Richard GregoryGlobal Director of HR Operations & Organisational Effectiveness
Richard Gregory is currently Global Director of HR Operations & Organisational Effectiveness for Rentokil Initial. Richard joined Rentokil Initial at the start of 2013 to create their global L&D strategy & transformation programme. Focussing on delivering compelling, engaging and business centric development opportunities to over 37,000 employees, in 60 countries and in 31 different languages! Prior to joining Rentokil Initial, Richard spent 7 years with Accenture, providing consulting expertise in learning strategy, governance and transformations to some of the world’s top companies. Leading teams of up to 16 reports and budgets of over £18m across multiple industries, Richard has continually been seen by his peers as a thought leader in HR. Being a “Gen Y” himself, Richard is able to utilise his passion for digital technology to solve some of the key HR challenges in an innovative and thought provoking way, pioneering both user generated and mobile content. His real passion though is for creating and implementing HR transformations as part of major culture programmes, that really push the norms of what’s typically seen in most organisations – challenging the status quo and creating a culture of “HR as a Service”. His commercial & entrepreneurial approach has resulted in strong business results and external recognition, with his team being awarded "Best Learning Team", "Best Learning Technology Implementation awards" & "Most Innovative Deployment Of HR Technology".