Zoe Stephens

Group Human Resources Director

Zoe leads the development and delivery of the Group Human Resources Strategy.  Her prime focus is on business transformation and change management whilst delivering a motivating and rewarding employee experience. She leads the employer of choice agenda and has successfully supported the business to achieve Investors in People Gold award since 2016. 

Zoe is particularly interested in creating a people agenda which truly supports the ambitions of the business, including organisation design and development as well as reward and recognition strategies that drive motivation and engagement. She has delivered business-wide HR transformation to empower leaders, establish efficient ways of working and provide leaders with meaningful data to support decision making. Alongside this Zoe has focussed on developing the company culture, enhancing the very best of our heritage and driving the values and behaviours that define Blatchford as we for the future. 

In addition to HR, Zoe also leads the Group HS&E and Information Security functions. As well as holding the role of Blatchford DPO. 

Zoe has delivered HR strategies in major businesses including Rank, Johnson Controls and Amey; where she ran an acclaimed employee engagement programme and led an award-winning HR change programme.