In the inaugural year of the study, People First: Driving Growth in Emerging Megacities examines four vital and interrelated sets of needs — Human, Health, Money and Work — ranking 20 decision-making factors by importance to understand what motivates people to move or stay in a city and how to tailor programs and solutions that meet those needs based on data, analytics and insights. Emerging from the analysis of the research and the segmentation study are 10 essential outcomes comprising six key findings and four imperatives, enabling cities, businesses and people to succeed in untold, new ways, given this unprecedented opportunity.
Join us for a complimentary webinar as we share key insights and discuss how governments, municipalities, and organizations can learn from each other to leapfrog. The time is now to address the entirety of worker needs to attract, develop and keep the best talent - or risk getting left behind.
Using robust data and insights, this study provides actionable strategies businesses can use to attract, develop and keep the best and the brightest workers. With it, multinationals, municipalities and local companies can ensure their cities will continue to thrive — powered by what gives any place heart, soul and drive: people.
Career Leader, International, Mercer
Puneet is a Partner and the leader of Mercer’s Career Business for International markets which includes Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa. During his 19 years of consulting experience, he has provided advice to leading local and multinational organizations across more than 25 countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa.
Puneet has worked extensively in areas of talent management, rewards strategy design and benchmarking, variable pay design, broad-banding and job evaluation across industries. He has also advised organizations on HR audits, managing people issues in mergers and acquisitions, and compensation outsourcing.
Puneet is an experienced facilitator and instructional designer with a no. of years of experience delivering HR workshops and training to clients.
Prior to joining Mercer, he worked with another global consulting firm leading their broad based rewards practice for South East Asia. Puneet has also worked with ABN AMRO Bank in UAE where he was head of HR for ABN’s Consumer and Private Banking Business.
Strategy and Geographic Expansion Leader, International, Mercer
Pearly Siffel is the Strategy and Geographic Expansion Leader for Mercer’s International Region. She leads Mercer’s geographic footprint expansion efforts - entry to growth cities and countries. She also plays an instrumental role in executing the region’s inorganic growth agenda to achieve accretive revenue through M&A, partnerships and new ventures. Pearly has a distinguished career at Mercer, having served over 14 years in Central Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and now the Growth Markets Region. She is part of the Growth Markets Region’s Leadership Team.