Diversity and Talent Management Consultant
Lisa Jobson is a talent management specialist with an enthusiasm for supporting businesses in determining the focus and strategic importance of diversity in achieving business goals and gaining a competitive advantage. She’s led inclusive leadership training for Neon Underwriting and Cushman & Wakefield. Additionally, she’s designed and delivered unconscious bias for managers workshops for ABN Amro.
Lisa’s engaging and supportive style will leave participants feeling inspired to action their new-found diversity knowledge in their everyday work environments. Lisa’s overriding objective is to help businesses to continually move closer to an inclusive culture where all are welcome, all points of views are heard, and all contributions are valued. Her expertise encompasses the full employee life-cycle: from designing creative attraction strategies and recruitment processes, implementing personal and professional development programmes, to employee engagement and succession planning.
Lisa has more than twenty years of experience in the technology and finance recruitment sectors. She was previously a member of the UK & Ireland Professoinal Recruitment Board of Harvey Nash Plc. In 2008, Lisa became Harvey Nash’s first Director of Talent with the brief to design and implement a talent management strategy for Group businesses across the UK and Ireland. This work extended to advising and supporting external clients on aspects of their people management strategies, managing projects in outplacement, internships, attrition and psychometric evaluation.
More recently, Lisa managed the culture change programme ‘Inclusive @ Harvey Nash’, and was a member of the executive steering committee responsible for the company’s National Equality Standard accreditation process. Harvey Nash successfully achieved the accreditation in 2017 becoming the first UK recruitment company to do so.