Richard Howell

International Strategic HR and OD (Change) Leader

Richard’s main experience and expertise is in designing and delivering commercially aligned HR & OD solutions that deliver people and business change and performance. He has held a number of senior HR roles with global companies such as Astellas Pharma, Huntsman Chemicals, and Paul Hartmann (Medical Devices). He has also worked on a project with Novartis Pharma on a major organisational design project, implementing a new IT service delivery model.

Richard has lived and worked in Germany and Switzerland for most of the last 18 years and is currently based in Ulm. He is a bi-lingual English–German speaker and a fellow of the UK‘s HR professional body FCIPD. Richard works with businesses to deliver change and performance solutions on a consultancy and interim basis. He has also assisted MERIT Summit over the last three years as an expert advisor on organisational learning and development practices .