Partners and Associates
Our partners bring expertise and insights, from a range of disciplines, enhancing the quality of our research and add value to our annual programme
Advanced People Strategies (APS)
APS are leadership & talent development specialists, Authorised Hogan Assessments Distributors UK & Ireland, providing Certification, Coaching, Masterclasses, & Team/Leadership Development programmes.
Advanced People Strategies (APS) are authorised to distribute and certify others to use the Hogan Assessments tools in the UK and Ireland, supporting HR, L&D, Talent Management Specialists and Coaches looking for validated, data driven people development tools.
APS are publisher and distributor of the new SkillsPilot assessment and development, facilitator-led platform, and Reflections 360 tool, significantly helping organisations build leadership skills, accelerating readiness and capability.
With many years of experience helping organisations implement people development strategies, APS continue to remain a trusted partner to international companies from virtually all sectors. Drawing on world-class psychometric assessments and partnering with highly-respected academic leaders, their highly qualified and experienced consultants, implement talent management initiatives.
Their aim through the partnership with CRF, is to support the learning and development of HR industry professionals, equipping them with validated tools to drive sustained organisational performance and effectiveness.
Bird & Bird
Bird & Bird is an international law firm with over 1,200 lawyers and legal practitioners in 30 offices worldwide. Bird & Bird specialises in combining leading expertise across a full range of legal services in key jurisdictions across Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. They also have a representative office in downtown San Francisco.
The firm’s International HR Services group offers both international and domestic clients a comprehensive range of legal advice across employment, immigration, incentives and benefits and trade secrets in an efficient and cost effective manner. Each of their offices are staffed with employment lawyers enabling them to provide advice on national employment legislation in addition to international employment directives.
BTS is a globally recognised professional services firm specialising in the people side of strategy. Since our inception in 1986, we have been crafting powerful experiences that leave a profound and lasting impact on businesses and their people. We help the world’s leading companies turn strategy into results.
Our expertise lies at the crossroads of strategy consulting and people development. We seamlessly merge a deep comprehension of your strategy and performance with our proficiency in creating transformative experiences. Drawing from over 35 years of global leadership in modeling roles, businesses, strategies, cultures, and workflows, we enable your people to feel integral to your company’s trajectory and give your leaders the ability to practice the behaviours needed for your company to evolve.
BTS’s primary service offerings encompass strategy execution and business transformation, leader readiness and development, go to market strategies, as well as talent acquisition and succession planning. Our engagements span a wide spectrum, ranging from immersive multi-year transformation projects to concise, targeted capability development initiatives.
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, BTS boasts a global presence with 37 offices situated across six continents, housing a team of over 1,200 seasoned professionals. We have cultivated partnerships with more than 1,200 organisations, including 40 of the world’s 100 largest global corporations.
As a publicly traded company listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol BTS B, we invite you to learn more about us by visiting www.bts.com.
The Institute for Management Development (IMD) is an independent academic institution with Swiss roots and global reach, founded almost 75 years ago by business leaders for business leaders. Since its creation, IMD has been a pioneering force in developing leaders who transform organizations and contribute to society.
Based in Lausanne (Switzerland) and Singapore, IMD has been ranked in the Top 3 of the annual FT’s Executive Education Global Ranking for the last nine consecutive years and in the top five for 17 consecutive years. Our MBA and EMBA programs have repeatedly been singled out among the best in Europe and the world.
We believe that this consistency at the forefront of our industry is grounded in IMD’s unique approach to creating “Real Learning. Real Impact”. Led by an expert and diverse faculty, we strive to be the trusted learning partner of choice for ambitious individuals and organizations worldwide. Challenging what is and inspiring what could be.
At Mercer, we believe in building brighter futures. Together, we’re redefining the world of work, developing workforce strategies that position organisations for success today and into the future. We always bring a point a view. Inspired by research, technology and innovation, we help HR drive transformation to enables both businesses and individuals to thrive. We do this by harnessing the power of digital and people. By understanding data and applying it with a human touch. And by turning ideas into action to spark positive change. For 75 years, we’ve been providing trusted advice and solutions to build healthier and more sustainable futures for our clients, colleagues and communities. Welcome to a world where economics and empathy make a difference in people’s lives.
Oracle offers integrated suites of applications plus secure, autonomous infrastructure in the Oracle Cloud, including Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions that connect every human resource process – and every person – across your organisation.
RHR International LLP is an independent global leadership consulting firm whose mission is to unlock potential in leaders. Through its behavioural lens, RHR has worked side by side with CEOs, board directors, and senior executives for more than 70 years, helping them acquire the knowledge, wisdom, and skills necessary to achieve business results.
RHR’s practical solutions, guided by in-depth analytics, lead to business outcomes that further clients’ success. RHR offers Executive Bench®: Talent Pipeline suite of services, Board & CEO Services, Senior Team Effectiveness, Leading Transformational Change, Executive Development, and Executive Assessment across industry sectors.
RHR International has a global presence in North America, Europe and Asia. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
RHR International has a global presence in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Access, attendance and networking opportunities at CRF webinars, events and invitation only gatherings with senior HR leaders enabling relationships to be formed and business opportunities realised
Increased awareness and exposure to senior HR leaders realised through participation and branding on research, website, digital communities, webinars and events
Unlimited access to online resources and tools, ensuring you stay up to date with the latest issues and trends facing the HR function
Delivery of content and thought leadership to your target audience through distribution at CRF webinars, events and communities, online, in CRF newsletters and through social media channels
Steve Girdler, Managing Director EMEA & APAC, HireRight
We have partnered with CRF for some years and find the quality of their research and HR network exceptional. It enables us to stay connected to the current thinking in HR and provides opportunities to engage with the HR community about meaningful and relevant challenges they face.
Simon Callow, Senior Partner & Region Leader – London, RHR International
In the international employment team at Bird & Bird we are delighted to partner with CRF. In order to provide advice which is tailored to our client’s needs, it is essential to keep up to date with the challenges and opportunities facing international HR directors in a fast changing business environment. CRF help us to do that, enabling us to offer clients that extra insight which helps us to stay on top of our game. It is a genuinely collaborative relationship, which is why it is so successful
Ian Hunter, Partner & Co Head of International Employment Group, Bird & Bird
Bird & Bird