Sharron Pamplin joins LR from Deloitte.

LR has appointed Sharron Pamplin as its first ever Chief People Officer. Pamplin, who was previously a Partner at Deloitte, will join LR's Executive Leadership Team.

Pamplin has significant experience in driving a high-performance culture within professional services businesses. Prior to her tenure at Deloitte, she held HR Director roles at engineering consultants Atkins, and recruitment specialists Hays. She is a member of the Employment and Leadership Team at Business in the Community, and a non-executive director of engineering skills charity Enginuity.

Pamplin’s role will be titled Chief People Officer to align with other executive roles in the leadership team.

Sharron Pamplin joins LR from Deloitte.

LR Group CEO, Nick Brown, said; “We are delighted to welcome Sharron to LR, where she will bring new perspectives and greater diversity, helping our people develop a maritime technical professional services mindset across our global business, becoming trusted advisers to the maritime industry."

Sharron Pamplin, Chief People Officer at LR said; “I am excited to join LR as the business focuses on transforming for growth, while working together with the LR Foundation for positive industry and societal change. My experience in consulting and professional services organisations will help us to build the culture and capabilities that will enable us to be even more responsive to our clients’ needs, add value to their businesses in new and exciting ways and create truly great career experiences for our people.”

The leadership team at LR has been further boosted by the appointment of Jane Austin as Group Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Director. She joins from QinetiQ, a global science and engineering company, and has worked for more than 25 years as a safety professional across a range of science, engineering and technology sectors.

Furthermore, Nicola Good, who joined LR as Head of Externals Relations for Marine and Offshore in 2019, has been named External Communications Director.