Stevan Rolls, UK Head of HR of Deloitte, has been nominated for the HR Director of the Year 2015 award. This award, which will be handed out to the HR professional that made the most important impact on their organisation in the last year, is part of the HR Excellence Awards that are organised on 30 June 2015 in London.
The HR Excellence Awards
Every year, HR magazine organises the HR Excellence Awards to celebrate excellence in HR and recognise best practices of people strategy and top performing HR professionals. During the ceremony, awards are handed out in in 19 categories, including Best learning and development strategy, Best HR team, Best talent management strategy, Most effective recruitment strategy, Most innovative deployment of HR technology, and HR young talent of the year. A new category award this year is the Diversity and inclusion award.
The 20th edition of the Awards will take place on 30 June 2015 at the London Hilton on Park Lane.
HR Director of the Year 2015
One of the categories is HR Director of the Year, for which 10 HR professionals have been shortlisted that made a significant impact on their organisations during the past 12 months, with a focus on innovation. The shortlist is assembled based on reader nominations, input from HR experts and HR magazine. The winner will be chosen based on the votes of readers. Among this year’s nominees, one HR expert from the consulting industry can be found: Stevan Rolls, UK Head of HR of Deloitte.
Rolls has been fulfilling the role of Head of HR of Deloitte UK for the past 8 years, joining the consulting firm in 2006 to work as Director of Resourcing and Mobility for just under a year. Prior to this, he acted as UK Head of Employee Relations, Recruitment & CBS HR and as Head of Resourcing for EY and as Head of Recruitment for Arthur Andersen, giving him extensive experience in the HR field.
In 2014/2015, the firm, under Rolls’ lead, focussed on three key strategic priorities which are central to evolving the culture of the firm: investing in respect and inclusion, expanding flexible working offerings and innovating performance and careers.
Commenting on his nomination, Margot Thom, Managing Director of Global Talent for Deloitte, says: “Stevan always brings insightful perspectives to a discussion with a clear link to both the talent and business impact. He is unique in his ability to create a vision and strategic view of where talent needs to go with an ability to get things done.”