Robert Potter, group HR director, Hays

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Robert Potter
Robert Potter, group HR director, Hays

I worked with Robert when he was Head of HR at JLT. I headed up a TUPE project for him ( HSBC Employee benefits to JLT). He is a brilliant leader- very hand-on, focused, driven and he gets the best ...


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Robert Potter is group HR director and executive board member at recruitment service Hays. In 2015 he launched The Guild of HR Professionals in order to raise standards in HR.

Robert Potter has more than 20 years’ experience of working in HR, including for insurance and employment consultancy Jardine Lloyd Thompson, and Société Générale Corporate and Investment Banking as global head of HR.

He is former chairman of the City HR Association and has also been the chairman of the HR advisory board to the Lord Mayor’s City Values Forum.

Potter divides his time between London, where he works and Paris where he lives with his family. Robert has an MBA from Durham University and has a BA in Combined Sociology and Psychology.

Recommended reading

Guild of HR professionals

http://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/hr/features/1153116/gu...

What can HR do to change banking culture and rebuild trust

http://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/hr/feature/1076401/wha...

Social media

@HaysGroupHRD

Careers website

https://www.hays-careers.com

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I worked with Robert when he was Head of HR at JLT. I headed up a TUPE project for him ( HSBC Employee benefits to JLT). He is a brilliant leader- very hand-on, focused, driven and he gets the best out of people. You will never feel micro managed under him.


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I worked with Robert when he was Head of HR at JLT. I headed up a TUPE project for him ( HSBC Employee benefits to JLT). He is a brilliant leader- very hand-on, focused, driven and he gets the best out of people. You will never feel micro managed under him.


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