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Anna Elliott

Anna Elliot

Partner - Employment, Osborne Clarke

Anna Elliott leads the Bristol employment team at Osborne Clarke and is a dual-qualified and experienced employment lawyer with over 17 years' experience gained both in the UK and Australia. Known for her commercial solutions-driven approach, Anna's clients range from large global corporates to smaller companies.

She has significant experience advising clients in the fashion and luxury, life sciences and healthcare, workforce solutions, fintech, media and technology sectors. She also leads the firm's Retail and Consumer sector team and is a member of the OC Gender committee.

Lloyd Dean HR World Columnist

Lloyd Dean

Future of Work Expert at PA Consulting

Lloyd is an award-winning Future of Work expert who is passionate about helping organisations to improve business performance. He achieves this by focussing on best practice approaches to learning and by using digital tools and technologies to unlock the potential in people and teams. He has experience in strategically deploying various learning technologies including virtual reality (VR), augmented reality solutions (AR) 360 cameras and a host of other EdTech tools.

He’s led teams and supported leadership activities as well as organisation design projects. Lloyd has been involved in future of work (FoW) projects, bridging the gap between digital collaboration tools and the deployment to line managers and teams. Lloyd has his own podcast “The Future of Learning”. He’s an ex-teacher trainer, has a Masters in his field and is often speaking at conferences on various HR related topics.