Top Influencers: 10 UK Human Resources Director’s To Follow in 2022

3 years ago

Human Resources Director play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Human Resources Director role. We have selected these Human Resources Director’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Human Resources Director’s. The list is in no particular order!

Jeanette Kehoe Perkinson

Human Resources Director @ Mayborn Group Ltd.

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Jeanette Kehoe-Perkinson, ‘JKP’ is Mayborn Group’s Global HR Director. A tommee tippee® mum herself, Jeanette says it was the company’s phenomenal potential and genuine desire for global growth that attracted her to Mayborn. Since joining Mayborn in 2012, JKP has developed a clear people strategy, designed to drive and support international growth. Its emphasis is on intelligent organisation design, global collaboration and career development – and making Mayborn a truly great place to work. Born and educated in Liverpool, England, Jeanette graduated from Loughborough University with a BSc (Hons) Social Psychology with Computing. A devoted working mum of two, she has lived and worked in the USA, UK, Europe, and Russia and is a passionate ambassador for human rights, diversity and social inclusion. Learn more about Jeanette Kehoe Perkinson on Crunchbase…

Mayborn Group Ltd. is a manufacturer and supplier of toddler feeding products. Read more aboutMayborn Group Ltd. on Crunchbase…

Valerie Scoular

Group Human Resources Director, Aegis Media, and Director of Dentsu Aegis Network @ Dentsu Aegis Network

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Valerie joined the company in January 2006, from Barclays Bank where she was Group HR Director. Valerie started her career with British Airways, where she held a number of senior HR and general management roles before being appointed as an Advisor to The New Deal Task Force in 1997. She has held a number of non-executive directorships during her career Learn more about Valerie Scoular on Crunchbase…

Dentsu Aegis Network is the first digitally native network that specializes in media, digital and creative communications services. Read more aboutDentsu Aegis Network on Crunchbase…

Vanessa Valian

Global Human Resources Director @ FutureBrand

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Vanessa is the Global HR Director for FutureBrand and also sits on the global management team of FutureBrand Worldwide. She is responsible for HR strategy, pro-actively shaping and evolving the corporate culture to meet the ever changing needs of the dynamic FutureBrand business. She brings a wealth of experience to the HR function having worked in the USA, Asia & Europe in small and large entrepreneurial environments. Most importantly, Vanessa strongly represents both FutureBrand’s culture and values. She has worked for a number of international brands over the years such as Levi Strauss & Co., StubHub, eBay Inc. & PayPal. Prior to joining FutureBrand, Vanessa managed all HR operations for 67 eBay entities in 20 countries. She is an Ohio University graduate with a degree in business. Vanessa has lived in 10 countries and travelled extensively around the globe. She loves the energy and diversity of London which she now considers home. Learn more about Vanessa Valian on Crunchbase…

FutureBrand seamlessly combines expertise in brand strategy, identity, digital, retail, environmental, product and service design. Read more aboutFutureBrand on Crunchbase…

Gayle Cornick

Human Resources Director @ The Walt Disney Company

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Read more aboutThe Walt Disney Company on Crunchbase…

Jill Shedden

Human Resources Director @ Centrica

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Jill joined British Gas plc as a graduate in 1988 and has since held a wide range of roles across the Group. Prior to her appointment as Group HR Director Jill was HR Director in British Gas Business, HR Director of British Gas Energy, a role that saw her determining and delivering the people agenda for 25,000 people in the UK, India and South Africa, and HR Director for Centrica Energy where she led the successful integration of Venture Production. Learn more about Jill Shedden on Crunchbase…

Centrica is a multinational energy and services company developing innovative solutions, offers, and products. Read more aboutCentrica on Crunchbase…

Simon Mounsey

Human Resources Director @ Agilisys

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Simon is responsible for HR and Resourcing across our company, including our partnerships. Since joining Agilisys in 2003 from major recruitment provider, Manpower, Simon has been responsible for implementing Agilisys’ Performance Management Framework and for the HR transition delivery of each of our Strategic Partnerships. Learn more about Simon Mounsey on Crunchbase…

Agilisys is an innovative IT and business software and services providers. Read more aboutAgilisys on Crunchbase…

Sharon Benson

Human Resources Director @ Sunrise Senior Living

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Gerry Skelton

Human Resources Director @ NATS

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Gerry has over 20 years’ experience as an HR practitioner across a range of industries within the UK and internationally. The industry sectors he has experience in include: rail freight, electronics, textiles, retailing, passenger transport and the gas, oil and petroleum sectors. Learn more about Gerry Skelton on Crunchbase…

NATS is the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services. Read more aboutNATS on Crunchbase…

Chloe Lewis

UKI Client Director at Alight Solutions, Alight Solutions is a leading cloud-based provider of integrated digital human capital and business solutions. Read more about Alight Solutions on Crunchbase..

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Ms. Chloe Lewis is a senior HR leader with 20 years’ experience in various roles leading different HR teams across three FTSE 100 organisations in the UK. With a real love and passion for leading commercial HR functions to deliver business strategy and organisational results, always focusing on the customer. Ms. Lewis has recently joined Alight Solutions to become the voice of the customer and is working with organisations across the UK to help them deliver their strategy, goals and HR digital transformation.

Alight Solutions is a leading cloud-based provider of integrated digital human capital and business solutions. Read more about Alight Solutions on Crunchbase..

Jo Brandl

Human Resources Director @ Immediate Media Co.

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Immediate Media Co. is a special interest content and platform company. Read more aboutImmediate Media Co. on Crunchbase…

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