Julian is a business and organisational transformation leader and a senior trainer at PwC’s Academy. His strategic outlook, technical knowledge, understanding of latest developments in human resource management and change management skills enables him to lead transformation and people projects for organisations in the development of their business strategies as well as the implementation of innovative and fundamental change. He has worked with leading global organisations in coaching and leading them through significant change programmes.
Julian brings with him substantial industry experience in a number of functions, particularly human resources. He has served in key positions including Senior Partner at PwC where he led the Middle East Strategy & Operations Practice and Senior Partner with KPMG - leading the Private Sector Consulting group for the UK practice (consisting of 650 people), the Supply Chain practice for its Consulting Business globally, leader of the Global Consumer Markets Advisory Practice as well as Global Lead Partner for BAT.
Julian’s major engagements include working with one of the world’s largest Telco organisations to build a world-class HR structure and shared services centre based on best in class practices that integrated with their future large scale investments and leading a global transformation programme across Africa & the Middle East, utilising an innovative approach to fast-track the design of the new business operating model for the entire group and gain ‘buy’-in from individual operating companies.He also worked with the HR team to redefine the HR strategy and led the training and delivery of the new Performance Management system, HR skills and competencies and leadership development. He was the architect of the new Organisational Structure resulting in the simplification of the management structure (7 to 4 layers). Julian is passionate about sharing his expertise and developing others through training and mentoring. His deep knowledge of the industry, practical experience and highly engaging delivery make him connect instantly with his delegates.