HRMI 2022: Gemma Dale, lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University 

Gemma Dale is an experienced senior HR professional, chartered fellow of the CIPD, fellow of the HEA and a regular speaker and writer on a variety of HR topics including employee engagement, flexible and hybrid working and wellbeing.

She is a Keele University graduate twice over, holding a law degree and a master’s degree in Employment Law and Industrial Relations. 

Dale is the author of Flexible Working and How to Work Remotely, published by Kogan Page in 2020 and 2022, respectively. 

Dale is currently a lecturer in the Business School at Liverpool John Moores University where she teaches employment law, employability, and personal development skills. She is also a qualified coach and mediator. Prior to joining Liverpool John Moores, Dale held a range of senior HR roles in telecommunications and healthcare, as well as running her own business The Work Consultancy. 

Outside of work she is a qualified Personal Trainer and can usually be found in the gym. 


Recommended reading: 

Freedom of choice to prevail in post-COVID-19 work styles

Hybrid working – the big HR challenge

Homeworking – are we still loving it?


Gemma Dale ranked 11th on HR magazine’s list of HR Most Influential thinkers in 2022.  

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