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Whether you’re looking to ask a question specific to your organisation, learn more about Workday functionality or have a technical need you want to discuss with our team, we are here to help.

Find out a little more about our Workday experts below and simply fill in the form to request time with them. Remember to add as much information about your question, topic or need and our experts will reach out to you directly to schedule time in your diary.

Adam Clark

Senior AMS Account Manager, EMEA

As a Workday certified Account Manager, I look after customers who are live on Workday to help them optimise their investment.

Ask me about

  • Release management
  • Tenant assessments
  • Roadmapping

Adam Westbrook

Sales Executive, Adaptive Insights

Responsible for the growth and expansion of Alight's Adaptive Insights business in EMEA.

Ask me about

  • Business development
  • Customer success
  • Strategic planning

Alan Bailey

EMEA Workday AMS Lead

With over 20 years experience in HR technology, I am responsible for the operation and development of our AMS business in EMEA, with a focus on designing and providing support and optimisation services to Workday customers.

Ask me about

  • Workday support modelling
  • AMS service catalogue
  • User adoption

Bogumila Balcewicz

Operations Services Director HR & Financial Services

As an experienced payroll professional with over 15 years experience, CIPP qualified and Workday certified, I am responisble for leading serivce delivery for EMEA HR and Financial Services

Ask me about

  • Payroll, HCM and Customer Care services and implementations

Diego Serna Neira

Client Partner Continental Europe

Over 10 years of experience in the cloud journey within the Benelux. Trusted advisor to explore, deploy and stabilise HR and finance in the cloud.

Ask me about

  • Transformation–impact of the Workday platform
  • Deployment approaches–pro's vs con's
  • Workday lifecycle–operate models

Doug Wayte

Professional Services Industry Lead, Workday Financial Management

Responsible for shaping and delivering solutions to Professional and Business Services verticals.

Ask me about

  • Workday Financial Management solutions for Professional and Business Services
  • Workday PSA functionality and applicability

Emma Gibson

Senior Project Manager & EMEA Launch PMO Lead

Over 15 years experience in HR technology deployments, delivering both LE and ME Workday deployments for the last 6 years, now with a focus on Launch for ME.

Ask me about

  • Implementation–LE & ME
  • Governance–what works and doesn't!
  • Planning and readiness for your deployment

Ethan Carlson

Vice President, Adaptive Insights Practice

I lead Alight’s award-winning Adaptive Insights practice. I am an expert in optimising business processes on the Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud including budgeting, forecasting, strategic planning, integrations, and reporting.

Ask me about

  • Workforce Planning
  • Driver-based Budgeting
  • Integrated Revenue Planning

Helen Seale

Sales Executive, Application Management Services

Before joining the Alight team I headed up an HR operations and systems team on the customer side and can offer you a unique customer and partner perspective.

Ask me about

  • Optimisation
  • Roadmapping
  • Release management

James McLernon

Workday Financial Management Consultant

I am a functional consultant with most of my experience spanning spend & revenue workstreams.

Ask me about

  • Procure to pay
  • Expenses management
  • Banking & settlement

John Brady

Advisory Director

Senior Consultant with extensive experience leading Workday deployments as a member of client project teams, now helping clients prepare for a successful Workday transformation.

Ask me about

  • Readiness for a Workday transformation
  • Governance, program management and decision making
  • Strategic planning for Workday

Lorna Casey

EMEA Launch Delivery Lead

7 years experience in the Workday ecosystem, focusing on delivery in the Medium Enterprise space.

Ask me about

  • Implementation–Global LE & ME
  • Methodology
  • Functional delivery

Mads Kragh

Regional Director, Nordics

Over 10 years experience in the HRIT industry–as software provider, client/sponsor, client-side advisor and deployment partner. I have commercial and delivery responsibilities on a regional level (Nordics).

Ask me about

  • Alight Services
  • Workday implementation
  • Preparation, setup and post go-live operations

Martin Skinner

Sales Executive, Cloud Deployment Services

Over 20 years experience advising customers on HR technology solutions, the last 9 focused on cloud deployments.

Ask me about

  • HCM in the Cloud
  • Competitive landscape
  • Readiness

Matt Lawrence

VP, Commercial Lead EMEA

Responsible for all commercial and sales activities for Alight in EMEA; 9+ years in the Workday eco system.

Ask me about

  • Alight
  • Workday services
  • Getting the most out of your Workday system

Nick Proctor

Solution Architect

With experience supporting customers on their ongoing Workday journey, my role is to help customers predict and architect the support they will need post go-live to help their platform operate at peak performance.

Ask me about

  • Post go-live support expectations
  • Release management
  • Roadmapping

Nicolas Schäffer

Regional Director, DACH

14 years of experience in HR, Finance and IT transformation projects in DACH in the areas of strategy, organisation, processes, IT and workforce.

Ask me about

  • Digital HR/digital finance roadmap
  • Workforce of the future based on Workday
  • Workday and its DACH specifics

Nicola MacDonald-Dodin

Director of Commercial Operations

With 10 years experience in the ecosystem I've a particular focus on leveraging Workday to enhance employee engagement and business transformation.

Ask me about

  • User adoption
  • HR transformation
  • M&A activities

Pete O’Neill

EMEA Project Manager

Project Manager with over 10 years experience in the Information Technology sector with over four years in the Workday ecosystem. Delivering both LE and ME Workday deployments for both new and existing Workday customers.

Ask me about

  • Workday deployment methodology
  • Project resource considerations
  • Project preparation

Rebecca East

Sales Executive, Application Management Services

Working with customers to identify how Alight can fully support and ensure the success of your Workday environment.

Ask me about

  • Application Management Services
  • Tenant assessment
  • Integration monitoring

Rowell Jarman

Workday AMS Account Manager, EMEA

11 years experience focused on customer success within talent management SaaS. I'm now focused on ensuring the success of our customer's Workday journey.

Ask me about

  • Workday support models
  • Recruitment
  • Release management

Steven Fox

UK Solutions Director, Adaptive Insights

Finance professional with extensive experience in delivering FP&A solutions using Adaptive Insights.

Ask me about

  • Active planning
  • Adaptive Insights
  • Customer success

Tom Brinkworth

EMEA Workday Director

Workday consulting leader with the last 7 years dedicated to partnering with customers through their Workday deployments.

Ask me about

  • HCM
  • Solution architecture
  • Phase X

Warren Butler

Solutions & Strategy, Workday Financial Management

A qualified Accountant with over 20 years experience working in the C-Suite of businesses with revenue ranging between £100M-£1.2BN; functions included Financial Governance and Control, Financial Planning & Analysis, Finance Transformation, Mergers & Acquisitions.

Ask me about

  • Financial product functionality
  • Financial product strategic value to the C-Suite
  • Financial control and in-country compliance

Kasia Maleszka

Senior Operations Manager in Customer Care

I lead Alight's Customer Care team in EMEA with 12 years of experience in enhancing the customer journey and a number of successful Workday go-lives for our clients.

Ask me about

  • Customer Care
  • Post go-live operations
  • Change management

Andrew Monshaw


I am responsible for NGA HR and integrating our company with Alight to create the most valuable offerings for our clients.

Ask me about

  • HR and payroll strategy
  • The latest trends in the global payroll space
  • Why payroll should matter to the C-suite

Anita Lettink

SVP Strategy & Alliances

My focus area is to understand the next big thing in HR and Payroll and what this means for our clients.

Ask me about

  • HR 2025
  • HR and payroll strategies
  • Hot topics such as Blockchain, AI and more

Danny Temming

Director Northern Europe

I am an expert in finding the right solution for my clients when it comes to their HR and payroll needs.

Ask me about

  • Your HR/payroll problems
  • Specific questions for the Dutch and Nordics markets
  • How we can help you with Workday integration

Jeff Williams

EVP, Global Professional Services

I lead Alight’s Workday deployment practice.

Ask me about

  • Alight
  • Workday deployment services
  • Business challenges

Luca Saracino

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

My passion is to understand what we can do for our customers to help them solve their HR and Payroll needs.

Ask me about

  • HR and payroll transformation
  • HR strategy and integration
  • Right Workday payroll solutions for your needs

Victor Gonzalez

Pre-Sales Manager

I am an expert in our Workday payroll solutions and understand the technical elements through and through.

Ask me about

  • Demoing our solution for you
  • System integration and the benefits it brings to our clients
  • Technical questions

Peder Nelson

Sales Executive, Cloud Deployment Services

Over 10 years of experience in the cloud journey within the Nordics. Trusted advisor to explore, deploy and stabilise HR and finance in the cloud.

Ask me about

  • Transformation to HCM and Financials in the Cloud
  • Typical obstacles in implementation projects
  • How to be ready for the implementation project

David Guazzarotto

VP Australia and NZ

Responsible for the Australian and New Zealand region for Alight.

Ask me about

  • Digital HR strategy
  • Workday user adoption
  • Driving global programs

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