Philippa Hird - Non-Executive Director

Philippa is an independent director with a particular interest in people strategy, recruitment, remuneration, governance and the delivery of complex change.

She is currently Chair of the NHS Pay Review Body, and Deputy Chair of AQA. Philppa is a Non-Executive Director of Ordnance Survey, the Remuneration Consultants Group and of City University. She is the independent member of the Remuneration Committee of the General Dental Council and a member of the Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for Cambridgeshire.

As Group Human Resources Director of ITV Plc until 2009, Philippa led the consolidation of the regional ITV companies. Prior to that she held general management and then HR roles in Granada Group Plc. She began her career in marketing with ICI and has an MA in politics, philosophy and economics from The Queen's College Oxford.

Philippa has been a Non-Executive Director of HMRC, a Board member of Opportunity Now and of Creative Skillset and Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). She is a Companion of the CIPD and a fellow of the RSA.

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