Spotify’s People Strategy

Recently I was recording a video for HR The Real Deal’s series of VODs (Videos On Demand), and Human Capital Europe, where the interviewer, Anne-Marie Andric, asked me about Spotify’s People Strategy.  It was great to be able to explain the strategy as a complete package. The work that the entire HR team at Spotify […]


Introducing SpotOn!, a Spotify HR podcast

Provoking and transforming the status quo can have serious and profound consequences, and we can all agree that challenging cultural norms is one of the most powerful yet tricky acts out there.  Along with this desire to challenge the norm for positive impact, over the last couple of years, I’ve also had the opportunity to […]


Every day is mental health day

2020 has undoubtedly been a year unlike any other – as the coronavirus pandemic has brought unparalleled stress and forced people around the world to adjust their lifestyles and routines, there has been a strong and growing spotlight on mental health. Yesterday, at Spotify, we acknowledged World Mental Health Day. We used the occasion to […]




Australian LGBTI Awards 2017

“This law is intended to combat discrimination and in other ways promote equal rights and opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability, sexual orientation or age.” That’s how the Swedish Discrimination Act begins. This law requires all workplaces in Sweden to work towards creating an inclusive work environment. […]




What gives diverse teams the edge?

The business benefits from diversity There’s a lot about diversity and it’s benefits in the news, and an ever increasing body of research which never fails to support the concept that diversity is a good thing for business. A 2015 McKinsey report of 366 public companies found those in the top quartile for diversity in management […]


Social at Spotify – what’s it all about?

Social at Spotify

HR: Social a.k.a. Employee Engagement I often get introduced to either new Spotifiers or those outside of Spotify as head of fun! It’s a very nice introduction and I do have (and encourage others to have) a lot of fun at work, but the job title/description is not exactly accurate! Me and my team have […]