Top Influencers: 7 UK Director of Human Resources’s To Follow in 2022

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Director of Human Resources play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Director of Human Resources role. We have selected these Director of Human Resources’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 Director of Human Resources’s. The list is in no particular order!

Nicola Bergstrom

Director of Human Resources @ Blue Prism

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Nicola Bergstrom brings over 10 years experience in Human Resources management, having held a number of HR roles across BAE Systems Group. Nicola has a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (CIPD) alongside a degree in Business Management and French from the University of Manchester. Learn more about Nicola Bergstrom on Crunchbase…

Blue Prism is an intelligent robotic process automation company that develops a digital workforce for enterprises. Read more aboutBlue Prism on Crunchbase…

Paul Turner

Director of human resources @ Princess Yachts International

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I am a Chartered FCIPD with an extensive knowledge of TUPE, acquisitions, organisational restructures, employee relations, TU negotiations, international assignments, recruitment, change management & talent management in industries including aviation, logistics and manufacturing. Specialties: TUPE, Employee Relations & Trade Union negotiations. Learn more about Paul Turner on Crunchbase…

Princess Yachts International plc designs and manufactures luxury yachts. Read more aboutPrincess Yachts International on Crunchbase…

Sara Mottus

Director of Human Resources @ Wynyard Group

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Sara joined Brady in June 2017 and leads HR for all of Brady PLC. She is of Swedish origin and has also spent time living and working in New Zealand before moving to the UK. She brings proven HR leadership experience gained within the B2B software space with global Jade Software Corporation and crime fighting software company Wynyard Group and security analytics business Cognevo. Sara brings strong experience in organisational design driving business performance through forward thinking talent acquisition and competence development strategies. Most recently she has developed her own HR consultancy for SMEs in growth mode when we were fortunate enough to attract her to lead our global HR function here at Brady. She is a well-rounded experience with a strong commercial understanding and is accustomed to partnering with leadership teams and delivering HR for comparable organisations with an international footprint. Learn more about Sara Mottus on Crunchbase…

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Dave Hockey

Deputy Director of Human Resources @ HSE – Health and Safety Executive

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Dave Hockey took up the role of HSE’s Deputy Director of Human Resources in February 2014. His responsibilities include all aspects of HR policy and service delivery in HSE. Dave is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has worked in a number of different HR roles in HSE over the last twelve years. Prior to this he had a career in internal audit and has also worked for the Office for National Statistics. Learn more about Dave Hockey on Crunchbase…

The Health and Safety Executive is a national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety, and illness. Read more aboutHSE – Health and Safety Executive on Crunchbase…

Lizzie McPhillips

Director of Human Resources @ Redwood Software

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Lizzie manages Human Resource Management strategies for Redwood. Plus, she’s an Executive Coach, Personality Profiler, NLP Master Practitioner and active member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Her mission is to coach and encourage positive employee engagement and drive programs that allow employees to thrive. Learn more about Lizzie McPhillips on Crunchbase…

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Louise Westphalen

Director of Human Resources @ DebRA

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DEBRA is the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). Read more aboutDebRA on Crunchbase…

Scott Turner

Director of Human Resources @ Avalon Document Services

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Scott Turner is the Director of Human Resources at Avalon. He joined the team in 2006 as a Document Specialist. Shortly thereafter, he was named the Director of Document Imaging, and has since held a variety of different positions that have helped him develop a diverse background in the Document Services industry. Scott has been the recipient of numerous company awards, including “The Avalon,” which is awarded by the leadership team of the same office to a team member that has demonstrated great growth, goes beyond the call of duty, and has been an exceptional team player over the course of that quarter; and “The D‑Man,” an award for production excellence that is passed from team member to team member. Since 2013, Scott has focused his attention on Human Resources as Avalon’s Director of Human Resources; he strategically provides the company with HR leadership through recruitment, employee relations, benefits, compliance, and team member development. Scott holds an A.A. in Business Administration from Cayuga Community College, and certificates in 2D and 3D Art and Animation from the Art Institute of Toronto. Learn more about Scott Turner on Crunchbase…

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