We are a fundamentally different boutique HR consultancy specialising in HR transformation, HR tech advisory and HR change/adoption support for all organisations. We work with HR teams to ensure their transformation projects meet business objectives, which includes reviewing target operating model, ensuring HR shared services functions are optimised, supporting payroll transformations, strategic workforce planning, etc. In addition we also support HR teams with their tech roadmap, vendor selection to ensure any HR tech embedded within their business is fit for purpose. We pride ourselves on being a tech agnostic consultancy which ensures we deliver the best support to clients.



Starting life in 2014, LACE Partners was founded by Aaron Alburey and Cathy Acratopulo, who wanted to create a business that could provide a full-service consultancy for HR professionals. Having experienced life in large consultancy firm, Aaron and Cathy recognised that the function of HR transformation services needed a new approach to the delivery.

LACE Partners has evolved into an award winning, thriving business with an impressive track record of successful projects over a wide range of industries. This is possible by a wealth of experienced practitioners across the HR transformation, adoption and technology areas.

We are a business that prides itself on the ability to build long term relationships not only with our clients and our delivery partners, but also with our network of LACE employees and associates, who we affectionately refer to as ‘LACErs’. Here at LACE, we know that the success of our business is predicated on the relationships that we have with our people (both internally and externally) and so we hold some core

Values very close to us:

  • We’re passionate. We are energised by working with people who share our passions and values for solving HR, people and change challenges
  • We always act with care. We take pride in the work we deliver for all stakeholders and want to succeed in the right way and with the right approach to our work
  • We’re innovative. We believe in being at the forefront of future thinking and ideas, including technology that empowers people, supported by research and partnerships with like-minded companies.

We have a powerful team of experienced HR consultants, across a variety of industries, who can help to manage and deliver your HR transformation plans. Our deeply skilled digital HR technology practitioners have experience across the transformation life cycle and can help to maximise your ROI regardless of where you currently are in your journey.We are experts at understanding the change impact resulting from HR managing transformation to deliver long term behaviour change.


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