Gowling WLG is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Hill as the head of its knowledge management team.
Widely respected in his field, Edward brings more than 20 years' experience in devising and delivering knowledge management systems for businesses in a wide range of sectors.
Prior to joining the firm, he was head of knowledge management at US software company Teradata Corporation following five years as a knowledge management director at Ernst & Young. Edward has also worked at multinational law firm Baker & McKenzie.
Edward's role at Gowling WLG will involve designing and delivering a knowledge management offering that aligns with the business' strategy, while leading the knowledge management team.
Michael Luckman, Gowling Board member responsible for knowledge management, said: "Knowledge management is essential to the high quality service we provide to our clients - either through standalone clients services or ensuring our advisers can anticipate issues and provide the most up to date and relevant advice. Edward's appointment as Head of Knowledge Management demonstrates our commitment to this vital service."
Chris Oglethorpe, Gowling WLG's Human Resources Director, said: "Edward brings a wealth of experience to this role, which will prove invaluable as we develop and define the firm's knowledge management strategy over the next 12 months. He joins Gowling WLG at an exciting time for the firm and it's fantastic to have him on board."
On his appointment to the firm, Edward said: "With its recent Commonwealth Games win, the spotlight really is on Gowling WLG and I'm pleased to be joining at such a pivotal point for the firm. I'm looking forward to working with the business' knowledge management team to help devise the business' new strategy as it continues to expand."