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Talent Management

Introducing you to our community of experts in the field of Talent Management

We’re excited to reveal to you our experts in the field of Talent Management, a small group of thought leaders who convene regularly to share ideas and knowledge on this topic and kindly supported by our friends at Bowland Solutions.

This group is all about workforce planning, performance management and other talent issues not covered elsewhere. The insights we garner from our Opinion Leaders are available to all our members in the way of articles for our website, and topics for our live events and webinars. Check out our latest content below.

And if you’re keen to help define what the legal HR market needs to know and you’re interested in joining our community, please drop us a line. We’re always on the lookout to grow this close-knit community and provide real value to all of our members.

Tess Harris

HR Business Partner, DAC Beachcroft

Tess provides services to the Insurance and International teams. She has a background in Employee Relations and has been working as an HR professional in law for over eight years. Outside of work she is an overly enthusiastic puppy mum, enjoys singing show tunes with a choir, and exploring new places (when Covid permits).

John Rice

Director, Bowland Solutions

John is a director with Bowland Solutions, which through their software business, advises, designs and delivers a more agile approach to talent and performance management through ‘Flow’, their new online performance engagement platform. Flow puts continuous feedback into the heart of a firm, recognising it as the lifeblood that sustains performance, fuels coaching conversations, develops talent, promotes engagement, and embed values which underpin its culture. In addition, he also works very closely with partnership teams and individual partners seeking to be more curious, build upon their strengths and develop their capabilities.

Roz Trimmer

Head of HR, Gowling WLG

Roz has nearly 20 years' experience in HR, primarily in financial and legal services, as well as two years as Head of People for a technology-led marketing company. Roz has particular experience in managing HR through times of change, such as mergers and acquisitions and organisational restructures. Roz has a passion for building high performance and equitable workplace cultures, with a focus on leadership capability and development.

Johanna Tross

HR Manager, Talent, Pinsent Masons

An HR professional with wide ranging experience in advising on and implementing people strategies, specialising in Talent Management. Responsible for delivering a cohesive, progressive and inclusive approach to talent management, including the development and implementation of a global talent review and management system. In addition, responsible for the succession processes for key talent and leadership positions. Working in partnership with the specialist HR & Learning teams to ensure the attraction, retention and development of diverse talent in order to support the firm’s strategic ambitions.

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