Six great speakers from our industry will share their experience and insights into internal communications and measurement at CIPR Inside Measurement Summit on 13th June.
So, here’s a little bit about them.
In order of appearance:
Nick Howard, Director and EMEA Practice Chair, Employee Engagement at Edelman
Prior to Edelman he was most recently Communication Director for Lloyds Banking Group where he was responsible for all communications within the retail bank. This role covered the Lloyds TSB, Halifax and Bank of Scotland high street brands, together with the mortgages, cards, current accounts, loans and savings businesses.
David Iannelli, President of Research + Data Insights at Hill + Knowlton Strategies
David has more than 20 years of experience conducting public affairs, reputation and marketing research for leading corporations across a broad range of industries, including financial services, energy, health care, pharmaceutical and information technology.
His international experience includes conducting research across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. Most notable is research he conducted for the International Olympic Committee across 17 nations. He has also done extensive international work in the financial sector, conducted research on democratic institutions in Bangladesh and campaign polling for Mexican presidential candidate Vicente Fox.
Paul Roberts Co-founder at ICEmarq and Managing Director at Ibis Communication
Paul founded Ibis Communication in 2004 having spent five years with specialist internal communication agency MCA, which subsequently became part of what is now Brand Union. His goal is to provide clients with strategic guidance and practical support across the full spectrum of internal communication activity.
Paul is experienced in internal communication, collaboration and change management consultant and co-founder of ICEmarq. He has a strong interest in measuring the effectiveness of internal communication and its impact on employee engagement. Recent clients include Novartis, Pfizer, Cisco, Petrofac, Standard Chartered Bank and Telenor.
Angela Sinickas, President, Sinickas Communication
A pioneer in the field of organizational communication measurement, Angela Sinickas has been measuring the effectiveness of communication since 1981. She has published over 140 articles in professional journals and has conducted over 400 workshops in 29 countries.
She is the author of the manual How to Measure Your Communication Programs, a regular columnist for the magazine Strategic Communication Management and on the editorial boards of two professional journals, The Journal of Employee Communication Management and The Business Communicator. She has written chapters on measurement in the IABC textbook Inside Organizational Communication and the Ragan Communications manual Employee Communication: The Comprehensive Manual for People Who Communicate with Today’s Employees.
Her clients include 3M, Accenture, Hewlett-Packard, Lloyds TSB (UK), Shell (Netherlands), and Astra Zeneca (US and UK)
Dr Andy Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Engage
Andy has worked in organisational transformation, research and consulting for over 20 years in a career that has spanned periods working in the US as well as Europe.
He was previously a partner at Mercer Consulting, Global practice leader at Manpower’s strategic consulting division, and head of research at The Gallup Organization (where he became the youngest ever board director). He has recently worked on projects for Allen & Overy, Aviva, the BBC, BDO, Camelot, Centrica, Ernst & Young, G4S, Gazprom, Innocent, KPMG, Lexis Nexis, MSCI, Musgrave Group, O2/Telefonica, QBE, RSA Group, Sainsbury’s, Schroders, Standard Chartered, Unilver, Virgin Media and Visa.
Andy has a Doctorate in Survey Analytics from Oxford; and he is a visiting fellow at Harvard and visiting lecturer at London Business School.
Sean Trainor Managing Director, über engagement
Sean created über engagement in 2010, following a varied career in Internal Communications working with BNFL, BBC, Network Rail and Brand Union.
His clients have included British Gas, Vodafone, British Nuclear Fuels and BG group. At uber engagement they facilitate transformational leadership which builds brands form the inside, going beyond traditional approaches to employee engagement.
Five simple and actionable Interventions underpin their approach:
- Inform employees of your strategy, provide a clear line of sight.
- Involve employees in decision-making, encourage responsibility.
- Innovate your products and services through key employee insights.
- Inspire employees to become passionate advocates for your brand.
- Integrate key functional activities to deliver a joined-up experience.
Sean has been the Chair of CIPR Inside, and he is a member of the Employee Engagement Task Force Guru Group.