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Ken Akers works at for Marie Curie as Head of People Operations. He led a review of the bereavement policy and support for arrangements for staff and also supports the people aspects of the organisation’s response to the current pandemic.

Ken is a Human Resources practitioner with 26 years’ experience having worked his way up through the ranks and held roles as Head of Human Resources in public and not-for-profit organisations. He is passionate about building trusting relationships between employers and employees. Ken is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of People and Development.

Grief in the Workplace: Building Compassionate Organisations