HRMI 2022: Baljinder Kang, executive director of corporate resources, Midland Heart 

Baljinder Kang joined Midland Heart in 2014 and has over 25 years of generalist people management experience gained across the private, NHS, charitable and not-for-profit sectors.  

In her time at Midland she has transformed the housing association’s HR function and gained responsibility for the full breadth of the corporate resources agenda including health and safety, facilities management, corporate affairs, technology and projects.  

She is a fellow of the CIPD and has been named one of HR magazine’s most influential HR practitioners in the not-for-profit sector for the past four consecutive years.  

In 2022 Kang was also named as one of the top 50 Employee Experience practitioners by the CIPD and led the team to winning the 2017 CIPD award for best reward initiative. 


Recommended reading: 

A higher level of performance for non-profits 

Watch on demand: How to build a successful employee experience programme 


Baljinder Kang ranked 15th on the list of HR Most Influential practitioners in 2022. 

Find the full list of HR Most Influential 2022 practitioners and thinkers here.