HR Most Influential Practitioners

1 Siobhan Sheridan
Civilian human resources director Ministry of Defence
2 Althea Loderick
Strategic director for resources Brent Council
3 Valerie Hughes D'Aeth
Group HR director BBC
4 Louise Smalley
Group HR director Whitbread
5 Gillian Quinton
Executive director (resources) Buckinghamshire County Council
6 Ann Pickering
HR director Telefónica UK
7 Eugenio Pirri
Chief people and culture officerDorchester Collection
8 Jacky Simmonds
Group director, people Easyjet
9 Andrew Dodman
Chief operating officer University of Sheffield
10 Giovanni Giordano
Group HR director BAT
11 Caroline Nugent
Director of HR and OD oneSource
12 Karen Beavan
HR director River Island
13 Sandy Begbie
Global head of people & organisation integration Standard Life Aberdeen
14 Neil Morrison
HR director Severn Trent
15 Stephen Dando
Operating partner Bain Capital
16 Julie Welch
Group HR director Bunzl
17 Jabbar Sardar
HR director BBC Studios
18 Kathryn Austin
Chief people & marketing director Pizza Hut Restaurants
19 Rachel Brace
HR director Football Association
20 Pauline Prow
Chief people officer Monarch Airlines
21 Simon Linares
HR director Direct Line
22 Andy Doyle
Chief HR officer Worldpay
23 John Stewart
Director of HR SSE
24 Toby Peyton-Jones
HR director Siemens UK & North West Europe
25 Danny Harmer
Chief people officer Metro Bank
26 Kate Guthrie
Group HR director Clyesdale & Yorkshire Bank
27 Annette Kelleher
Chief HR officer Johnson Matthey
28 Geoff Tranfield
Group HR director IMI
29 Natalie Bickford
Group HR director Merlin Entertainments Group
30 Shokat Lal
Assistant chief executive Rotherham Council
31 Mandy Coalter
HR director United Learning
32 Deborah Baker
Group director for people Sky
33 Carol Kavanagh
Group HR director Travis Perkins
34 Rachel Stock
Group HR director Camelot
35 Alison Wilcox
Group HR director BT Group
36 Neil Foulger
Managing director, HR Liberty Global
37 John Greatrex
Group HR director Unipart
38 Rupert McNeil
Chief people officer Government
39 Sally Austin
Group HR director Costain
40 Monique Carter
Group HR director GKN