Specialising in leadership and management development including managing successfully at a distance, managing change, design and implementation of effective people management strategies, structures, systems and working practices.
Previously International HR Manager at Oxfam, interim Regional HR Manager, Europe, BP Lubricants Supply Chain, operational HR lead at Gateshead and South Shields Health Authority.
Led Oxfam’s flagship Global Managers’ Development Programme for over 200 managers to embed a recognisable management culture and competence worldwide.
Partnered a civil service department to develop an intervention to rebuild individual and team motivation after major restructuring and change and support the development of a new, geographically dispersed middle management team.
Designed and provided implementation support for a renewed employment proposition for an international organisation to deliver improved recruitment and retention and organisational effectiveness of a diverse multicultural workforce. Involved renewal and redesign of the total reward approach (including performance management system) and alignment with organisational culture and strategic objectives.
Holds an honours degree in history, a post graduate diploma in HR Management, is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and ILM accredited work place mediator.