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Julian Holmes, Client Executive Director

Julian is a Business Transformation professional and FCIPD.  In his early career, he qualified as a chartered accountant and worked in a variety of strategic finance roles in the telecoms and internet industry.  He joined Deloitte and focused on Organisation and Target Operating Model Design with a wide variety of Private and Public Sector clients including HMRC, Thomson Reuters and the London Olympic and Paralympic Games.  At Deloitte, he was a founder of the Workforce Analytics practice and led the application of analytics to transformation programmes.  Julian then joined OrgVue as a member of the executive team and built the Global Partner Programme with the major consulting firms.  Julian left OrgVue after a significant fund raise in 2018.  He has performed various consulting roles with software firms and consulting firms on topics including Business Transformation, Talent Intelligence, People Analytics and Strategic Workforce Planning.


  • People Analytics
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Organisation Design
  • Target Operating Model/Service Model
  • Talent Intelligence
  • Change Management
  • HR Technology
  • Programme Management
  • Business Case Development
  • Go-to-Market Strategy and Execution

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