Michael HolbrookDirector of Organisation & People Development, PricewaterhouseCoopers
...Michael Holbrook - Director of Organisation & People Development, PricewaterhouseCoopersMick Holbrook is Director of Organisation & People Development for Pricewaterhouse Coopers.He
is responsible for facilitating strategic, people-related change activity within PwC
, progressing the firm's Diversity strategy and for ensuring alignment of learning and development activity to the firm's strategy. Prior to joining PwC in 2006, Mick was Director of Organisational Capability at the Department for Work and Pensions.
In this role, he
led the restructure of the L&D function, reducing headcount from almost 3,000 to 1,000 in 3 years, directed a £30 million Learning Modernisation Programme and introduced a leading-edge development framework for all HR professionals.In addition, he
introduced a comprehensive Talent Management strategy and created an internal OD function. His previous organisations included: Barclays, where he held a number of senior OD and L&D roles; Kimberly-Clark, where he was responsible for UK Training & Development and Graduate Recruitment; Wellcome (now part of GlaxoSmithKline), where he had roles in IT and Management Development.He
also spent time in management consultancy, with international clients in Energy, FMCG, Pharmaceuticals and Logistics.