People, Performance & Culture Group

The group provides a formal network to examine the impact the societal and geo-political changes on workforce development in professional services. The group share best practice and ideas in a collegiate environment.



Julia Paulding

Lewis Silkin LLP


Pauline Caldwell

Momentum Business Consulting

Mark Duhig

Saffery Champness

Clint Evans

SOS Consulting

Tim Skipper


Rachel Street


Dr Gwenllian Willams

deWinton-Williams Consulting Ltd

Rob Worrall


Kimberly Yiangou

BDB Pitmans

Benefits of joining People, Performance & Culture Group


Roundtables for up to 20 members – helping members share challenges and solutions.

Additional events 

Additional Management team events bringing together members of all Forum Groups.

Develop respect and build trust 

Explore ways to develop a relationship of mutual respect and trust with firm-wide leaders and other C-Suite members.

Provides expert insight 

Provides expert insight, collaboration and leadership across all professional sectors on matters that influence strategic planning to build successful cultures and sustainable growth.

Contribute to the challenges & opportunities 

Clarify how members can best contribute to the challenges and opportunities facing their firms, all of which are people businesses.

Previous events and reports

Hiring business management professionals

Managing in a hybrid world

Returning to the office

Changing behaviours in the workplace to boost productivity

Structuring your business for the brave new world

Optimising your management practices

Sustaining your corporate culture and esprit de corps

Adapting executive coaching to an online world

Future-proofing people and performance

Leaders can’t do it all

Assessing the impact of lockdown

Achieving personal and business goals through a better understanding of psychological biases and heuristics

Clarifying and meeting organisational training needs

The Future Workplace

Making strategic decisions under uncertainty

HR leadership insights

People Advocates on the Board

Push, Pull or Plead – The Psychology of change in a partnership


“The Forum creates a relaxed and trusting environment in which senior individuals feel able to openly discuss the issues that confront them. High quality speakers and worthwhile subjects that persuade busy senior people to give up time.”

Fay Gillott
Ex-Chief Executive, Atkin Chambers

“I have been a member of the Forum for the whole of my 12 year run as Managing Partner and now CEO of Lewis Silkin.  Membership has provided me with a great deal of useful networking and personal development activity, plus some fun and good memories along the way.”

Ian Jeffery
CEO, Lewis Silkin


  • Chief People Officer, HR Director or those with equivalent job titles
  • Learning and Development Director
  • Firmwide leaders
  • Client-facing practice group leaders & office heads
  • Approved members of other groups