Jo Harrison

Chief People Officer

Jo began her career in a Derby law firm. After taking her first HR role in the private sector, she gradually gained knowledge and experience in a variety of situations whilst positioned within a medium sized software development company. During this time she gained her Postgraduate Diploma in HR Management and became a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Following a number of redundancy processes and ultimately the closure of the software company, Jo assisted in the set-up of a new venture with the same board of directors. Jo’s next move was working at The de Ferrers Academy late in 2013, and a vast portfolio of experience has followed this move. Jo is a generalist HR practitioner covering all areas of HR.

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