ANDREW COCKS

Title
Associate Subject Matter Expert (Voice of the Employee)
Company:
QUESTBACK

Session by ANDREW COCKS

[Stage 2]
9.40 am - 10.00 am
Theme: The Self-Aware Organisation - How Culture Holds the Key to Future Success

Speaker Bio

Andrew Cocks is an assessment psychologist specializing in organisational culture. He has been conducting employee research for 20 years and was Group Head of Engagement and Employer Brand at HSBC and European Head of Employee Research for Watson Wyatt. He currently provides consultancy services to global blue-chip organisations helping them to align their corporate culture to reflect their values and support their strategy. Andrew designed the award-winning CultureQuest Parity, an assessment for organisations to help them understand the cultural root-causes of inequality and the gender pay gap and develop targeted interventions to help close it.

Synopsis

In order to respond to inevitable imminent disruptive change, Financial Sector organisations need to focus not only on strategy, but on organisational culture. Rapid change in the business environment will require businesses to be agile, taking calculated risk by embracing new ideas and perspectives and the having capacity to act on these.In this session, Andrew will challenge many of the assumptions about culture and introduce a practical framework through which organisations can bring a common understanding of current culture, a desired future state and the barriers to achieving it into the collective consciousness. Only then can companies begin to proactively manage their corporate