Gemma has over 20+ years senior leadership and management experience in the HR, OD, L&D space gained through roles held within regional, national and international organisations.
As the Head of HR for the Imperial London Hotels Group, she leads a team of six delivering high quality HR, ER, and L&D services and support to c.1100 employees across nine sites in Central London.
Gemma is a highly experienced employee relations and employment law specialist who saw the benefit of mediation as an alternative to the more ‘traditional’ routes for conflict resolution. In 2014 through the OCN, she achieved the National Certificate in Mediation, joining the Professional Mediators Association as a qualified and accredited mediator.
She is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, is a Six Sigma Green Belt, a trained executive coach, a certified management consultant and a Master NLP practitioner. She was recently appointed as a Non-Executive Director for HR to the Shadow Board for the newly formed All Saints Academy Trust in North Essex, where she lives.