An HR Director and professional management consultant, Alix is Managing Director of Twyford HR, a successful and well-recognised HR business serving over 180 clients in the SME, small corporate and third sectors. Trained by world leaders PwC, Alix is noted to have exceptional employment relations skills and has served for 15 years as an Employment Tribunals Member. Her commercial achievements include the development of the pioneering ‘HR on demand’ business model which leveraged Twyford HR into the market in 2012.
Alix is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, holder of an MSc in Human Resource Management and Employment law. She has significant experience of commercially focussed HR, and a track record of success in major brands such as Saga, Gullane Entertainment Plc, Office Depot, Guinness World Records, BP Chemicals and Inmarsat. Her third sector leadership and consulting roles include CFAB, Action for Blind People and MIND.
With both UK and international HR experience, Alix’s skills stretch across the entire HR spectrum: from redesigning HR functions, providing strategic HR direction and spearheading business transformation projects, to delivering a plethora of intricate and demanding employment related interventions, including embedding cultural change into the entirety of organizations’ people strategy and operations.
Her deep specialism is employment relations, with extensive experience of delivering solutions to vexing ER issues, effecting technically complex dismissals, negotiating changes in terms and conditions, resolving grievances and managing sensitive and high-risk disciplinary matters.
She has successfully coached a number of CEOs including that of a national financial regulatory body, supporting the disciplinary process necessary to address allegations of expenses fraud against one of the body’s Directors.
One of Alix’s degrees is in Egyptian Archaeology and when she’s not working, Alix can be found indulging her passion for ancient Egypt and British pre-history. A life-long German Shepherd owner, she is a volunteer emergency driver for UK German Shepherd Rescue.