Appointed: 2017 | Nationality: British
Geoff joined Meggitt from Serco in September 2017 as Group Director, Human Resources.
Prior to joining Serco, Geoff spent 14 years at Nortel in a number of HR roles, including five years as Vice President, Human Resources EMEA. Here, he led the deployment of a talent segmentation process, implemented a new organisation structure, and worked closely with the President to build the strategy that successfully stabilised a decline in mature markets while opening up new territories such as Russia, Turkey and the Middle East.
After Nortel, Geoff was Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Airbus Industries, with global responsibility for all aspects of HR. He reported directly to the CEO and was a member of the executive team.
Geoff joined Serco in 2008 as Group HR Director and a member of the Executive Committee. His key contributions to Serco include leading the company’s first global, integrated people strategy; the implementation of a talent management process; and the development and roll-out of a global employee engagement strategy.
He was a Non-Executive Director of Fairsail, a leading cloud based HR system which was successfully sold to Sage and has become Sage People, and was also Chairman of Engage for Success, the UK Government sponsored body focussed on employee engagement.
Geoff brings to Meggitt an extensive HR background and a particular depth of experience in employee engagement and leading change. He has lived and worked in the UK, USA and France and is a Freeman of the City of London.
- MSc Human Resource Management, University of Aston
- Worked with Harvard Business School and Said Business School, Oxford to create senior leadership programmes.