The CIPD Festival of Work - updated 27 March 2020

In light of restrictions on events due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the CIPD and Haymarket Media Group (who deliver events on behalf of the CIPD) are exploring all the available options, with regards to this event.

We appreciate this is a difficult time for all. Our intention is to offer you support and keep you updated on the event’s position during these unprecedented times, whilst we continue to work to deliver the best event experience for you.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

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Shakil Butt

SpecialityHonorary Treasurer, CIPD

Shakil is a values driven, accomplished, award winning HR professional, with over 20 years of experience leading an award winning global HR team in a multi faith, multi ethnic and multi cultural environment. Now working as an independent consultant, Shakil adds value engaging with organisations and individuals with their HR and OD challenges and executive support.

Holding two professional qualifications (FCIPD, FCCA), Shakil has been part of various senior management teams leading on strategic direction, organisational development and change management in multiple organisations having sat on various boards and committees most notably as a board director of one of the largest relief and development charities in the world working in over 40 countries.

Shakil enjoys writing and contributing to articles on HR and management issues and has featured in a number of leading HR publications. Shakil is regularly invited to speak at HR conferences and attend round tables to discuss and debate with other HR leaders. 

As the Honorary Treasurer for the CIPD, Shakil is a trustee and chairs the Audit Committee as well as sitting on the Remuneration Committee. In the community he is a member of Mosaic’s regional leadership group, mentoring and working to raise the aspirations and self-esteem of young people in the most deprived communities.

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by Shakil Butt