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Chris Horton, Director

Chris joined LACE Partners in April 2021 as a director. He previously worked in both industry (Vodafone, Visa Europe, BP) and management consulting (Accenture). His experience brings together his two passions – people and technology, and how to get the best out of both. He has experience implementing Workday, SAP On-premise, and SuccessFactors and with setting up Shared Services, HR Operating Model, building better Employee Experience and improving decision making through Analytics. Chris loves to cook for friends and family and enjoys a good glass of wine. Every day is another day to learn.

Skills

  • Stakeholder Management and Communications 
  • HR System (Product) Selection
  • Systems Integrator Selection
  • HR Systems Strategy
  • Contracting
  • Programme Mobilisation
  • HR Design Workshops
  • Interactive HR System Implementation
  • Application Development
  • Agile Implementation
  • Project and Programme Management
  • People Strategy 
  • HR Shared Service
  • HR Operating Model
  • Employee Experience and People Analytics

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Insights. Our latest thought leadership, including blogs, webinars, podcasts and videos.
Podcast
How should businesses ensure national minimum wage compliance?
How should businesses ensure national minimum wage compliance?

Chris and LACE payroll experts Adrian Axtell and Sara Thompson discuss the challenges raised by the national minimum wage breach on this podcast episode. After delving into recent press coverage around companies facing allegations of underpaying their employees, the...

Blog
Demystifying HR operating models: The ten traits of high performance
Demystifying HR operating models: The ten traits of high performance

Listen to the audio version of this blog:   In a recent blog, we discussed the various and often competing accountabilities of the Chief People Officer (the ‘hats’ CPOs wear) and the purpose of the HR or People function overall. In this blog, we introduce the...

Podcast
Why does HR need to start thinking long-term?
Why does HR need to start thinking long-term?

In the latest episode Chris introduces co-host, Debbie Mitchell, and guest Graham Norris, an Organisational Psychologist and Speaker. The focus of this episode is on HR professionals’ abilities to think strategically and long-term. The summary delves into various...