Tim Pointer, Global SVP - People & Culture @ CAA-GBG Tim is a global CHRO and Fellow of the CIPD, whose work has been recognised by a number of Awards including Overall Winner of the CIPD Awards; and Top 10 UK and Top 20 Europe Great Place to Work. He has over 20 years' leadership experience, directing business transformation (double-digit growth, mergers, acquisitions & IPO) in global organisations across premium & lifestyle brands, FMCG and retail. Tim is currently Global SVP - People & Culture @ CAA-GBG, the joint venture between Creative Artists Agency and Global Brands Group. Tim has also worked with Dixons Carphone as HR Director - B2B Division; and as Global HR Director of Pentland 2010-15, leading global people strategy across such brands as Canterbury, Speedo, Berghaus, Mitre, ellesse, Lacoste & Ted Baker. He lived and worked in Asia-Pacific for 5 years, leading generalist HR within spirits & wines portfolio JV Maxxium (Beam, Absolut, Remy-Cointreau). On returning to the UK, Tim joined Diesel as UK & Eire HR Director. He has also worked for Waterstone's, and began his career as a Graduate with M&S.