Adrian joined Diabetes UK in May 2017 as the Director of People & Organisational Development (OD), and has responsibility for Employee Experience, HR Business Partnering, Learning & OD and Facilities. Adrian has been focused on developing a clear vision and three-year strategy and roadmap to achieve the strategic priority of ‘Best People, Best Organisation’.
Prior to working in Diabetes UK, Adrian was Director of Organisational Effectiveness in World Vision since January 2011, having responsibility for People & Organisational Development, Strategic Delivery, IT & Operations, and Central Services, during a period when World Vision grew from £60m to £91m turnover, reduced staff turnover from 42 per cent to 9 per cent and made it to 9th place in the Sunday Times Top 100 Places to Work.
Adrian has extensive experience of working across all sectors, with a background in programme and project delivery. Adrian’s passion for identifying and leading change has been key in implementing large-scale business transformation and ICT programmes, which have invariably involved cultural change. Whilst Adrian originally qualified in Computing Science and is a qualified Prince2 and MSP Practitioner, he is a Chartered Fellow of CIPD, and holds a post-grad in Psychology of Change and OD.