TIM POINTER is Senior Vice President, People & Culture, CAA-GBG. Tim leads the global people strategy for brand management agency CAA-GBG . Tim is passionate about accelerating organisational performance by strengthening leadership, aligning engagement, and enhancing culture. Previously Tim held HR Director roles at Dixons Carphone / Sprint (located in Kansas) and at Diesel; was Global Chief People Officer of Pentland (Lacoste; Ted Baker; Speedo); and led the Asia-Pacific people team at liquor joint venture Maxxium, based in Sydney. Tim is a qualified coach; an alumnus of the University of York and Lancaster University; and is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD. Tim's volunteering experience includes Teach First; Engage for Success; Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children; and as a mentor for the CIPD's Aspiring HRD programme since 2015.