About Us

About Us

Welcome to the website of the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA)

The WFPMA is a global network of professionals in people management, founded in 1976 to aid the development and improve the effectiveness of professional people management all over the world. Its members are predominantly the continental federations which are made up of more than 90 national human resource associations representing over 660,000 people management professionals.

The World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) is an organization representing more than 660,000 people management professionals in over 90 national personnel associations around the world.

WFPMA Vision

The WFPMA advocates the development and recognition of the HR profession across the world.

WFPMA Mission

WFPMA, with its member organizations, serves the public, organizations and communities worldwide by ensuring the relevance, reputation and value of the global HR profession.

WFPMA Strategic Goals

  1. Create value for member organizations, thereby improving in the quality and effectiveness of professional people management which contributes to organizational success
  2. Speak out as a voice for the global HR profession
  3. Promote the importance of the HR profession

Questions? Contact the Secretary General, managed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).