HKA, one of the world’s leading privately owned, independent providers of consulting, expert and advisory services for the construction, manufacturing, process and technology industries, Chris Bernard leads Global People Recruitment and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as Partner.
Chris has accountability for the group’s people recruitment strategy and the implementation and delivery of the firm’s equality, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) plan. A key priority for Chris is to help grow our business by attracting the best people in the industry to HKA and to continue to retain, develop and engage colleagues within the business.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion is a key focus area for the firm and Chris plays an integral role in promoting an inclusive culture that maximises the talent, skills and diversity within HKA.
Chris has held several senior positions across a diverse range of UK and international corporates in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. She is hugely experienced in executive talent acquisition, leadership development and search solutions. A highly commercial, strategic and people-oriented professional, with first-class interpersonal, relational and communications skills, Chris deploys effective client solutions to deliver business improvement and increased value across people performance.