Julia Ingall is the Group HR & Talent Management Director for the Ogilvy and Mather Group (part of the WPP Group), across the EMEA region, overseeing HR & Talent Management across 35 countries, 44 cities and 7500 people.
Julia’s role focuses on finding, growing and keeping the very best talent in order to make Ogilvy’s clients a success. She is passionate about making sure Ogilvy’s talent are the very best they can be and bring their best selves to work, helping the business to live its values of curious, courageous and generous both internally and for clients.
In partnership with her team, she has been driving the Youth Talent agenda at Ogilvy and its role in diversity and inclusion, together with a continued desire to deliver health and wellbeing in an always on, client centric organisation. Julia feels that a healthy dose of reality, a sense of humour and simplicity are crucial to the role of HR and engagement in the business.
Julia began her career in HR over 20 years ago at Virgin Atlantic and has since led both generalist and specialist L&D, reward and recruitment teams both locally in the UK and internationally across branding & design, leisure, retail, tech, ecommerce and the media sectors.
Julia is a Fellow of the CIPD, a trained Executive Coach, is on the judging panel for the Marketing Academy’s Fellowship Programme, alumni of the HR in the Boardroom Programme and a member of the WPPStella steering committee (WPP’s Female Leadership Networking Forum).