James Slade-Symons is the Founder & Managing Director of Macarthur Human Capital (MHC), which has offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. With over 20 years’ experience advising executives and boards from leading brands, to start-ups throughout Australia and the UK, James has garnered a wealth of experience as a leader, board director and human resources consultant.
More recently, James has worked closely with sectors that have been at the forefront of change and transformation. His corporate advisory, organisational development and innovative HR practices have defined MHC as a highly regarded consultancy, with a reputation for optimising organisational impact, efficiency and commercial performance.
Prior to MHC, James held HR leadership positions with Vodafone, Coles Myer and Chandler Macleod, where he consulted to clients such as BHP, Serco, Glencore, Aurizon and a range of Government organisations. During this time James led projects which included change management, leadership development, HR & corporate strategy and organisational development initiatives with outstanding success.
James is passionate about taking a back to basics approach.
“Organisations often have the answers already, it’s just a question of helping people find them. I deeply believe that too many people are chasing the next big thing, when often all that’s required is doing the basics well. Keep it simple, do it well and be clear what you want to achieve. Let innovation and success find you”.