Ed Sparkes, Director
Ed joined LACE Partners in February 2023 as a Director with a specialism in Change Management and People Experience.
Ed has over 11 years of consulting experience, joining LACE from Accenture having worked across a wide range of industries including Energy, Media and Government. Everybody deserves to have a meaningful and rewarding career and Ed loves helping “make work wonderful” whilst supporting organisations to stand out and get ahead. Ed has led Change & Adoption on several major HR, IT and Finance transformations across Europe, Asia and Africa and enjoys bringing new tools and innovations – from chatbots to virtual reality – to engage and inspire people. Passionate about finding ways to improve the employee experience, Ed has also worked with numerous CPOs/CHROs to bring their value proposition to life.
Outside of work Ed is a keen traveller and aspiring professional sunbather.
- Change Management
- Complex HR Transformation
- People Experience and Solutions
- Marketing and Communications
- Leadership Development
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