Peter Cheese, Chief executive, CIPD
Paul Creber, September 17, 2018
Peter Cheese is chief executive of the CIPD, the professional body for 150,000 HR and people development professionals around the world
He writes and speaks widely on the development of HR, the future of work, and the key issues of leadership, culture, organisation, people and skills.
Cheese is a fellow of the CIPD, a fellow of AHRI (the Australian HR Institute) and the Academy of Social Sciences. He’s also a companion of the Institute of Leadership and Management, the Chartered Management Institute, and the British Academy of Management.
He is a visiting professor at the University of Lancaster, the chair of Engage for Success, a member of the board of BPP University, and sits on the advisory board for the Open University Business School. He holds honorary doctorates from Bath University and Kingston University.
Prior to joining the CIPD in July 2012 he was chairman of the Institute of Leadership and Management and a member of the council of City & Guilds. Up until 2009 he had a long career at Accenture holding various leadership positions, culminating in a seven-year spell as global managing director, leading the firm’s human capital and organisation consulting practice.