Geoffrey Burns

Director of Human Resources, Capgemini Consulting Global

 Geoffrey Burns is the Director of Human Resources for Capgemini Consulting Global.

Geoff joined Capgemini in 2008 as Head of Talent Management for North America before moving on to his most recent role as Director of Recruiting for France.

For many years, Geoff has developed his skills in recruitment and management through different posts and companies. He started out as a Managing Consultant at Kienbaum Executive Consultants responsible for growing both his own business as well as that of a team of 10 consultants and researchers.

He then joined EMC/Legato in 2001, as Senior Corporate Recruiter and was quickly promoted to HR Manager for Europe outside of the UK. He had overall HR responsibility for 600 employees, and successfully managed their integration, post-merger, into EMC, amongst other things.

In 2005, Geoffrey moved to Adecco, first as Global HR Director for the Ajilon division and then as Group Vice President Human Resources in charge of worldwide HR projects.

At in New York, he was a member of the senior management team responsible for creating the HR function, but also contributing to the strategy of this eCommerce company.

Geoff holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.