Donna joined TPP in 2011 as Head of Client Relations, with over 20 years’ recruitment experience within the not- profit, public and private sector, dealing with permanent, temporary and contract roles as a Consultant and manager, before moving into her current role. Donna acts as an impartial point of contact within TPP to help clients get the most out of their relationships with TPP. Working across all teams, Donna is responsible for ensuring that clients receive the best possible service and value for money.
Donna has a passion for diversity and inclusion and enjoys working with clients to ensure they are supported and advised on their diversity and inclusion agenda, which often includes recruitment practices and processes. Donna is an active member of Inclusive Employers and has completed numerous webinars, seminars and workshops including unconscious bias, inclusive leadership, disability in recruitment and neurodiversity. A quote that resonates deeply with Donna is “Do the best you can, until you know better, then when you know better, do better”. Donna passed her CMI Level 6 qualification Leading Equality and Diversity and Managing Organisational Culture in 2021.
Donna has enjoyed volunteering for the East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance service and has truly loved her time helping out with the baby bird season, including hand rearing owls, a kingfisher, swifts and swallows before moving on to help out with baby hedgehog season.
Donna has three dogs Dora, Darcy and Tyson and lives East Sussex where most weekends are spent exploring the countryside with the dogs and indulging her husband’s love of BMX bikes, which involve trips along the coast. Donna also enjoys teaching herself knitting and most of the senior management team have been spoilt with handmade socks for Christmas! Donna is a regular supporter of Canine Concern, Dogs Trust, RSPCA, Cats Protection, Guide Dogs and Great Bulls of China.
Why did you join TPP?
TPP supported and recognised the importance of an inclusive culture in recruitment and the not for profit sector
Your greatest achievement?
I left school at 16 so passing my CMI level 6 qualification and being able to use my dyslexic thinking in my role
I collect Rocking Horses
Favourite film or book?
The Green Mile
Tea or coffee?