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Sophie Austin

Sophie Austin

People Director

07775 880 251

sophie.austin@peoplepuzzles.co.uk

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Sophie has over 20 years’ experience as a senior HR leader and HR Director within fast-paced, competitive and commercially focused industries including the P&O Group and Wincanton Logistics.

Summary

She has held a variety of leadership roles both as an HR generalist but also in a number of specialist areas including talent management; organisation design and development as well as culture and engagement. Sophie has worked comfortably and confidently with Board and Operational Executive teams providing coaching; facilitation; creating and delivering talent, performance management and engagement strategies with real commercial value through strong influencing, collaboration and engagement skills.

Sophie has also led numerous change programmes around organisation design; capability, and culture. She focusses on value and results through combining best practice HR with a commercial and pragmatic approach to deliver process efficiencies and cost savings.

Having worked with clients within a variety of sectors including logistics and supply chain; IT/technology; retail; construction; defense; FMCG and the public sector, Sophie is known for her integrity, energy, challenge and pragmatism – mixed with a good sense of humour, fun and creativity.

Recently gaining her Masters in Coaching & Behavioural Change from Henley Business School, Sophie is an experienced Executive Coach and Business Mentor, and is also a Fellow of the CIPD.

Lynn was tasked with a series of HR related tasks ranging from advice on legal compliance issues to strategic overviews and the implementation of a restructuring program. All have been successful, exceeding my expectations.

Stephen Clarke, CEO, Aegus Industries Ltd

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