Deirdre joined David Allen in November 2016 as a HR Specialist. After obtaining a BA in Business Studies and an MBA she went on to gain a vast amount of expertise in HR management before taking up the position at David Allen.
In her varied role Deidre works internally to ensure all of our internal systems and processes are working efficiently and effectively. She is responsible for all personnel matters and looking after the welfare of all our staff, maintaining and delivering training and development programmes.
Deirdre lived in Spain for seven years before returning to the UK in 2010. She has two children and six grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys reading, knitting, cooking and walking with her new Cocker Spaniel Charlie.
Deirdre was also appointed as a member of the Local Government Pensions Board and as a result volunteers for the Cumbria Local Government Pensions Board and is also Branch Secretary for the Cumbria Branch Committee of the CIPD.