World Federation of Personnel Management Associations

The WFPMA is a global network of professionals in people management. It was 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 70 national personnel associations representing over 400,000 people management professionals.


The WFPMA Board meet regularly, commission research projects, publish a quarterly online newsletter, 'WorldLink' and run an international congress every two years. The official languages of the WFPMA are English, French, German and Spanish.


Further details from the Secretariat, which is presently based at the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI).