HR Director, Savills
Noel is HR Director for Savills (UK & Europe) and is charged with making Savills “the place to work in property”. He also champions diversity across the company through the “Changing the Face of Property” initiative. His immediate focus is on improving the future gender balance through a number of initiatives including talent and succession planning, coaching support, client events and an internal mentoring & networking group. As a qualified coach he has extensive experience of coaching women in senior roles.
Before joining Savills, Noel was Group HR Director at Azzurri Communications Ltd, a private equity backed business, from 2006, successfully integrating 15 different businesses and responsible for developing and implementing a co-ordinated HR strategy.
From 2000 to 2006, Noel worked for Mercer HR Consulting where he was Head of HR Operations for UK & Europe and latterly European HR Business Leader.
Prior to that Noel served in the Royal Air Force Regiment for 22 years and held a number of HR, operational and training roles culminating in the position of Global HR Manager.