Nicholas Williams

CIPD Non-Executive Director & Trustee , CIPD

Nicholas has been on the board of the CIPD for 3 years and is the voice for student members and champion for the MENA region. He is an established HR & Change Management consultant at EY working with clients globally to support the development of strategy and the execution of M&A transactions and large transformation through the lens of people and talent. 

Nicholas works across the UK, Middle East & North Africa and the US. He has an understanding of the latest people trends and insights across these geographies.   Nicholas began his career in policing in the Metropolitan Police Service and Surrey Police, where, as well as operational front line policing he found the opportunies to support the development of people strategies and workforce plans in local areas. 

He later decided to transition into working in the UK Civil Service where he led strategic people and oranisational design programmes in Government departments including the DfE, MOD and BEIS. He then moved into consulting where he has worked across sectors including Energy, TMT, Transport & Maritime & Government.