Christine Parker is the Head of HR for Australia and New Zealand and a member of Capgemini’s Leadership team.
Her adventure with Capgemini began in 2010 and has crossed 5 countries and 7 roles. The highlights (so far) include 3 years in Chicago and 3 months in Mumbai. Her passion for diversity stems from her curiosity about people and she loves that Capgemini indulges her in both. Her professional dream to see Capgemini acknowledged as an employer of choice through equality in all its aspects is coming true. Capgemini was recently awarded “gold” status in its first time ever application for certification with AWEI. This year, they have also implemented a Gender Affirmation policy, allowing employees going through this process to have the support that they need in the workplace. With 2020 being “a year to remember that everyone wants to forget” and in additional support Capgemini has introduces a new providing more mental health resources and flexible ways of working that go beyond working from home.
Moving to Australia in 2004, Christine is a proud Kiwi who lives and breathes Rugby and is a one eyed All Black supporter. She is also grateful to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land she chooses to live in and the mana whenua of the land that holds her heart. She is a proud Ally and is honoured to be a part of an extended family that flies the rainbow in all its colours.
Fun fact: Christine is fluent in ASL (American Sign Language)