Bridget Beattie

Group Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific Middle East

Bridget Beattie is Group Executive Vice President of the Asia Pacific Middle East region for Right Management, the global leader in talent and career management workforce solutions within ManpowerGroup. She is responsible for accelerating business growth and delivering talent management solutions that help employers align their workforce strategies with business goals. In addition, Beattie leads the Australia and New Zealand operations of Right Management as General Manager.

Beattie has an extensive background in senior management, consulting and the law gained over thirty years of experience. In 1994, she co-founded the leading New Zealand HR consultancy Greene Hanson which was purchased by ManpowerGroup in 2004.

Throughout her career, she has consulted with a range of private and public sector organizations that have faced significant change through mergers, acquisitions, re-structuring and startups. She provides comprehensive and pragmatic advice in all aspects of organizational performance, from high level strategy to detailed implementation. Beattie is recognized for her senior-level consultation and coaching for senior executives who are experiencing leadership challenges.  

Beattie has held leadership positions in the Finance, IT and Professional Services industries and has consulted in the Energy, Local Government and Finance sectors. She has led significant global projects and has a focused expertise particularly in Asia.

Beattie is qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor and has undertaken post graduate management study at the Kellogg School of Management in the United States. She is a regular commentator in The Australian, Indian and New Zealand business press, and speaks regularly on talent management topics. She also has a passion for the arts and has chaired not-for-profit arts organizations in Melbourne, Australia where she and her family reside.