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Disruptive HR: How to develop people in the 21st century


Lucy Adams is one of Europe’s best-known HR executives.

She led HR and internal communications at the BBC and now offers a number of challenges, new models and fresh insights to support business leaders. Since leaving the BBC, Lucy has been working with major organisations to help them re-think their approach to leading change, employee engagement, HR and internal communications.

She created the Disruptive HR Agency to combine strategic and operational HR expertise with a fresh but practical approach. Lucy aims to put the “human” back into Human Resources.

After having held senior-level HR roles in a variety of sectors she grew frustrated with the lack of innovation and fresh thinking in the HR profession and wanted to find new ways of tackling old problems.

Talking Points

Keynote Presentations

What you can expect from a keynote:

- Fresh thinking and inspiration
- Multiple real-life examples
- Insights and the very latest trends

Lucy speaks on a wide range of topics suitable for HR or leadership audiences, but these are some of the most popular:
- Leading in a disrupted world
- Delivering HR differently
- Making change happen
- The future workplace

All keynotes can be delivered face-to-face, virtually or as pre-recordings.
“You managed to do that difficult thing of getting people to think more broadly about their profession, sharing fresh thinking from other companies and weaving this into a stimulating and entertaining narrative - great result!” Accenture

“You were fantastic! The levels of enthusiasm, engagement and participation from the audience were unprecedented with this group. I found you insightful, educational, inspirational ....”


“You were the star turn of our event! Everyone was buzzing. You were superb: fluent, charming, engaging and so authentic. I am so very grateful to you. Outstanding.”


“You were a massive hit at the event and your style resonated brilliantly. The feedback was outstanding and I can’t thank you enough.”

Countrywide plc

“You were the best speaker we have had to date. You were great fun too ….”

Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank
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