Ciaran McCallion, Allen & Overy | Business in the Community

Head of Human Resources, Allen & Overy

Ciaran has been the Head of Human Resources with Allen & Overy in Belfast since 2013. With more than 600 people, the Belfast office is A&O’s second-largest location by headcount globally and is home to the Firm’s Support Services Centre and the Advanced Delivery Legal Centre. During the pandemic, A&O operated fully remotely, but people have recently started to return to the office on a hybrid basis. Over the past two years, Ciaran’s team has focussed in particular on employee wellbeing as well as on supporting line managers to manage performance and service delivery. As the return to the office approached, the focus shifted to change management and the creation of a Covid-secure workplace.

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