Head of Human Resources

Gillian Smith

Gillian Smith

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Biography

Gillian Smith joined the Independent Living Fund as the Head of Human Resources in December 2010.

Gillian’s career has mainly been with the Civil Service, having joined the Department for Health and Social Security in 1980. Her previous roles include:

  • manager at artificial limb and appliance centres in Sheffield and Leeds
  • aide to the HR Director at the Benefits Agency
  • Head of Employee Relations at the Driving Standards Agency

Head of Human Resources

The Head of Human Resources is responsible for:

  • developing and leading the HR strategy within the Independent Living Fund, which includes employment policy, employee relations, learning and development and recruitment
  • ensuring that HR policies are legally compliant
  • providing professional HR guidance and support to trustees and senior management