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People Analytics World

Online – 25-29 April 2022
In-Person – 26 April 2022 (London)

Venue: Royal College of Physicians, London (Regent’s Park)

Event Information

People Analytics World showcases some of the defining work taking place right now across multiple industries, supporting corporate strategy with people data, and providing critical business intelligence in 2022. Join the most important conference of the year in digital HR, workforce analytics, business and talent strategy, and organisation design.

Keynote Session - People Analytics: It's Essential We Do It, But Where Do We Start? The A.S. Watson Story

Speaker Name: Steven Atkins

Global Analytics Enablement Director, SplashHR

Speaker Name: Matthew Lucas

Head of IT HR Systems (Europe), A.S. Watson Group


The hardest part to doing anything is often getting started or even knowing where to start. Starting a journey to embed Analytics as a discipline with your People Teams is no different. During this session, A.S. Watson will share the story of how we went about solving this problem

The session will explore
  • The need to first and foremost understand where your organisation is today
  • Importance of collaboration to build a shared vision for People Analytics
  • Selling the need and vision for Analytics whilst simultaneously managing expectations
  • The benefits of leveraging your existing technology, supplementing tactically as required


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Steven Atkins

Steven Atkins is SplashHR’s Global Analytics Enablement Director and is focused on helping companies improve their insights into their organizational data to drive better business outcomes. With over 20 years of experience in the HCM space, Steven has presented at numerous events over the years, including Gartner ReimagineHR, People Analytics World, CIPD ACE, HRSE Middle East, ATD Middle East, CIPD People Analytics Conference and Learning Technologies. Naturally inquisitive, Steven loves to help others in their quest for knowledge with insightful discussions and debates.

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Matthew Lucas

Working in IT for 20+ years with a background in Software Development, Team Leadership, Project and Program Management, Matt has spent the last 10 years focused on HR technologies. Currently responsible for HR Systems Strategy, Project Delivery and Service Management for the A.S. Watson Group in Europe.
A.S. Watson Group is the world’s largest Health and Beauty Retailer. In Europe, they employ over 60,000 people with 9 retail brands operating 5000 stores across 15 different markets. Having played a lead role in the organisation’s HR Transformation initiative for the last 7 years, his team’s current focus is on embedding analytics with the organisation’s HR functions.

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