Jac Gardner

Jac Gardner
Date: 26th Jan 2021
Content Type: Trustees


Jac is an experienced HR Director with a career path in HR leadership roles within the passenger transport and aerospace manufacturing and assembly sectors. She has a strong track record of developing HR strategy and implementing change within large organisations.  Her experience spans across talent, reward, engagement, organisational development, policy and employee relations.

Jac is currently HR Director at the Arriva Group, a post she has held for 10 years. Prior to this, Jac enjoyed a successful 15-year career with Rolls-Royce where she joined as a graduate trainee and progressed through a number of HR leadership roles.

Currently serving her second term as a Member of the Board of Trustees for NEA, Jac is chair of the People and Culture Committee.

Having spent time moving around the UK in her earlier career, Jac returned to her native north east to raise her family and now spends many a weekend supporting her three children in their numerous football teams.