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Experienced leader with 20+ years experience in various areas of Human Resources and Organisational Development, currently transitioning into a second career in academia, through studying and conducting research towards a PhD in Organisational Behaviour. 

Research interests: moral reasoning and moral conflict at work - including climate change related; "Technologies of the self" (per Foucault); neoliberal ideology (critical perspectives); qualitative and non-traditional research methods


2022 - 2025

Southampton Business School

University of Southampton

2020 - 2022

Birkbeck, University of London

2003 - 2004

EM Strasbourg Business School, France

2000 - 2003

Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

PhD in Organisational Behaviour

Research topic: Experiences of moral reasoning, moral conflict and moral engagement related to climate change in the oil & gas industry

Master of Science in Organisational Psychology

Dissertation: Engineering pride – Experiences of moral conflict among Defence industry employees: a Foucauldian Discourse Analysis

Master’s Degree in HR Management

Bachelors Degree in Human Resources

Professional Membership


Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development 

Chartered Membership - MCIPD

Areas of Expertise

People strategy & planning

Talent Management

Culture & Engagement

Inclusion, Diversity & Belonging

Transformation & Change

Talent Acquisition

Translate business priorities into people strategy and activities; strategic partnership with business to build people plan and manage design, implementation and continuous improvement

Design, implementation and optimisation of talent management strategies, tools and processes, including talent identification, succession planning, talent development

Graduate programmes design and roll-out, aligned with strategic workforce requirements

Definition, roll-out, and embedding of organisational culture programmes such as Employee Value Proposition, Values, and Behaviours through engagement plans and events

Leadership of events and initiatives in support of developing an inclusive organisational culture; embedding of working practices to improve inclusion, diversity and belonging in various areas such as talent management and recruitment

Project Management and Leadership of people aspects of large transformation projects, organisational changes, policy and programme implementation, with empathetic change management and stakeholder engagement 

Design in partnership with third party specialists, implementation and optimisation of selection and assessment solutions, resourcing processes, and talent attraction campaigns

Role History

August 2018 - November 2019

BAE Systems, Portsmouth

Resourcing and Talent Manager

Provided leadership and subject matter expertise to the business on matters relating to Strategic Workforce Planning, including talent management & development, resourcing, performance management, and diversity & inclusion

July 2016 - August 2018

bp, Sunbury-on-Thames

HR Manager, Global Business Services

Strategic business partner to the Vice President of BP's Global Business Services (GBS) and its leadership, to define and deliver the organisation’s people strategy, covering globally dispersed teams totalling around 3,500 staff

March 2014 - July 2016

bp, Sunbury-on-Thames

HR Business Partner, Global Business Services

Partner with the senior leadership for BP’s Global Business Services (GBS) on the delivery of people strategy and priorities, in support of business objectives

December 2011 - March 2014

bp, Sunbury-on-Thames

International Mobility Client Services Manager

Client Services Manager responsible for the delivery of international mobility services to BP’s Downstream business and corporate functions for the UK and Europe region

August 2010 - November 2011

Unilever, Kingston-upon-Thames

Global Mobility Manager France, Italy, Nordics

Responsible for the management of the newly insourced global mobility programme in France, Italy, and the Nordics

September 2008 - August 2010

Ernst & Young, London

Manager, Human Capital

Europe Regional Lead on a global outsourced engagement providing International HR / mobility services to circa 1,600 assignees (leading FMCG company)

April 2007 - August 2008

The Royal Bank of Scotland, London

International Assignment Case Manager

Transformation of the RBS Global Mobility programme, transitioning from an outsourced into an in-house model, and management of an international assignee population

October 2006 - April 2007

PWC, Southampton

Case Manager, Global Mobility Services

Management of a global population of international assignees on behalf of a large banking group

March 2005 - January 2006

IBM, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Relocation Service Owner

Management of international assignments into Germany and Switzerland on behalf of a leading FMCG group

November 2019 - March 2022

BAE Systems, Portsmouth

Head of UK Graduate Programmes

Responsible for the design and overall governance of BAE Systems' UK undergraduate, graduate, and future talent programmes, leading their transformation to develop the next generation of talent for the organisation 

April 2022 - September 2022

Kubrick Group, London

HR Programme Manager (contract)

Leading HR projects in support of the growth of the organisation, including the implementation of a new competency model, and the development of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan 

September 2003 - September 2004

Flender, Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France

Human Resources Assistant

Apprenticeship in the HR team while completing Master’s degree in HR Management


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