Managing Director of evolutionhr
Architecture and Design
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Kate Marks is the Managing Director of evolutionhr, a London-based HR consultancy providing HR support to small and medium sized businesses with particular focus on the architecture and design sectors. Before founding evolutionhr in 2003, she spent 19 years in the property industry and the built environment, working for property developers, estate agents, architects and designers. A former European HR Director for Gensler, Marks has developed evolutionhr as a successful training and generalist HR consultancy.
Marks regularly speaks on HR-related issues in the sector and teaches the HR elements of various professional qualifications. She is an authority on flexible working and succession planning, as well as being an advocate for women in construction. She is also a certified workplace mediator and psychometric tester. Qualified in both business and human resources, she is able to bring a uniquely business-focused approach to the implementation of HR strategy and practice. This ensures that she is able to propose HR solutions that help and support a business, not hinder it.
She holds an MBA and a Masters in Human Resources Strategies, both from London Metropolitan University, and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.