Kerry was recruited to VSA in 2014, having long been impressed by the organisation’s positive focus on empowering people. She heads up the People and Capability team which is focused on human resources management across the organisation, recruitment of volunteers for VSA’s international development assignments, and safety and security of staff and volunteers.
She has wide HR generalist knowledge and specialist expertise in employee relations developed over many years of work experience in strategic, advisory and operational HR roles within both commercial companies and the public service.
Kerry’s previous employment includes:
- General Manager People & Culture, Co-operative Bank
- General Manager Human Resources & People Development, PSIS Ltd
- Manager Human Resources, MoRST
- Senior Adviser – CE Appointments, State Services Commission
Kerry has a BA in Psychology & Sociology; a Certificate in Industrial Relations, and various post-graduate papers in Dispute Resolution and Strategic HRM. She also studied Strategic HRM at London Business School (UK), and Melbourne Business School (Australia).