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Helen Herd - Interim Director of HR

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Helen Herd, Interim Head of Human Resources at HIE

Helen Herd

Throughout her professional career spanning over 30 years, Helen has worked in the field of Human Resources and Organisational Development. Helen is currently Interim Director of HR and a member of the HIE Leadership Team responsible for all aspects of HIE’s human resource management function including resourcing, leadership, learning and development.

Helen is a Fellow of the CIPD and has worked for HIE since 2002. Prior to joining HIE, she worked in a variety of senior HR roles within the NHS. Most recently she was responsible for the HR function for a division of NHS Grampian.

Some key areas of work have been the introduction of a leadership programme to enhance leadership capability; ensuring health and well-being is an integral part of HIE’s culture; supporting staff and working with key stakeholders to ensure that organisational change takes account of skill requirements, behaviour change, staff involvement, engagement and communication. The strengths of HIE’s corporate culture is evidenced by a committed workforce, passionate about making a difference. HIE has twice featured in the Sunday Times Best companies listing and has been recognised as a top employer for working families, carers and for developing the young workforce. Most recently HIE was recognised as Best Public Sector Employer in the Working Families UK Best Practice Awards.


Tel: +44 (0)1463 383 134



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