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Haig R. Nalbantian

Sr. Partner

Haig R. Nalbantian is a Senior Partner at Mercer and a founder/leader of Mercer’s Workforce Sciences Institute. A labor /organizational economist, he has been instrumental in developing Mercer’s unique capability to measure the economic impact of human capital practices. In overthirty years of consulting, Haig has worked with many high-profile organizations to strengthen their use of evidence-based human capital management. In recognition of his work, he was named one of Consulting Magazine’s 2019 Top 25 Consultants for “Excellence in Client Service.”

Haig came to Mercer from National Economic Research Associates which he joined in 1989. Earlier, he was on the economics faculty at New York University and was a research scientist at its C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics. He is an internationally recognized and highly published expert in rewards strategy, incentive and compensation design, human capital measurement and management and their links to organizational performance.

Haig earned his BA in English and Economics at New York University and his graduate degrees in economics from Columbia University.