London Region – Staff Developers Network
Group Representative Profiles
Learning and Organisational Development Manager
Caroline is currently employed at Regent’s University London. Previous to working at Regent’s Caroline held HR roles in further education, the NHS and the private sector. Caroline has over 20 years of experience in working all areas of HR including staff and organisational development, employee relations and recruitment.
Caroline has a level 7 qualification in Leadership and has recently achieved the Level 7 Certificate in Leadership Coaching and Mentoring. In addition she is qualified to undertake and analyse psychometric testing and is a HAY trained job evaluator. She is also CIPD qualified and holds chartered membership.
Caroline’s current role has responsibility for leadership development, staff engagement, performance management, organisational development and all aspects of staff development. Recent key projects have included the implementation of a revised Performance and Development Review process across all staff at the University incorporating a 9 box assessment framework and linked to recognition payments, the review of the academic promotions process for Principal and Senior Lecturers and developing the staff survey to ensure that this fits the needs of the organisation and its staff and delivers robust outcomes.
Caroline has experience on designing and delivering leadership and personal effectiveness training modules to all levels of staff and has experience in coaching and mentoring.
In addition Caroline remains part of the wider HR team getting involved when required in job evaluations and employee relations issues. Caroline attends the Joint Staff Consultative Committee.
Caroline is also a qualified and experienced assessor and internal verifier, has experience of successfully implementing Investors in People and experience of working with Ofsted requirements and inspections.
In her spare time Caroline enjoys following wakeboarding both in the UK and across the world. She is a keen traveller and enjoys visiting new countries. Her favourite TV series is Dexter and her favourite movies are the Jurassic Park series. She has three cats, but would really like a Dachshund.
Caroline can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org
Linked in https://uk.linkedin.com/in/caroline-bryant-mcipd-b7146a83
Head of Staff Learning and Development
Parul is the Head of Staff Learning and Development at Westminster leading and managing the Personal, Professional and Career Development portfolio for all staff. Working in the HE sector for over 20 years, Parul comes with a tremendous amount of professional experience and knowledge about how the University works and it’s processes, which is shared with all levels of staff and the HE community.
Parul is an accredited coach and mentor who offers coaching to individual line managers and staff at different levels. A licensed personal development trainer for Springboard, who has delivered over 10 springboard development programmes to unlock the potential of potential within each participant.
Parul has also got a vast amount of experience in designing and facilitating personal development programmes, facilitating action learning sets and mentoring those who want to show impact and results. She project leads the area of continuous improvements in Organisational Development for the university and was instrumental in the success of Corporate Services re-recognition in Investors in People (IIP) and the National Customer First Award, Athena Swan, RECM and HRERA. Parul has also successfully led and managed the Change Academy Project of Delivering the Westminster Experience and worked with all levels across the University. Her experience of these projects are shared through her work in personal development and coaching.
A qualified, professional coach, CIPD Chartered member, Institution of Leadership and Management (ILM) and Chartered Management Institute Manager. Member of the ODHE Network.