Cathy Acratopulo, Managing Director
Cathy co-founded LACE with Aaron in 2014. She started her career in Barclays where she worked in various HR roles before joining Accenture to focus on HR consulting. Cathy is passionate about helping clients to achieve their HR goals through transforming the HR function. Her specialisms include developing people strategies, designing future HR operating models and delivering long term adoption of HR systems and new ways of working. As a Director of LACE, Cathy also manages key client relationships and drives the operational performance of the business.
Outside of work, Cathy spends time with her family including her two teenage children and in the gym to compensate for her love of good wine and food (in that order).
- HR operating model
- HR strategy
- HR Business Partner capability
- Technology adoption
- Business change
- Organisation design
- HR policies and processes
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In this week’s blog LACE co-founder Cathy Acratopulo speaks with Simon Smith, the CPO at Aston Martin, about employee listening strategy. Read on to learn what approaches are most effective and what role they play in optimising employee experience – or listen to their...
Chris and LACE Manager Georgina Sutton speak to guest Jocelynne Thompson, Director of People Strategy and Transformation at Virgin Media O2 to discuss if HR has a branding problem. The conversation centres around the perception of HR within the business world and...
In the latest HR On the Offensive podcast, Chris and LACE Director Pavan Bilkhoo speak with their guest, Michelle Gyimah, who is a keynote speaker and a consultant specialising in gender and ethnicity pay gaps. The discussion revolves around the challenges and...