Eugenio Pirri, chief people & culture officer, Dorchester Collection

As the chief people & culture officer for the London-based Dorchester Collection, Pirri and his team are responsible for all aspects of HR, L&D, employee and guest engagement, innovation, corporate responsibility and The Dorchester Collection Academy, working with all functions in the business to ensure the company's people are the cornerstone of every business decision.

Pirri is a well-rounded professional with an exceptional background in people leadership, organisational development, people practices, education, development and operations, and with global experience within diverse cultures and attitudes. He leads the business and change by thoughtfully challenging the status quo, disrupting traditional ways of thinking, showing common ground where needed and building long term sustainable people and strategic initiatives.

Pirri has over 30 years of operations and people resources experience, a proven success record in people management, operational performance, human resources, organisational development, finance, change management, and employee relations, grounded in a holistic approach to employee and guest engagement within all constituents of the business. He has knowledge and experience operating and managing in several countries including the UK, Canada, US, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Japan.

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