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About Emma Yearwood
Emma Yearwood is HR director at Sodexo Engage, leading the people agenda to deliver a best in class employee experience for those within the business and creating experiences that make a real difference to people’s lives, both inside and outside the workplace. She has post graduate qualifications in both Strategic HR Management and Employment Law and is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD. She is also currently training as an executive coach as part of her drive to continually upskill.
Emma has spent nearly two decades in HR, undertaking various people roles across different industries, ranging from manufacturing to retail and even within the fintech market. In October 2017 Emma joined Sodexo Engage as head of people and has been with the business ever since, now holding the role of HR director.
At Sodexo Engage, she specialises in employee and consumer engagement, creating and delivering initiatives on the wide range of HR and business interconnecting topics that drive the company's people agenda. Emma’s focus is on developing Sodexo Engage’s organisational capability, enhancing the employee experience and enriching the overall culture.
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