College Sponsor Governor
Gemma is a chartered member of the CIPD, the Professional body for HR and people development and currently works at Exeter College as Executive Director of People and Organisational Development.
After leaving university, Gemma began her career in Events Organisation and Marketing before taking the decision to pursue a career in Human Resources. She began studying for her Masters in Personnel and Development in 2006 before joining the NHS in 2007 where she worked in a variety of HR roles in Somerset before joining Exeter College in 2013.
She is passionate about the power of education in shaping young people’s lives and empowering them to fulfil their ambitions.
Outside of work, Gemma lives in North Devon and has two small children who keep her very busy and make her laugh constantly!