Biography

Brian Levine is a Partner and co-leader of Mercer’s Workforce Strategy and Analytics practice and also a fellow of Mercer’s research arm, the Workforce Sciences Institute. Brian helps organizations assess their internal labor markets, the processes by which employees are rewarded and move through organizations. Brian has 20 years of consulting experience in strategy and measurement – working with company data to identify the drivers of workforce outcomes as well as significant links between human capital practices and business performance. He has led engagements in various sectors, including recent assignments in financial services, professional services, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, insurance, technology, transportation, retail, and higher education.

Brian has extensive consulting experience leading analytic assessments of diversity, pay equity, and compensation alignment. He led the team that developed Mercer’s proprietary pay equity software. Areas of expertise include labor economics and econometrics/statistics.

Brian frequently publishes in the professional press and is a popular speaker. He is a primary contributor of Mercer’s new “When Women Thrive, Businesses Thrive” research, contributed to The Conference Board’s inaugural Human Capital Analytics @ Work volume, and has authored articles on both pay equity (Workspan, January 2015) and the business risks associated with pay-for-performance (WorldatWork Journal, Q1 2011). Brian presents often at WorldatWork and National Industry Liaison Group annual meetings, on optimizing human capital investments and leveraging compliance efforts to achieve diversity objectives. He has served as adjunct professor at New York University and Baruch College.

Brian received a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics, all from Cornell University.

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