Kerris has worked in HR for over 13 years. Kerris' love for HR started with a Business Studies A-Level, and she then completed both a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree in HR.
Kerris was delighted to start her HR career working for Vanderlande Industries. the global market leader for logistic process automation at airports. She helped embed the first UK HR structure for this Dutch company, and was personally responsible for recruitment and redundancies of engineers at Terminal 5, Heathrow Airport.
In Kerris' most recent in-house position at Morgan Advanced Materials, she was the first dedicated HR professional for a site with 40 employees. She introduced a ThinkSafe culture, recruited skilled engineers, initiated succession planning, and established an apprenticeship scheme.
Kerris also has experience of working within other industries including catering, retail and facility services.
Kerris loves to travel when time allows, having studied in Hong Kong and Australia, worked and travelled across America, and trekked around India’s Golden Triangle including visiting the Taj Mahal and camping alongside the Ganges River.
Kerris also enjoys working for charities on a pro bono basis.
Qualifications and Professional Membership:
Committee Member of the CIPD
Masters in Human Resource Management
BA (Hons) in Business Studies and HRM