HR Most Influential Practitioners

1Sandy Begbie
Chief people officerStandard Life
2Valerie Hughes D’Aeth

Director of HR
3Jacky SimmondsGroup people directorEasyJet
4Louise SmalleyGroup HR directorWhitbread
5Neil Morrison
Director, strategy, culture and innovation
Penguin Random House
6Gillian Quinton
Managing director (Business Enterprise and Shared Services)
Buckinghamshire County Council
7Ann Pickering
HR director
Telefónica UK
8Eugenio Pirri
VP people and organisational development
The Dorchester Collection
9Althea Loderick
Strategic director for resourcesBrent Council
10Andrew DodmanDirector of HRUniversity of Sheffield
11Natalie Bickford
Group HR directorMerlin Entertainments Group
12Julie Welch
HR directorBunzl
13Siobhan SheridanDirector of HRNSPCC
14Jennifer Duvalier
Chief people officerArm Holdings
15Lynn MinellaGroup HR directorBAE Systems
16Kathryn AustinChief people and marketing officerPizza Hut Restaurants
17Annette KelleherGroup HR directorJohnson Matthey
18Stephen Dando
Operating partner
Bain Capital
19Jabbar Sardar
HR director, television
20Claire Thomas
Senior VP HR
21Tracy Clarke
Regional CEO, Europe and AmericasStandard Chartered Bank
22Simon LinaresHR directorDirect Line Group
23Andy DoyleChief HR officerWorldPay
24Toby Peyton-Jones
Director of HR
Siemens UK & North West Europe
25Andrew Newall
Group HR director
Imperial Tobacco
26Geoff Tranfield
Group HR director
27Ronald SchellekensGroup HR directorVodafone Group
28Kate Guthrie
Group HR directorClydesdale and Yorkshire Bank
29Sandra CampopianoChief people officerSage Group
30Danny HarmerChief people officerMetroBank
31John StewartHR directorSSE
32Diana BreezeGroup HR directorLand Securities
33Tony GeorgeExecutive VP HRIntertek Group
34Deborah Baker
Director for people
35Alison WilcoxGroup HR directorBT Group
36David OsbornGroup HR directorITV
37Tim JonesGroup head of HRLondon Stock Exchange
38Neil FoulgerManaging director HRLiberty Global
39Helen MurleyGlobal HR directorBritish Council
40Helen WebbHR director foodThe Co-operative Group