Kate is a Partner and the Global Practices Leader for Mercer’s Career business. Her role involves strategizing growth opportunities for Human Capital Consulting, bringing new products to market and supporting the business’ professional practices; Talent Strategy, Mobility, Workforce Rewards, Executive Rewards, HR Transformation and Communication.
She has over 20 years’ experience in the Human Capital consulting helping organizations achieve a talent advantage through people. Kate has expertise in people strategy, talent management, assessment/leadership development and HR process design. She has held office and market leadership positions in multiple countries. Prior to her current role, she was the growth market regional practice leader for the talent strategy business.
Kate commenced her career with American Express where she focused on new employee orientation and its impact on cultural integration. Her interest in cross-cultural leadership and decision making have been constants throughout her career. She is a UK Chartered Occupational Psychologist with an MSc. in Organizational Psychology. and an MBA
Having worked and lived in many locations, she appreciates the challenges associated with managing talent in mature and growth market environments. Kate’s technical background lies in people strategy, design of talent management solutions, organizational development, performance and succession management systems, assessment and hi potential development, as well as and career architecture and job leveling.