Friday, 18 December 2009

European HR Directors Business Summit, January 2010


   I’m also going to be doing more conference blogging in 2010.

On 19th and 20th January, I’ll be attending WTG’s European HR Directors Business Summit.  I’m looking forward to posting and tweeting on sessions from:


  • Tom Stewart, authority on intellectual capital and knowledge management
  • David Ulrich, who?
  • Liane Hornsey, HR Director EMEA, Google
  • Julian Birkinshaw, co-founder of the Management Lab (MLab)
  • David Fairhurst, SVP and Chief People Officer, McDonald's
  • Matthew Brearley, HR Director, Vodafone
  • Martin Tiplady, Director of HR, Metropolitan Police Service
  • Vance Kearney, VP HR (EMEA), Oracle
  • Andy Doyle, Group HR Director, ITV
  • Christopher McLaverty, VP Global Leadership Development and Learning, BP
  • Danny Kalman, HR Director Europe, Panasonic
  • Marc Weedon, Senior Director, HR, EMEA, Polycom
  • Michele Owens, Head of Organisational Development, Olympic Delivery Authority
  • Liz Barrett, SVP HR, EMEA/APAC, Sungard
  • Misty Reich, VP of HR UK and Ireland, KFC
  • Jonathan Ferrar, Director of HR, UK and Ireland, IBM
  • Mark Wakefield, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Manager, IBM
  • Jo Mullis, UK Workforce Lifecycle Programs(WLP) Manager, IBM
  • Ian Iceton, Director, HR Operations, Skanska
  • Therese Proctor, HR Director, Tesco
  • Diane Tomlinson, HR Director Organisation Effectiveness Britain & Ireland, Cadbury's
  • Kate Griffiths-Lambeth, Director of HR, White & Case LLP
  • Kate Coulson, Senior HR Manager – Management Information and Reward, White & Case LLP
  • Sian Thomas, Director, NHS Employers
  • Cheryl Lee, Director of HR, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hugh Hood, HR Director, BT Wholesale
  • Tanya Channing, HR Director, Burger King
  • Fernando Garcia Ferreiro, Head of HRM development unit, European Commission, Spain
  • Ravi Chand, Head of Equality & Diversity Directorate, Home Office
  • Melanie Flogdell, Head of Policy, Centrica Plc
  • Rob Cook, Head of Business Solutions, Centrica Plc
  • Ed Sweeney, Chairman, Acas
  • Annemie Ress, Senior Director (HR), eBay Marketplaces & PayPal Europe
  • Jeff Bakes, Reward and Recognition Director, Europe, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Paul Kennedy, HR Director, New Balance
  • Jacqui Summons, Group HR Director, Intec
  • Andy Gillham, International HR Director, 3Com
  • Richard Lowther, VP HR, TomTom
  • Stefan Tonnon, Director Human Resource EMEA, Progress Software, Netherlands
  • Tim Taylor, Head of Reward and Recognition, TUI Travel UK & Ireland
  • Liz Cook, HR Director, Sega
  • Clare Mitchell, NHS Lorenzo Delivery Director
  • Christoffer Ellehuus, Practice Lead Europe, Corporate Leadership Council
  • Clare Moncrieff, Senior Research Director, Corporate Leadership Council
  • And others.



Do let me know if there’s someone in this list you think I should particularly try to see.  And if you’re attending (particularly if you’re one of the people in the list above), do let me know and let’s meet up.





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