A seasoned, commercially focused HR Director, with UK, International and Global experience gained within a variety of different business sectors (FMCG, retail, leisure, hospitality, travel and financial services) and in a variety of differing sized businesses from blue chip plcs to SMEs.
Has a proven track record of developing both business and people strategies and delivering commercial solutions to business problems. Has extensive experience of setting up an HR function from scratch or shaking up an existing one to improve performance and creating alignment to strategic objectives.
In depth experience of start ups, acquisitions/disposals, downsizing, restructures and helping to drive business improvement through people. This included driving cultural and behavioural change in order to improve the customer experience and ensure it is aligned with the brand promise and values.