Russell Sowden

HR Programme Manager UCL

Russell is an experienced senior leader and consultant with a diverse portfolio of roles across multiple sectors. His Shared Services experience spans the UK’s Defence Business Services (GBS), Nomura (offshoring), Co-op (GBS) and his current role at UCL (greenfield Shared Service Centre).  His early career was as a British Army officer specializing in Logistics and Personnel including 4 years in Hong Kong where he commanded the Logistic Unit for the handover to China.  Since leaving the Army, he has specialized in HR Leadership, Programme Management for major technology enabled transformations and even spent time in Treasury Operations at Willis Towers Watson! His interests are developing high performing transformation teams and adapting change programme approaches to suit the culture of the organization. He implemented a highly successful People Strategy at DBS as Chief People Officer increasing employee engagement significantly and providing comprehensive customer service and leadership development training programmes.

Main Conference Day 2

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

4:40 PM HR Transformation Leaders Panel: Moving beyond traditional HR operational function to be a strategic business partner

The disrupted workplace presents new opportunities and challenges to HR transformation leaders. This panel will discover:
·         What does a future looking workforce strategy look like?
·         Enabling technology, data, automation and analytics redefining HR transformation
·         Focus on business partnership – something that cannot be automated 

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Russell.

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