Charlotte Smith

Head of Talent and Development

​Charlotte joined The Barton Partnership in 2020 and heads up our Talent and Development function globally. Ensuring our people are aligned to our commercial strategies and keeping employee experience, culture, leadership and purpose at the forefront of our exciting growth opportunities.

Joining the business with extensive experience, founding her career as a successful contract biller in STEM for 7 years, migrating her managerial experience into operations and training in 2011. In that time Charlotte has worked with privately owned SME’s that have scaled internationally, to working with a large multinational, private equity backed enterprise that owned 17 firms across the globe. Diversity and inclusion, particularly women in recruitment, is a topic close to her heart, working closely with Thames Valley chambre of commerce in 2017 to drive grass root attraction for girls at university lead to her being awarded a Champion of Change nomination for these highly contested awards.

She is a proud mum to her son Jack and her French bulldog Bob whilst taking on any fitness challenge she can and if you ask her nicely, she bakes a mean banana bread.