Who We Are

Who We Are



career strategy assessment

The ideas and concepts behind the sparkChief methodology are based on extensive and significant work experience of senior HR consultants who have worked with clients from diverse industries in all regions of the globe.

Our deep knowledge and truly global mindset in optimising service and solution development as well as streamlining processes for hundreds of clients is the foundation of our methodology that is effective and efficient for all management levels of the modern organisation.

Our consultants have worked with leading companies across a wide range of HR specialisations covering all job levels, most notably within supply chain and logistics, healthcare, chemicals, telecommunications, fast-moving consumer goods, and financial services sectors.

In addition to our core team, we have a network of consultants who have extensive management experience across multiple regions, coupled with global perspectives and research into career management across a broad range of disciplines.

We have technical expertise in many key people management practice areas including career management, talent management strategy, change management, and workforce strategy gained from more than 25 years of global experience in many industries.


Career Management Consultant

Ali Kursun

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

Ali is a Managing Partner and Senior Advisor at sparkChief. He is a recognised leader in workforce strategy and transformation. With more than 20 years in the management consulting industry, he currently helps clients to make the most effective workforce decisions to grow their business. He works with clients to develop sustainable workforce transformation, strategic planning, talent strategy, career path framework, change management, rewards, and analytics solutions. Previously, he has held global business and consulting leadership positions at Mercer, DrGlobe.com (a healthcare start-up) and Corporate Resources Group (an international consulting firm). He is also the author of five books.

Leadership Development Consultant

Virginia McMorrow

Chief Editorial Advisor

Ginny is the chief editorial advisor at sparkChief. Ginny is an author of numerous business and miscellaneous-topic articles, novels, and plays. She has more than 30 years of experience in editorial content and publishing industry.

Career Development Consultant

Shahar Luttinger

Senior Content Strategist

Shahar is a content strategist at sparkChief. She has extensive experience in corporate communications and transforming content into meaningful and compelling solutions for clients. With her international experience through living, working and travelling worldwide, she has developed a unique passion for enabling business results through maximising the impact of content.

Change Management Consultant

Praveen Venugopal

Senior Data Scientist

Praveen is a senior data scientist at sparkChief. He has more than 15 years of experience in performing various statistical analysis and data manipulation. He has been instrumental in transforming raw data into easily understandable forms. His ample experience in analytics over multiple domains has made him successful with strategically significant projects with excellent client feedback.