Robert Potter, group HR director, Hays


Robert Potter is group HR director and executive board member at recruitment service Hays. In 2015 he launched The Guild of HR Professionals in order to raise standards in HR.

Robert Potter has more than 20 years’ experience of working in HR, including for insurance and employment consultancy Jardine Lloyd Thompson, and Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking as global head of HR.

He is former chairman of the City HR Association and has also been the chairman of the HR advisory board to the Lord Mayor’s City Values Forum.

Potter divides his time between London, where he works and Paris where he lives with his family. Robert has an MBA from Durham University and has a BA in Combined Sociology and Psychology.

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