The CIPD Team

The Aspire learning modules are delivered by very experienced facilitators from the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) and the programme is led by Giles O’Hallaran.

Giles is an experienced HR and Recruitment professional who works as a freelance consultant, writer and coach supporting both individuals and organisations. He started his HR career with IBM after being a successful technology recruiter, working initially in Recruitment and then later across other HR disciplines. His last role with IBM was as HR Business Partner for the UK’s largest strategic business unit.

Perry Timms is an experienced HR professional with 20+ years driving organisational change.  As ‘Social Media & Engagement’ advisor to CIPD, he delivers Aspire Module 5 Using Technology and Business Tools. He is an experienced facilitator, trainer and coach and an architect of corporate talent development programmes across a range of sectors; as well as an international speaker on HR and top 10 People Management magazine blogger for work, workplace and workforce issues.

Lisa Gill is Founder and Director of Reimaginaire. She works with organisations to facilitate new, more collaborative ways of working through bespoke workshop facilitation, consultancy and coaching. Her background is in learning and development, designing and delivering global training programmes for clients like Sky, DHL Express and British Airways. Lisa also blogs for publications like Glassdoor UK and Enlivening Edge on the subjects of the future of work and reinventing management.