Welome to Personio's H.U.G event in London!

October 12th, 2021 l 06:30pm

Thanks for joining us

Welcome to The Ned for the London edition of H.U.G – we’re delighted you’re here to celebrate with us!

Everything you need to know about tonight’s event can be found below.

You can expect an evening of insightful speakers, special announcements, and stimulating conversation!

Welcome our speakers


Sophie Theen

Chief People Officer


Sophie Theen

Chief People Officer Oakam EN

As the Chief People Officer in Oakam, Sophie’s aim is to shift cultural paradigms within organisations and to champion diversity and equality using structured, disruptive thinking. Pre Oakam, she’s led recruitment projects with Ford, General Motors and IBM, before shifting her passion and focus to setting up the future of HR in Fintech Startups like Revolut & 11:FS. She is a regular mentor and career coach in the startup community as well as a mental health coach.



Giovanni Lotti

VP of People


Giovanni Lotti

VP of People Tractable EN
"Excited to see how the industry is reacting to the many challenges posed by Covid in the last year!"

Giovanni joined Tractable among the first 20 employees as first person in the people team and is currently leading Tractable’s people team. Giovanni has a background in Management Consulting and Exec Search.



Michelle Davies

VP Operations


Michelle Davies

VP Operations Wefarm EN
"I'm looking forward to being part of a community of People leaders and to helping other businesses avoid the lessons I learned the hard way while sharing my learnings."

Michelle Davies, is a people leader with over ten years of international experience, helping businesses scale globally. She joined Wefarm last year, helping to build a platform to enable millions of small-scale farmers to fulfil their economic potential.


Today's agenda

6:30 pm
We're starting the evening

Aperitif, Networking

7:00 pm
Welcome: We have big news to share

Sam Richards, Country Manager UK/I at Personio will guide you through the evening. We have some big news to share with you!

7:30 pm
Panel Discussion: How to grow and scale your people processes

Our top-notch HR experts, Giovanni Lotti, Michelle Davies and Sophie Theen will share their latest insights and best practices on how to scale your HR operations in-line with your business.

8:00 pm
Dinner’s on us!

Food and drinks all around, to keep things light and to keep conversation flowing.

9:30 pm
It’s all about networking, fun and drinks!

The official part ends now but we're pretty sure you'll want to stick around - get excited for the evening's entertainment!