Roberto Figus

Managing Director

As Kharalis’ founder and Managing Director, Roberto is responsible for defining the company’s strategy as well as growing the company’s operations. He leads the consulting team and in this role he enjoys meeting HR leaders from all industry sectors to help them clarify their strategies, choose the right technologies, define their deployment plans, and review their post-implementation adoption results to ensure their devised strategy is delivered successfully.


With almost 20 years’ experience in diverse industries such as e-learning development, new media and Internet, software development, and talent management, Roberto has spent the last 11 years managing the deployment of Talent Management suites, specialising in Learning and Performance business cases and working with companies such as Ford, Legal and General, Bupa, KLM, and Barclays. Most recently, he held the position of HRIS Global Learning Management Systems (GLMS) Manager at BP. There he supported the vendor selection process as Subject Matter Expert before becoming the group owner for the new LMS, leading the functional team to manage the operational deployment of functional GLMS activities, while providing support for BaU and issue management, as well as managing the relationship with the chosen vendor.


Roberto holds an MBA in strategy and entrepreneurship from Cass Business School. When he’s not busy travelling the world to meet with Kharalis’ clients, he loves spending time with his Australian wife and English son, talking about (and eating) food, and making music in his newly converted loft.