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Andrew Bell

Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director
The Conference Board

Andrew Bell

Andrew Bell is a Senior Fellow, Human Capital at The Conference Board. In this role, Andrew supports the Human Capital Practice which includes The Conference Board Human Capital Exchange™, research, conferences, webcasts and programs in a broad spectrum of human capital areas.

In addition to serving as a Senior Fellow, Andrew is the Program Director for both the CHRO I and Emerging Markets Human Resources councils for The Conference Board, and President of AB Consulting Group, LLC.

Prior to setting up his own company in California he was Vice President of International, CPP, Inc. Before that he ran his own consulting company in Singapore for 7 years and was SVP Human Resources, East Asia Pacific for Unilever. He worked for Unilever for 23 years in HR roles based in the UK, China and Singapore. Through his corporate and consulting experience he has had leadership development and HR strategy assignments in 30 countries across five continents.

Bell has been involved with The Conference Board for more than ten years both as a Council member and subsequently as a program director. In addition to serving as a Senior Fellow, he is the program director for the CHRO I and Emerging Markets HR Councils and was previously program director for both the Asia Pacific HR and Asia Pacific Diversity councils. For The Conference Board he has organized and chaired HR conferences, webcasts and is author of Leadership Development in Asia Pacific - Identifying & Developing Leaders for Growth (2006) and Redefining the Employee Value Proposition – New Developments in Asia Pacific (2005).

Bell originally studied law and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in the UK. He currently lives near San Francisco.

Human Capital Speakers Bureau topics include the following:

  • Trust and influence in a virtual world
  • Leadership development internationally
  • HR strategy for emerging markets
  • Improving performance of people and teams

Publications by Andrew Bell

Executive Action Report Research Report