Jenny Simnett is an experienced Director and NED with significant success in transforming strategic focus, operational and people performance within diverse national and global organisations.
She brings a blend of commercial and strategic business development skills combined with organisation development and people strategy skills. She started her career at Reuters’ financial services in UK followed by overseas postings to Sweden, Denmark and Mexico (covering Mexico, Central America and Cuba).
Building on this early career in sales & marketing management, she has added an MBA, an MSc in Organisational Psychology, PRINCE2, Six Sigma, Change Management and IoD corporate governance qualifications. She has worked in consulting roles for Huthwaite International, the training organisation and home of SPIN selling; Cendant Mobility on international relocation; and Great Place to Work on employee engagement.
For the past 11 years, Jenny has been self-employed as an interim professional in transformation and change with expertise in HR and OD. She has worked for diverse organisations such as British Gas, London Pensions Fund Authority, London Underground, Luton Airport, Heathrow Airport, Surrey County Council and Great Place to Work Institute. She is also Vice Chair of Relate West Surrey and a trustee for Carer Support Elmbridge, as well as a past trustee and Director for NW Surrey Samaritans.
Jenny joined the Board of THCH in October 2017.
Committees: Nominations and Remuneration Committee (Chair).