Our Experts

Nicky Walsh

Co-Founder and Director of Client Services

Nicky is a founding director of IRIS HR Consulting. Prior to forming the company, Nicky led the compensation and benefits division of an international business consultancy in the UK, where she successfully led the multi-country rollout of reward and benefit programmes for numerous clients across the world, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisition […]

Raj Inda

Global Head of HR Solutions and Account Management

Raj is a dynamic, performance-focused and hard-working senior HR professional with over 14 years of international HR within various industries, ranging from retail, hi-tech to professional services. Raj has broad international experience with employment law, change management, M&A, and employee relations coupled with strong business acumen and strategic thinking. He has extensive knowledge of employment […]

Samantha Chen

International HR Consultant

Sam is a HR specialist with 11 years of generalist experience from employment law to employee relations, policy work, and recruitment across industries such as retail, third and public sector as well as professional services. Her strengths are in UK employee relations including performance and absence management, managing redundancies, as well as employment matters in […]

Ying Zhao

Senior International HR Consultant

Ying is a customer and business-focused senior HR professional with over 15 years of experience gained from both the private and public sectors, covering a wide range of the HR spectrum including employee relations, redundancies, M&A, change management, policy and procedures formulation, international assignment and immigration. on an international scale. She has extensive knowledge of […]

Sarah Le Cornu

Compensation and Benefits Consultant

The continued success of any HR team can be attributed to robust and established operational processes. It is in this area that Sarah lends her expertise and continues to be instrumental in assisting clients with their international benefits and development of supporting employee communication materials.

Louise Jarrett

Senior Compensation and Benefits Consultant

Louise has an expertise in compensation and benefits benchmarking and is skilled in SHL levels A&B psychometric testing. Her HR experience which spans over 10 years includes, but is not limited to, leading the employee data transfer on an HR transformation project into Workday, job grading and salary benchmarking, pay deal negotiations, management of manager […]

Nickie Torbet

Senior Compensation and Benefits Consultant

Fluent in German and French with the added experience of having lived in Hong Kong for several years, Nickie brings a unique skill set to the team. She has over 20 years’ experience working in HR, including managing international HR shared services teams responsible for centralised payroll and benefits administration as well as leading UK-wide […]

Chris Welsh

Senior Compensation and Benefits Consultant

Chris holds a diploma in UK FCA regulatory regime and a BA honours degree in Economics. He contributes to the team dynamic with his expertise gained by having worked within employee benefits consultancy for over 30 years. He has great experience of engaging with different stakeholders including; trustees, board directors, HR professionals, and employees, and […]

Sue Sigrist

Senior Compensation and Benefits Consultant

With over 25 years of HR experience and CIPD qualified, Sue has vast experience of key HR processes, systems, policy management, and international compensation and benefit programmes. Through the provision of specialist advice and support for our international clients, she leads within the company on UK pensions. Sue also serves as a trustee on the […]

Dilys Barnett

Global Head of Compensation and Benefits

With a diverse skill set accrued from working within the financial services industry for over 11 years, Dilys is a dynamic Global Head of Compensation and Benefits who is fluent in German. As an Associate CIPD member and qualified at Masters level in Human Resource Management, she has detailed knowledge of international HR practices spanning […]

James Adkins

Head of Commercial

James is the Head of Commercial for IRIS HR Consulting and is responsible for sales and commercial strategy across the division. He is a versatile commercial leader, accumulating a depth of experience along with a strong record for business development and growth across various market sectors.  Background in recruitment and technology industries, James has over […]