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Liz Allan

Liz Allan

People Director

07920 492 244

liz.allan@peoplepuzzles.co.uk

Liz is a highly strategic and commercially focused HR Director with over 25 years’ experience leading HR teams in the UK, Europe and Emerging Markets.

Summary

Working across a variety of sectors including science and technology, software services, education and healthcare as an HR Director for Danaher Corporation, AspenTech Inc. and Novartis, and most recently the Group HR Director for Cambridge Assessment.

With a proven track record of supporting Chief Execs and Board colleagues to find pragmatic, fit for purpose, best in class solutions and interventions to people related business opportunities and challenges.

She is passionate about HR and her skills include Talent Acquisition, Engaging HR teams, Reward & Benefits, Health & Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Mapping & Succession Planning as well as Performance Management, Leadership Development and HR IT systems.

Liz took time out in 2012 to be a Gamesmaker for the London Olympics where she supported the Namibian NOC. Liz has just completed 4 years as a Trustee of the University of Cambridge Primary School where she chaired their HR Sub-Committee. She was part of the Governing Body that founded the school and saw it achieve outstanding at its first Ofsted inspection in July 2018.

Liz studied at Newcastle and Leeds and has qualifications in Business, HR, coaching and psychometric assessment, and is a Fellow of the CIPD.

What Others Say About Liz

  • “I was extremely fortunate to have Liz to help me manage my team through an extremely difficult period which involved the majority of them losing their jobs. Her professionalism and integrity at that very difficult time helped inspire all of the team to perform in an extremely professional manner during the entire redundancy period. Liz made a very positive and lasting impression on me in a very short space of time.” Stewart Whiltshire

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