Debora Edwards

Human Ressources Director

Debora joined Illuminet Business Solutions in February 2019 as HR Director. Her main expertise has been in advising clients on Organisation Design and Change Management.

As a seasoned HR professional, Debora has, over a 15 year period, held various senior HR roles within professional services, consulting and more recently within the Private banking arm of a large Retail Bank. Since 2008 Debora has been advising clients within the Retail and Private Banking sectors on organisation design and has led Change Management programmes where impacted employee groups have ranged from 90 employees to 5,000 employees (UK and Internationally).

Debora has managed internal and external teams; both contractors and consultants (Cap Gemini and Atos Consulting) to deliver activities for HR, Organisation Design, Change Management and Communications. Successes include:- Strategic recruitment for Cyber Security Operating model – hiring of 120 employees. Management of hiring process 100 Cyber professionals as part of onshoring a business. Following business acquisition Integrating people, HR Systems & Policies (inc Workday) of newly acquired business. Following a merger of two large Retail Banks, successfully led HR and communications team to implement a new operating model impacting 5,000 employees which was delivered over 6 phases.

We recognise that implementing a new operating model affects people, clients and services. At Illuminet Business Solutions we have developed a People Change Toolkit to support any business with Organisation Design and People Transformation which will ensure any programme is delivered effectively with minimal impact to your business.