Vernon Griffith, QBE Insurance Group (AU)

2021 HRD Global 100

global head of HR service design and delivery

Vernon Griffith is the global head of HR service design and delivery at QBE Insurance Group, responsible for leading a team of 60 professionals in the design and delivery of HR services to 11,800 people in 27 countries. He joined QBE in December 2016 as head of HR digital before he was promoted to his current role in September 2018. Prior to QBE, Griffith worked on and directed large-scale HR and business transformation programs at some major global companies, including Shell, BP, British Telecom, and Deloitte. In 2017, he created www.machinesinsuits.com, based on his passion for artificial intelligence, smart tech, and the future of work.