Ken Driver

Ken holds a 25 year season ticket to his beloved Bradford City, but being based in London gets to only a few games a season. When not acting as "taxi driver" to two teenage children, he finds time to relax in the garden where his ambition is one day to produce beautiful manicured lawns, and propogate self-clipping hedges....

Alongside his broad range of senior HR and business experience, Ken's specialist contribution to Wadenhoe Consultancy is in the fields of organisational design, performance management, motivation and reward.

Ken has almost 30 years experience in a variety of senior HR roles in both public and private sector.

After completion of an "all round HR apprenticeship" in a number of specialist roles within the electricity supply industry, he took on leadership roles, representing HR at Board level in the investment banking and insurance sectors, before moving into HR consultancy in 1999.

He has deep background and expertise in the design of incentive and employee benefit programmes, bonus and share schemes. Ken has been involved in a number of corporate reorganisations and restructurings; takeovers and buy-outs, and has managed many outsourcing deals with attendant TUPE transfer issues; steering clients through both the commercial and the legal issues. Ken also has significant experience in small and large-scale employee consultation and redundancy programme management.

Recent projects have included:
  • Design and implementation of a senior staff "succession plan" for a global Re-insurer, to ensure leadership talent depth and availability.
  • Design and implementation of a global annual cash bonus plan for a newly privatised division of NHS. This project also entailed the design and delivery of a supporting performance management/appraisal system.
  • One-to-one coaching for senior managers in a range of finance and insurance institutions.
After graduating from Cambridge, Ken obtained a post-graduate diploma in personnel and development from The University of Central London. He is a member of The Chartered Management Institute and Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

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