Kirsty joined our Trust as HR Director in August 2017 and has worked in Human Resources in the Education sector for over 17 years.

Kirsty holds a CIPD L7 Postgraduate qualification in Human Resource Management and brings to our Trust a wealth of experience in implementing people related strategies, change management projects, employment legislation, recruitment and retention and many other areas of HR practice and expertise.

In her role as HR Director she determines, sets and then operationalises all of our HR strategies and policies, with the support of her strong regional and academy-based team. She leads our reporting to Trustees in relation to all HR matters via the Pay and People Performance Committee (PAPP) as well as leading our industrial relations at a national level, via our Joint National Consultative Committee (JNCC). Kirsty is also the lead professional in regard to senior-level HR casework as well as a source of professional advice in regard to HR matters for all our leaders.