2016 Results At A Glance

HR Most Influential Practitioners

1Sandy Begbie
Chief people officerStandard Life
2Valerie Hughes D’Aeth

Director of HR
3Jacky SimmondsGroup people directorEasyJet
4Louise SmalleyGroup HR directorWhitbread
5Neil Morrison

Director, strategy, culture and innovation
Penguin Random House
6Gillian Quinton
Managing director (Business Enterprise and Shared Services)
Buckinghamshire County Council
7Ann Pickering
HR director
Telefónica UK
8Eugenio Pirri
VP people and organisational development
The Dorchester Collection
9Althea Loderick
Strategic director for resourcesBrent Council
10Andrew DodmanDirector of HRUniversity of Sheffield
11Natalie Bickford
Group HR directorMerlin Entertainments Group
12Julie Welch
HR directorBunzl
13Siobhan SheridanDirector of HRNSPCC
14Jennifer Duvalier
Chief people officerArm Holdings
15Lynn MinellaGroup HR directorBAE Systems
16Kathryn AustinChief people and marketing officerPizza Hut Restaurants
17Annette KelleherGroup HR directorJohnson Matthey
18Stephen Dando
Operating partner
Bain Capital
19Jabbar Sardar
HR director, television
20Claire Thomas
Senior VP HR
21Tracy Clarke
Regional CEO, Europe and AmericasStandard Chartered Bank
22Simon LinaresHR directorDirect Line Group
23Andy DoyleChief HR officerWorldPay
24Toby Peyton-Jones
Director of HR
Siemens UK & North West Europe
25Andrew Newall
Group HR director
Imperial Tobacco
26Geoff Tranfield
Group HR director
27Ronald SchellekensGroup HR directorVodafone Group
28Kate Guthrie
Group HR directorClydesdale and Yorkshire Bank
29Sandra CampopianoChief people officerSage Group
30Danny HarmerChief people officerMetroBank
31John StewartHR directorSSE
32Diana BreezeGroup HR directorLand Securities
33Tony GeorgeExecutive VP HRIntertek Group
34Deborah Baker
Director for people
35Alison WilcoxGroup HR directorBT Group
36David OsbornGroup HR directorITV
37Tim JonesGroup head of HRLondon Stock Exchange
38Neil FoulgerManaging director HRLiberty Global
39Helen MurleyGlobal HR directorBritish Council
40Helen WebbHR director foodThe Co-operative Group

HR Most Influential Thinkers

1Rob Briner
Professor of organisational psychology
School of Management, Queen Mary University of London
2Stephen Bevan
Head of HR research development

Institute of Employment Studies

3Herminia IbarraCora Chaired professor of leadership and learning and professor of organisational behaviour
4Adam Grant
Professor of management
Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
5Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge
Quality & Equality
6Veronica Hope-Hailey
Dean and head of school
University of Bath
7Patrick Wright
Thomas C Vandiver Bicentennial Chair
Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
8Wendy Hirsh
Independent researcher, and principal associate

9Michael WestProfessor of organisational psychology
Lancaster University Management School
10Susan VinnicombeProfessor of women and leadershipCranfield School of Management
11Amy CuddyAssociate professorHarvard Business School
12Amy Edmondson
Novartis professor of leadership and management
Harvard Business School
13Stewart Friedman
Practice professor of management

The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

14Vlatka HlupicProfessor of business and management
Westminster Business School
15Paul Sparrow
Director of the Centre for Performance-led HR and professor of international HRM

Lancaster University Management School

16=Rob Goffee

Gareth Jones
Emeritus professor of organisational behaviour

Visiting professor

London Business School

IE Business School

17Adrian Furnham
Professor of psychology
University College London
18Ros Altmann
Age at work and pensions campaigner
19Jeffrey Pfeffer
Thomas D Dee II professor of organizational behavior
Stanford Business School
20Tomas Chamorro-PremuzicProfessor of business psychologyUniversity College London and Columbia University
21David Collings
Professor of HR management
Dublin City University
22Josh BersinPrincipal and Founder
Bersin by Deloitte
23AriannaHuffingtonAuthor and editor-in-chief
Thrive and The Huffington Post
24Gervase BusheProfessor of leadership and organization development

Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University

25Chris RoebuckVisiting professor of transformational leadership

Cass Business School

26Michael JenkinsCEORoffey Park Institute
27Erin MeyerProfessorINSEAD
28Liz Mellon
Executive director
Authentic Leadership and Duke Corporate Education
29Elisabeth KelanProfessor of leadershipCranfield School of Management
30Andrew ScottProfessor of economicsLondon Business School

Most Influential Practitioners by Sector

Construction: construction and materials, home construction

Engineering: industrial engineering

Financial services: banks, life and non life insurance, equity investment instruments, private equity

Hospitality, leisure and travel: fast food chains, restaurants, hotels, general leisure, travel

IT: software and computer services, technology hardware and support services

Manufacturing: aerospace and defence, automobiles and parts, beverages and food producers, household goods, tobacco, chemicals, electronic and electrical equipment

Media, marketing, publishing and print: Media, marketing, publishing and print companies, marketing, advertising

Mobile telecommunications

Not for profit: housing associations and third sector

Oil, gas and mining: oil and gas producers, oil equipment, services and distribution, mining

Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Property: real estate investment, services and trusts

Public sector: local authorities, schools, central government, NHS, universities

Retail: food and drug retailers, general retailers

Support services

Transport: infrastructure such as airports, transport operators

Utilities: electricity, gas, water, fixed line telecommunications

Making Waves

Sharon AshcroftHR directorTrustFord
Sally AustinGroup HR directorCostain
Monique CarterGroup HR directorGKN
Will DaviesHR directorOrdnance Survey
Matt ElliottPeople directorVirgin Money
Sue EvansHead of HR and ODWarwickshire County Council
Amina GrahamExecutive director corporate servicesRHP
Julia IngallGroup HR and talent director, UK and EMEAOgilvy & Mather
Sarah Morris
Group chief people officerAviva
Andrew Stephenson
Group people director
Brett TerryDirector of people and OD
Alzheimer's Society