Training Manager & Consultant
Fiona has worked on numerous training programmes for large system transformation projects and has over 30 years of experience across the retail industry and people development.
Fiona joined First Friday in 2006 having begun her career in the Arcadia Group Management Trainee Scheme where she quickly became a Deputy Manager in an Evans store. A few months later she became Store Manager and then moved to Evans’ head office where she worked within the buying office on a number of womenswear departments before transferring to the Arcadia head office training team, where she worked on business process and system change programmes.
An innovative training manager who is confident working with people at all levels within a business and enjoys supporting teams to expand their knowledge and learn new skills, Fiona is also a graduate member of the CIPD, and enjoys keeping up to date with the latest knowledge and trends in learning and development.
Outside work, Fiona volunteers for the NSPCC and at various literature and arts-based community events.