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Jo Davis

Group HR Director for Mitie

Jo Davis is the Group HR Director for Mitie – the UK’s leading facilities management business, employing 52,500 people in the UK and Ireland. They work in partnership with organisations to provide a wide range of services – from real estate and energy consultancy, compliance, risk assessment and security systems to cleaning, catering and environmental services.

Jo Davis joined Mitie 18 months ago as a key member of their new Executive Leadership team. They had the single aim of turning the business around. 18 months later, a solid set of financial results behind them, a 12% increase in employee engagement and recognised as a Top Employer, they’re transforming the troubled sector.

Prior to joining Mitie, Jo was Group HR Director of Itsu, where she led her team to win the ‘HR and L&D team of the year’ award and was also the overall winner of the CIPD People Management Awards 2017. She has also held a number of senior HR positions with Sainsbury’s, both in the UK and in China, Santander, Accenture and Arcadia. She chairs the Social Value Committee, is a Director of the Mitie Foundation and is a regular blogger, presenter and thought leader in both HR and FM.

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