A commercially focused and results driven HR Director, Jackie has considerable experience across a wide range of sectors at Board level. She is passionate about delivering business success through engaging people and is able to influence and build trusted relationships at all levels.
Jackie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has over 30 years’ generalist HR experience, gained across a variety of multi-site businesses. She has held a number of senior positions in corporate businesses within the financial services, technology and retail sectors.
For the last seven years, Jackie has worked as an independent People Director supporting a number of CEOs, Owner Managers, boards and senior leadership teams in a variety of SME businesses, including PE backed high growth businesses in the technology and insurance sectors,as well as in the healthcare, construction, events, professional services, charity and manufacturing sectors.
Jackie also has considerable experience of leading the people agenda for a number of businesses undertaking merger and acquisition activity, as well as experience of PE backed high growth businesses and start-ups, having led and managed a large number of change and transformation projects.
Jackie has a strong track record of delivering effective people strategies and solutions to improve business performance, particularly in the areas of talent acquisition and retention, employee engagement and management development.
She has a pragmatic approach and her ability to Influence at a senior level means she often becomes a trusted advisor to key stakeholders. She is also experienced at adapting HR strategies to meet the needs and challenges of different businesses in order to help them develop and grow.
What Others Say About Jackie
- I worked with Jackie in relation to the tender and implementaion of the companies auto-enrolment/ workplace pension project. Jackie acts in a professional manner at all times whilst paying attention to detail to ensure correct outcomes. She has been a pleasure to work with and I would have no hesitation in recommending her to others.” Mark Beddowes
- My managers were promoted for their technical expertise, but they can’t manage!
- How to manage people through a merger or acquisition Part 1: Planning for a merger or acquisition, Part 2: After the deal – restructuring, redundancies and holding on to key people, Part 3: Rebuilding your team after the event
- How do I maintain a great culture as the company grows?