Brad is the CIPD's Director of People, OD and Workplace. He and his teams ensure that the organisation is able to achieve its purpose and strategic goals through attracting, developing and retaining great people, working in environments that enable collaboration and productivity. He is interested in people strategy, culture, organisational development and workplace effectiveness. Brad started his career with Barclays Plc, working across both HR and non-HR roles, including resourcing, L&D and employee relations, before moving into the not-for-profit sector, where he was Director of HR & Workplace with CIMA. At CIMA Brad co-led the cultural integration of the joint venture between CIMA and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and was programme director for the relocation of CIMA to its new, global headquarters in Moorgate incorporating modern, agile workplace practices and technology. Brad joined the CIPD in June 2016. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management and is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.