Julia Palmer

Chief Human Resources Officer
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Julia Palmer is a highly accomplished Chief Human Resources Officer and a valued member of the P&C Global corporate executive team. With over 20 years of experience in organizational development and human capital management, Julia has held leadership positions at renowned global companies including Deloitte, McKinsey, Harrods, and Triple Five Group. Her expertise and successful track record in HR strategies and initiatives have fostered high-performing and engaged workforces, making her a trusted advisor to senior executives and boards of directors.

As the Firm’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Julia oversees a broad range of responsibilities and global team of HR professionals critical to the success of P&C Global. She leads talent acquisition efforts to attract and retain top industry professionals, ensures competitive compensation and benefits packages, drives organizational development initiatives, nurtures a positive corporate culture, develops competency frameworks, and implements effective performance management systems. Additionally, Julia is dedicated to implementing robust reward and recognition programs and cultivating community development and relations.

During her tenure at P&C Global, Julia has played a pivotal role in supporting the firm’s remarkable growth from nearly 200 professionals to now over 7,500 professionals in under 10 years. Her strategic HR leadership has contributed to the firm’s success by delivering exceptional results. Here are her top 5 key achievements:

  • Implemented a comprehensive talent acquisition strategy resulting in a 50% reduction in time-to-fill key positions and a 30% increase in quality hires.
  • Developed and implemented a performance management system that aligned individual goals with the firm’s strategic objectives, leading to a 20% improvement in employee performance and productivity.
  • Designed and executed a comprehensive leadership development program that accelerated the promotion of internal talent, resulting in a 25% increase in internal promotions to key leadership positions.
  • Implemented a competitive compensation and benefits framework, resulting in a 15% decrease in voluntary turnover and improved employee satisfaction.
  • Established a culture of continuous learning and development through the implementation of competency development programs, resulting in a 40% increase in employee skill levels and expertise.

Julia’s exceptional leadership and contributions have been instrumental in shaping P&C Global’s talent management strategies and fostering a high-performance culture. Her dedication to HR excellence and her ability to drive positive organizational change have made her an invaluable asset to the firm’s growth and success.

Educationally, Julia holds a BA in Classics and Modern Languages from the University of Oxford. She further advanced her expertise with an Executive Master in Human Resources Management (EMHRM) from Cornell University.

Her commitment to lifelong learning and staying at the forefront of industry trends enables her to provide valuable insights and solutions to complex HR challenges.  In addition to her academic credentials, Julia is a Certified Human Resources Leader designation from HRPA Canada, Global Professional in Human Resources from HR Certification Institute, Certified Learning and Development Professional (CLDP) from Association for Talent Development (ATD), Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) from WorldatWork.

When she’s not leading HR initiatives, Julia enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family. She is also an active supporter of various charitable organizations and is committed to making a positive impact in her community.

“Looking back at the remarkable growth and global expansion of P&C Global during my tenure, it has been an exhilarating journey. We have transformed from a small team of nearly 200 professionals to a global powerhouse with now thousands of talented individuals. It’s truly a testament to our collective dedication and relentless pursuit of excellence.”

“I always say that working with Nick and Nadim is like being part of an unstoppable dream team. Their visionary leadership, coupled with their unwavering commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration, has been the driving force behind our success. Two kind-hearted, driven visionaries who are relentlessly focused on doing what is right for our employees and our clients.  We’ve had our fair share of challenges, but together we’ve navigated through them and achieved incredible milestones. It’s been an exciting and rewarding journey, and I’m grateful to be a part of this extraordinary team.” – Julia Palmer, Chief Human Resources Officer, P&C Global

Past Experience

Triple Five Group
Senior Director,
Industrial and Labor Relations, Global Logistics

McKinsey & Company
Manager of Professional Development

Manager of HR Transformation

Academic Credentials

University of Oxford
BA, Classics and Modern Languages

Cornell University
Executive Master (EMHRM),
Human Resource Management

Postgraduate Credentials

Human Resources Professionals Association – Canada
Certified Human Resources Leader

HR Certification Institute
Global Professional in Human Resources

Association for Talent Development
Certified Learning and Development Professional (CLDP)

Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)

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