Rising Stars 2016
Welcome to HRD’s annual Rising Stars list. We asked you, our readers, to nominate young HR professionals who you believe are doing outstanding work. You responded with enthusiasm – the HRD team received a record number of nominations. The final list of 31 professionals profiled over the following pages is a stellar collection of up-andcoming superstars – all of whom have less than 10 years of experience in the industry.
From tackling complicated IR/ER challenges to advocating for groundbreaking D&I initiatives and being ‘go-to’ experts for CEOs and other senior executives, these professionals are adding value to their workplaces and the industry as a whole. They are all demonstrating clear career progression and are enviously high achievers. If this list is any guide, the future of the HR profession is in capable hands.