Alan is Kennedys Global HR Director. He leads of a team of professionals that span UK, Europe & Middle East, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Alan sets the strategy for HR and advises the business on all aspects of the people agenda including people policies, benefits, recruitment, talent and performance management, learning and development, wellbeing, diversity & inclusion and responsible business.

Alan has extensive experience in the legal and investment banking sectors and has run change and transformation programmes; merger integrations, partnered with senior leaders to develop people strategies including compensation and reward programmes, succession planning and talent mapping, developing performance management frameworks; and leading culture initiatives. He has led on the development of culture and D&I programmes and will oversee the work that his global HR colleagues do to lead our D&I global programme, through our D&I advisory groups, and actively support our global CSR programme, as part of wider ESG programme. He is also the global HR lead on WorkWise, our global workplace transformation programme, which focuses on our people, space and tech.

Over the years, Alan has worked and travelled extensively across the UK, US, EMEA and APAC, spending extensive periods of time working in Hong Kong and India, including a secondment in New York.