Shakil Butt (FCIPD, FCCA) is a values driven, accomplished, award winning HR and OD professional with over 30 years of experience including leading an award-winning global HR team in a multi faith, multi ethnic and multi-cultural environment.

Now working as an independent consultant, Shakil adds value engaging with organisations and individuals with their HR and OD challenges and executive support. Shakil has led on governance, strategic HR and leadership development including coaching skills for mangers.

Shakil has delivered many HR services including employee relations investigations, D&I training and focus groups, HR audits, HR metrics reporting, Agile working and reward reviews. 

 A qualified, experienced former HR & OD Director having successfully led award winning teams delivering results within a challenging and regulated sector in the UK and internationally.

 A straight-talking HR & Leadership freelancer with experience in the private, public and third sector who uses initiative to meet and resolve challenges with excellent interpersonal skills. Analytical and questioning able to rethink situations and resolve problems by striving for quality, staying focused with a strong sense of

 A multi award winning professional including the accolade of HR’s Most Influential (four years consecutively) has meant that he is regarded as an expert in his field and a thought leader delivering inspirational keynote addresses nationally and internationally as well as authoring regular articles on a range of topics from culture to

Qualified and experienced in 2 professional disciplines, Shakil is comfortable with numbers and people and understands both the importance of value for money and the impact of culture.

Shakil has led on an organisational values project ensuring that new values are agreed, communicated and embedded.

An accredited trainer and qualified MBTI practitioner, Shakil has designed several management and leadership development programmes. Shakil is also a visiting lecturer in Strategic Human Resource Management and Leadership Development at Post Graduate level.

An experienced investigator, Shakil has carried out many complex and sensitive employee relations investigations and chaired hearings. 

Shakil is an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion consultant and has designed and delivered training to senior leadership teams as well as carrying out focus groups.

As a non-executive director of the CIPD member since 2016, Shakil has extensive governance experience and additionally chairs the Audit & Risk Committee and sits on the Remuneration Committee.