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Professor Nick Kemsley

Associate Faculty, Henley Centre for HR & Organisational Capability

Strategy and Consulting Advisor, Corporate Development
Visiting Professor
Executive Fellow

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  • Organisational development, 
  • Strategic workforce planning, 
  • Talent, 
  • HR capability

Nick is an experienced HR and OD practitioner and recognised thought leader in organisational capability and HR effectiveness. He combines real-world corporate experience to group VP level with a senior consulting career, thought-provoking insights and research through his long association with Henley.

He offers considerable expertise on topics that include HR strategy and operating models, talent and leadership, OD and organisational design, L&D, performance enablement, employee value proposition, career pathing, succession planning and, in particular, organisational capability diagnosis and SWP, where he is considered a global thought leader in the field.