Sally-Anne Dudley is Senior Human Resources business partner on the NGET executive committee. She is responsible for leading the development of a people-focused strategy to attract and retain the talented individuals who are key to the success of the business.
Sally-Anne has gained considerable strategic and operational expertise in a successful career mainly UK-based, with experience of working in an international context including the US, Middle and Far East.
Her work has given her in-depth expertise in business partnering, with key experience in organisation design and development, business winning/bids, senior level facilitation and coaching, training and development, and employee engagement in a trades union environment.
Her contribution to the executive committee includes the ability to diagnose issues and develop creative and pragmatic solutions to deliver value-add to the business.
Among her roles before joining National Grid, she was Head of HR with a dual role as the people and organisation specialist on the international export bid management team; and the business partner to the senior vice-president and senior team of International Business Development for BAE Systems.
Her job as part of the bid team was “to interpret complex customer requirements, identify the people and organisation implications (including an understanding of the employment law in-country) and develop and cost HR solutions in an international context. As HR lead I was responsible for integrating and harmonising other HR inputs from across the business.”
Earlier, she was Training and Development manager for Pfizer Adams, where among achievements was developing a strategy to show the links between colleague development and improved business performance, work that resulted in Investors in People accreditation.
Sally-Anne holds a masters degree in Personnel Management and Development from the University of Central Lancashire and a post-graduate diploma from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).