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Gillian Banham is a consummate HR professional with 25 years’ experience within retail, manufacturing and a charitable trust. She is passionate about the challenges of delivering business success through highly motivated and engaged teams with the confidence to achieve extraordinary results. Working at a strategic level with executive boards and operational directors across the world, Gill is also adaptable when it comes to taking a more hands on and balanced approach to solving people issues. She has extensive experience in managing change, organisational restructuring and development, employee engagement, coaching and performance management, with specific experience at one of the UK’s leading automotive groups across 74 sites.
Pragmatic and approachable Gill seeks to provide exceptional customer service with clear people strategies and solutions to achieve commercial objectives and business profitably. Gill’s preferred approach is to understand the issues and work closely with the clients to meet their needs by gaining commitment, influencing change and achieving employee engagement.
Gill has an MSc in Human Resource Management from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and a Diploma in Training Management from Wolverhampton University. She is also a licensed practitioner for SHL, 16PF and MBTI products.
Living in Long Melford Gill enjoys tranquillity of village life and has just started voluntary work with the Jubilee Sailing Trust a charity providing “Tall Ships” sailing adventures for people with disabilities.