Karl Wood

As an HR Director, Karl has international experience with strengths across Europe, APAC and the USA, building and leading high-integrity Human Resources teams and operations with client groups from 100 to in excess of 2500 employees. He has partnered and provided guidance and direction to global leadership teams in hospitality, working with the world’s most admired brands such as Orient-Express, Regent, and Ritz-Carlton.

Known for helping organisations minimise risk in corporate governance and legal compliance, Karl is seen as the HR leader that “gets stuff done” – building trust and making a measurable impact on the balance sheet as well as the people. He is Culture Champion and enjoys taking on the challenging projects others avoid. Thereby effecting behavioural transformation in change-resistant environments, translating desired end results into executable plans – and then delivering.