Webcasts | Mercer build & structure workforce analytics team


How to build & structure a workforce analytics team?

Recorded: 26 May 2016

  • Overview
    • It’s one of the greatest challenges facing HR leaders today - how to use workforce management analytics to gain insight into an organization’s business processes and performance. But many companies struggle to identify and build a team around workforce analytics.

  • Why attend
    • Join us at this webinar where a panel of experts will share their experience and discuss - how organizations should organize their analytics team for the greatest impact, what is the right mix of data visualizers, modelers and business-oriented analysts in the team and, how to find the right talent, engage and retain them.

  • Who should attend
    • - Senior managers, directors and VPs of HR 

      - Analytics heads, workforce planning heads 

      - HR business partners who are interested in utilizing intelligent data to obtain workforce insights 

      - Business executives with a role in driving results via the workforce 

  • Speakers
    • Caitlin Pan, PhD Senior Researcher, Human Capital, The Conference Board

      Caitlin is a senior researcher in the Human Capital division for the Asia region at The Conference Board. She leads research on human capital analytics, and her research interests include leadership, status, and dysfunctional workplace behaviors. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Personnel Psychology and Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Caitlin received her doctorate in management (organizational behavior) from New York University’s Stern School of Business, US. She has an MA in socio-organizational psychology from Columbia University, US, and a BSc in psychology and economics from the University of Toronto, Canada.


      Sid Mehta Workforce Planning & Analytics Leader - ASEAN, Mercer 

      Sid’s HR and business leadership experience spans corporate and consulting environments in India, Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He started his career in compensation consulting with a global HR consulting firm and became the firm’s Australian business practice leader in 2006. In a previous role as an HR business partner, Sid was involved in the integration of a German acquisition that incorporated the US, Brazil, China, and Malaysia. Sid holds a master’s degree in personnel management from the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, India; and he is currently pursuing a master’s in business analytics from the Stern School of Business at New York University.


      Marcus. Champ, HR Analytics Professional 

      Marcus’s professional background is in behavioral science, with undergraduate and graduate qualifications in Organizational Psychology. Marcus has worked in the area of HR analytics, generalist HR, and evidence based management for around 15 years, in a wide range of industries, including; Health, Law, Public Infrastructure, Engineering, Information Technology, Mining, and HR Consulting. Some of the key projects Marcus has worked on in the past include: modelling retention, analyzing safety behavior, productivity assessment, assessing and quantifying human capital, strategic workforce planning, and workforce segmentation. Some of key projects Marcus is currently working on include; human capital forecasting, productivity analysis, predictive attrition modelling, and performance analysis.

      Marcus is passionate about dragging HR into evidence based practice and ensuring decisions across organizations are made in an informed, data-driven manner. Currently Marcus works in a multi-national finance institution and is based in Singapore.