Simon Lane, Managing Director of China HR Pty Ltd



Simon Lane has held senior Human Resources executive roles in Blue Chip Australian Companies Commonwealth Bank, TNT, Coles Myer Department Stores Group, AWA, Mitsubishi Electric, Australian Airlines, and the State Rail Authority of NSW. He is the author of the CCH HR Master Guide - Outsourcing HR (2002-2013) and HR Consulting (2009-2013).

Simon has worked for over 35 years in the field of human resource management, and over 15 years as Managing Director and Executive Consultant in a range of HR-Based organisations. He established Australia’s first full HR Outsource provider. He has consulted to local, State and Federal Government bodies over the last 10 years. Simon also is a Director of 5 other organisations in Australia, the UK and the USA.

Simon has a Master of Commerce (Major in Workplace Relations), a Post Graduate Diploma in Employment Law, Diplomas in both human resources, and occupational health and safety. He is a member of the American Society of Training and Development, American HR Planning Society, Society for Human Resource Management (UK), Australian Institute of Training and Development, Australian Institute of Management, American Society of Human Resources, NSW Industrial Relations Institute, International Coach Federation and is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute. He is a member of the Advisory Council to the World HRD Congress.

Simon’s hands-on approach to supporting SMEs in establishing and growing their business has been significant in their success. His understanding of compliance, competition and productivity in small business has allowed many organisations to develop quickly, safely and profitably. His work for Corporate Australia as well as his Senior Consulting roles have given him a strong understanding of International business, in particular Asia and the USA.

Simon’s appointment as Managing Director of China HR demonstrates China HR’s strong intentions to provide high quality skills and ability to its clients.