Interviews

Public service: Government of Jersey HR lead Mark Grimley on building community

The remit for the HR lead at the Government of Jersey extends beyond the average day-to-day, but Mark Grimley’s power to deliver change is any HRD’s pipedream, finds Beau Jackson.

How I got here: Salma De Graaff, Skyscanner

Salma De Graaff, VP of people at Skyscanner shares her tips for a varied and successful career in HR.

How I got here: Steve Rockey, Home Grown Hotels and Lime Wood Group

Steve Rockey, people director at Home Grown Hotels and Lime Wood Group, shares his tips for a successful career in HR.

Lessons from the C-suite: Brian Trollip, Dishoom

The managing director of Bombay-inspired restaurant group Dishoom offers his leadership tips and his view of HR at the top.

Lessons from the C-suite: Ian Wilson, DHL Express UK

The UK CEO of DHL Express UK offers his leadership tips and his view of HR at the top.

Building HR with a can-do attitude: Joe Dent, Princes

HR hadn’t always had a seat on Princes’ board but when COVID hit, all that changed. As a result, a business that was “difficult to love” has become an employer of the year, with HR at its heart, finds...

How I got here: Tony Elliott, Robertson Group

Tony Elliott, group HR director at construction engineering firm Robertson Group, shares his tips for a successful career in HR.

You can’t stop the beat: profile interview with Zoe Pacyna, REKOM UK

Despite nightclubs and the wider world of hospitality being one of the first business sectors to shut their doors when the coronavirus pandemic hit, Rekom UK’s Zoe Pacyna found it was far from a quiet...

CEO Q&A: HR must have “a human ear and a computer-like brain”

Mark Fox, CEO at motorway service station operator Roadchef, shared what it takes to lead a Best Companies ranked business.

How I got here: Philippa Bonay, Office for National Statistics

Philippa Bonay, director of people and business services, ONS, and HR director for the Government Analysis Function, shares her tips for a varied and successful career in HR.

How I got here: David Wilkinson, Premier Foods

David Wilkinson, group HR and communications director at Premier Foods gives his tips for a successful career in HR.

Future leader: Lauren Turner, senior HR advisor, British Library

HR magazine speaks to the future leaders of the industry to discover what makes them tick