Janet Rubin MBE


Janet Catherine Rubin has undertaken many roles as an Interim/HR Director, having previously held roles at organisations such as B&Q PLC, WH Smith PLC and Littlewoods Organisation PLC. She is currently an Executive Coach with Praesta Partners who are global leaders in this field.

She runs her own human resource consultancy company and has sought to bring fresh ideas to clients such as the Hays Group, the Association of British Insurers, Abbey National, Coutts/NatWest, Harrods, Anglian Water, the DTI, the Home Office and the former Lord Chancellor’s Department. Recent employment has included senior HR positions in a commercial, science based company as well as public sector, legal and health related organisations. Her Interim Director and consultancy roles have included placements at City & Hackney Teaching PCT, the John Radcliffe hospital, Oxfordshire, Bristol Community Health and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the Nursing and Midwifery Council as well as a number of businesses outside of the health sector.

Janet’s non-executive work has included being on the Board of SHL plc and membership of the Senior Salaries Review Body, the Diplomatic Service Appeal Board and the Rail Passenger Council. She has been an Independent Assessor for the Office of the Commissioner of Public Appointments. She has also been a Commissioner at the Equal Opportunities Commission and a Vice President for Equal Opportunities for the CIPD, where she acquired Companion status. She is currently an independent board member at the Competition Appeals Tribunal.

Janet is married with one daughter.

Appointed: January 2012
Term ends: March 2015

Remunerated Interests

Principal, Janet Rubin HRC Chair, Janet Rubin HRC Ltd February, 2013 onwards – NHSPRB

Unremunerated Interests

Committee Member, KidsOut Charity, Public Member Network Rail.

Registered Shareholdings


Ownership of Land and Property

House in London House in Norfolk Flat in Oxford

Party Political Activity


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Date of Registration

29 February 2012