Megan Phelps joins to drive talent development and recruitment of future Edelman leaders.

Edelman, the global communications firm, has hired Megan Phelps as Director of Talent of Edelman’s UK business. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for: creating innovative and industry leading development and learning programmes; elevating Edelman’s bespoke leadership development; and continuing to attract the most interesting and diverse people.

Meg joins Edelman from Clear Channel where she was Director of Organisational Development. There she led the strategy for the international talent, leadership, learning and organisational development strategy across 22 countries in Europe and Latin America. Prior to this she held a number of talent, organisational development and people roles within the UK Government and the Property and Construction sectors, including in the Cabinet Office, 10 Downing Street and Kier Group Ltd. Most notably Meg led the creation and embedding of a European employee value proposal, as well as design and delivery of global junior and senior talent programmes.

Justin Westcott, COO, Edelman UK said:

“We’re delighted that Meg has joined Edelman at what is an incredibly important moment for the business. As the firm continues its growth trajectory, we are laserfocused on developing the next generation of leaders. Investing in career development, training and the broader employee experience is a top priority for us. Meg brings extensive experience in talent and performance management, organisational agility and leadership development. We’re excited to see her further grow our plan to make Edelman a place where top-talent can do their best work and build successful careers.”