Lead HR Consultant, Bay of Plenty
Lou joined the HR Connect team in 2014 to provide HR services to the Bay of Plenty region. Lou has over 18 years experience in a broad variety of HR roles and industries, and having been self employed as a consultant for the previous 9 years, she is adept at fitting into different teams and ensuring her advice is practical and delivers for the organisation.
Lou's strengths include HR strategy and subsequent action planning, development of policies and procedures, project management of HR initiatives, outplacement support and recruitment for roles from entry level through to senior management.
Since gaining her MSc (Organisational Psychology) from Otago University, Lou has spent many years involved in primary industry, specifically dairy and meat, but also engineering, electricity and veterinary sectors. Lou enjoys working with SMEs where she finds HR has a greater impact and makes a positive contribution to the business.
Lou approaches her work with absolute commitment and as an outgoing person enjoys working with different people and organisations.