Cooper, Group HR Director, AXA UK
  • David Fairhurst, Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer, McDonald's Ltd, UK & Northern Europe
  • John Mahoney-Phillips, Global Head of Human Capital & Performance, UBS
  • Julia Rogers, Assistant Chief Officer Change & HR, Greater Manchester Police
  • Matthew Hanwell, Director Communities and Social Media, Nokia
  • Brigadier Jolyon Jackson, Director Training and Recruiting (Operations), British Army
  • Rob Barnett, HR Chief Operating Officer, RBS
  • Jenny Davidson, European Director of Compensation & Benefits, CSC
  • Ingrid Waterfield, UK Head of Reward, KPMG
  • Nigel Martin, VP International HR, Leadership and Learning, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.
  • Carol Moor, Director of Human Resources, NEC Group
  • Heather Corby, HR Director, BT Innovate and Design
  • Elin Pinnell, Partner, Capital Law LLP
  • Paul Kennedy, HR Director, New Balance
  • James Purvis, Head of Recruitment, Programmes & Monitoring, CERN
  • Mel Flogdell, Head of HR Policy, Centrica
  • Saagarika Ghoshal, Chief People Officer and President HR, Reliance BIG Entertainment Pvt. Ltd
  • Julia Claydon, HR Director, Nando's
  • Sandy Begbie, Group Transformation and People Director , Standard Life
  • Simon Haben, Group Talent and Leadership Director, Royal Mail
  • Peter Harwood, Chief Conciliation Officer, Acas
  • Mike Campbell, Director of Research and Policy, UK Commission for Employment and Skills
  • Ben Bengougam, Vice President Human Resources Europe Operations, Hilton Worldwide
  • Marc Weedon, Senior Director - Human Resources, EMEA, Polycom
  • Richard Boon, Head of HR, England 2018
  • Malcolm Boswell, Area Director, Birmingham, Acas
  • David Williams, Director Business & Organisational Development, Middlesex University, Institute for Work Based Learning
  • Steve Sampson, Director, Paradise Wildlife Park
  • Charlie Duff, Editor, HR Zone
  • Mark Spivey, Executive Director, HR for Europe, Middle East, Africa & India, MSCI
  • Alison Brunsdon, HR Director, EMEAI, Lubrizol Corporation
  • Katie Ivie, HR Director, Kelly Services
  • Janet Storey, Performance and Development Manager, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
  • Ryan Cheyne, Head of HR, Pets at Home Ltd
  • Karen Walker, People Experience Specialist, First Direct
  • Alan Farmer, Executive Workforce Director, Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
  • Ron D’Andrea, Executive Vice President, BayGroup International
  • Will Casselton, Partner, People, McKinney Rogers
  • Paul Backhouse, Head of Employment Strategy, John Lewis Partnership
  • Steve Bennett, former Group HRD, Care UK.


You can book here, and do let me know if you’re going to attend and would like to meet up.



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