We are delighted to announce the appointment of Donna Kennedy as our new Head of People.
Based in London, Donna will lead The Barton Partnership's global people and culture function, spearheading the integration of our people strategy with our overall business strategy. Donna will oversee critical areas such as talent acquisition, learning and development, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, and HR business partnering.
Donna is an accomplished and strategic Senior Executive HR professional with over 14 years of multi-sector experience and demonstrated expertise in leading HR functions, driving organisational effectiveness, and implementing strategic HR and organisation development initiatives. She has an impressive track record of successfully aligning HR and learning strategies with business objectives to maximise employee engagement, talent development, and overall performance.
Speaking on the appointment, Group Managing DirectorOliver Phoenixcommented, "Talent is at the core of our success, and I am delighted to welcome Donna to our leadership team. Her wealth of expertise will be instrumental as we continue to expand and evolve as a business whilst bolstering our commitment to nurturing a people-centric culture that remains aligned with our core values."
'What attracted me to The Barton Partnership was its leadership team's professionalism and clear commitment to sustainability, diversity and inclusion, as evidenced by its B-Corp™ status", added Donna Kennedy. "As an HR and learning professional, I am passionate about building high-performing inclusive cultures where difference is celebrated and everyone is able to achieve their potential, no matter their background or personal circumstance. I look forward to working with the team to continue to build a world-class and award-winning employee experience that delivers service excellence for our clients."