Introducing Duologue, a series of informal virtual fireside chats with cross-sectoral HR leaders and influencers who are helping to shape the business landscape.
These virtual events are relaxed conversations with our guests about their experience within the industry, insights they've learned along the way and the trends that they feel will shape HR in the coming years.
Duologue will hear from people from diverse sectors in Irish business each week, sharing their opinions on topical issues affecting all aspects of human resources, industrial relations and employment laws. The purpose is to hear from different views to help form a better understanding of the evolving HR landscape and inform the HR conversation.
The next event in our Duologue series we will see Derek McKay, Managing Director, Adare Human Resource Management chat with Niamh Alix, VP, Global HR Business Partner & Talent at Orchard Therapeutics based in Boston.
Derek and Niamh will talk about the different approaches to HR here and in the US, how Covid has globalised the talent market and how Employee Engagement has evolved into the Employee Experience. They will also talk about how and what HR can do to support future ways of working and if there has been a paradigm shift in how we work or will organisations revert back to the "old" norm.
VP, Global HR Business Partner & Talent at Orchard Therapeutics
Niamh, a vastly experienced HR professional, is VP, Global HR Business Partner & Talent at Orchard Therapeutics in Boston, Massachusetts. She moved to the US in May 2013 to take up the position of Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Novartis having spent the first half of her career in various roles in Ireland. Prior to joining Orchard Therapeutics, Niamh held senior HR positions in a number of other organisations.
Managing Director of Adare Human Resource Management
Derek McKay, BBS, Chartered MCIPD, is an experienced Human Resource and Employment Law practitioner who has worked extensively in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors. Derek’s role involves overseeing the HR and Employment Law support services provided to clients across a wide range of sectors by the team of consultants within Adare Human Resource Management. Derek regularly speaks at seminars for companies and associations throughout the country on HR and Employment related topics and contributes to numerous publications in this area also. Prior to setting up Adare Human Resource Management in 2003, Derek worked in the Human Resource Departments in a number of multinational organisations.
Derek is currently a member of the CIPD National Committee and a member of Workplace and Skills Taskforce with Chambers Ireland.