Robert Carlyle
Senior Director, Strategic Workforce Management, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

Dr. Carlyle is Senior Director of Strategic Workforce Management at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). His work includes the enhancement of RBC’s efforts on workforce analytics, people scorecards, reporting and human resource decision support. His work better enables talent and workforce decisions and management, issue and opportunity identification and assessment, and action planning. He was the Canadian representative to the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) technical committee on Human Resource Management from 2014-2016 and currently participates on several Future of Work advisory panels.

Prior to joining RBC, Dr. Carlyle was Vice President, Global Leader Workforce Planning and Strategies at Aon Hewitt. In this role, he developed human capital strategies and workforce plans for clients, developed global standards and sales material for workforce planning, human capital strategy and human resources metrics/measurement. Prior to this he was a founding partner in a consulting firm that specialized in the implementation of large-scale business transformation strategies.

Dr. Carlyle holds various degrees from the University of British Columbia, Lancaster University and Cranfield University, including a PhD in Strategic Theory and Planning.

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