Event speakers

Karan Buch

Karan leads the UK people analytics and insight practice for PwC, which owns Saratoga - one of the world's premier HR benchmarking databases. He is also a global capability driver for digital HR in PwC and works with external organisations on using AI, robotics and other emerging HR tech.

Andrew Spence

Andrew is an HR Transformation specialist with over 20 years experience. He established Glass Bead Consulting in 2006 and specialises in the design and implementation of new HR Operating Models. He has an MSc in Cognitive Science and AI and is developing techniques to solve business problems such as improving productivity.

Edward Houghton

Edward is the CIPD's Senior Research Advisor for Human Capital and Governance.  Since joining the institute in 2013 he has been responsible for leading the organisation's human capital research work stream, exploring various aspects of human capital management, theory and practice.

Event hosted by Tim Pointer

Tim began his HR career at Marks & Spencer and has progressed through to HR Director at brands such as Diesel, Dixons Carphone and Pentland Brands. Tim is a Chartered CIPD member and has founded Starboard Thinking, the consultancy which accelerates organisational performance through culture, engagement and talent.


Event details

When and where

Date: Thursday 14 September

Time: 8:30 - 11:00 AM

Address: The Balcony Room, The Swan at Shakespeare's Globe

21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT


8:30 - 9:00 AM - Breakfast and networking
9:00 - 10:20 AM - Speaker sessions and Q&As
10:20 - 11:00 AM - Networking