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Joanna Ramsdale is a confident, energetic and commercially focused HR Generalist who has over 23 years of industry expertise. Joanna has been a Board Director in both PLC and SME businesses and has led business transformation programs which have resulted in positive commercial and people outcomes.
Joanna enjoys working in all types of environments and her experience has encompassed retail, hospitality, facilities management, engineering and manufacturing. Having run her own
company for a number of years, she understands the demands her clients face and has a remarkable empathy with Business Owners and Directors. Joanna is able to work seamlessly within client’s organizations and brings an inspiring solutions based approach to even the most complex of challenges. Proven to add value to the business as an astute strategic planner and leader of complex change, Joanna creates inspiring solutions, direction and focus.
Joanna also brings her skills as a Prince 2 Project Management Practitioner which ensures that delivery is based in sound methodology. Joanna understands what needs to be done to get the best out of people and her approach helps to build trust quickly to create a performance culture. She has extensive knowledge of effective talent management, training and developing individuals and teams at all levels of the business. Her sense of humour and passion to add value in everything she does means people warm to her and enjoy the energy she brings.
Joanna gained a BA from Birmingham University and an MBA specializing in HR from the Open University. She is also a member of CIPD. In her spare time she enjoys horse riding, rugby and swimming with her two children and is an avid fan of hot yoga!