Sean McIlveen

OD & HR Specialist

Sean is an experienced leader who has been responsible for managing the people and organisational aspects of change at all levels. He enjoys the challenge of complex employee relations and work environments that have multiple stakeholders and diverse competing interests.   He has global experience at Ford and Rolls-Royce, holding a variety of positions both in the UK and internationally, with responsibility for all aspects of human resources in the UK, US, Europe and Asia-Pacific.  He served on the Ford Britain Board and the Rolls-Royce Group Operations Executive.

He now works extensively with UK SMEs, advanced engineering and manufacturing businesses and government agencies.  He is passionate about the need for improved management practices to support the workforce changes that are required to embrace emerging technologies, enable growth, and improve UK productivity.

Sean has an active interest on employment matters and supported the CBI employment policy committee for several years.  He is a doctoral student and honorary teaching fellow at Lancaster University Management School.  He holds an MBA from Warwick Business School and a degree in Economics from Liverpool University.