Guy Pink, portfolio careerist, Guy Pink HR
HR magazine, September 17, 2019
Guy Pink is the former interim chief executive and fromer executive director of HR at Addaction
In July 2017 he left Addaction to embark on a portfolio career, the first part of which has been as an associate lecturer at Chichester College, delivering on the Post Graduate Diploma in HRM. He is a fellow of the CIPD and has 30 years experience working in public and not-for-profit organisations.
Pink joined Addaction in 2005 and in 2016 was appointed to lead the organisation. He was responsible for leading the executive, corporate governance, HR and learning and development teams and has significant experience of mergers and acquisitions, including the second largest charity merger in 2015 when Addaction merged with KCA. In 2017 under his leadership Addaction became the first voluntary sector organisation to deliver primary care services.
Pink was also on the board of the London HR Connection, a networking group of HR professionals in central London, where over the last 17 years he has been chair, vice chair and secretary. He has spoken at a number of events, including several national and local CIPD conferences, various employment law conferences, ACAS TUPE conferences, Trustee Exchange and the Charity Finance Directors Risk Group.
He is also a regular commentator for HR magazine, particularly on corporate governance and culture within the charity sector.