Johannah Lynch
about 1 year ago by Johannah Lynch

​We are delighted to share the latest appointment of Nicola Oates as Chief People Officer. Based in London, Nicola will lead The Barton Partnership’s global people function, aligning our people strategy to our business strategy and driving talent acquisition, learning and development, DE&I initiatives and HR business partnering. 

Nikki brings more than 20 years of experience leading Talent and Development for global recruitment businesses. She has been instrumental in devising and leading successful L&D initiatives whilst developing highly effective recruitment leaders through transformational leadership programmes and coaching. 

Speaking on the appointment, Group Managing Director Oliver Phoenix commented, “Talent is a central pillar to our success, and I am thrilled to have Nikki on board as we enter our next stage of growth. She will be a crucial asset to the Senior Leadership team as we continue to grow and develop as a business, whilst ensuring we remain a people-centric culture that authentically aligns with our values.” 

“I’m delighted to be joining The Barton Partnership, an award-winning organisation that puts its people at the heart of its strategy,” says Nikki. “I see great potential in working with an accomplished Senior Leadership team and providing expertise to attract and develop exceptional recruitment professionals.”