Michelle Parry-Slater

L&D Director, Kairos Modern Learning , and Associate Consultant, CIPD

Michelle is a senior learning and development business strategist, author and practitioner. An award-winning workplace learning innovator, Fellow of the CIPD, the LPI and the RSA, Michelle heads up Kairos Modern Learning, a boutique learning consultancy which specialises in supporting organisations embrace digital and social learning by blending learning. 

Moving the profession forward, Michelle has brought her years of Learning & Development practice and consultancy as author of one of the newest L&D books on your bookshelf, https://thelndhandbook.com/. Michelle is on a career mission to drive cultural shift from 'Injection Education' traditional courses to embrace the best of digital, social and face to face workplace learning by supporting clients to create effective, efficient, enjoyable and engaging everyday learning in the workflow. Michelle offers a rare mix of a practical, pragmatic learning professional who really 'gets it' when it comes to business impact and strategy. Michelle took her workplace learning over into her voluntary life in 2017, heading up the Volunteer Learning & Development team in Girlguiding UK. It is her focus on the 'how to' practical solutions which prompted a move into this voluntary role for Michelle, who currently supports the digital learning transformation which is taking place for Girlguiding's 80,000+ adult volunteers. Michelle's ideas are regularly shared at conferences, via webinars, podcasts, industry journals, plus on Learning Now TV.