UK-based NHS Property Services has announced the appointment of Rina Pandya as its full-time Chief People Officer, with immediate effect.
Rina, who joined the company in 2016 as the Head of Human Resources, brings around two decades of experience to the role. Before her promotion, she served as the Head of People Transformation and Culture. She will be responsible for shaping the company’s people strategy and building an inclusive and thriving workplace culture.
In her previous roles, Rina worked with Avenues Group as the Non-Executive Director of People Culture and Reward. Prior to that, she served at the Department of Health and Social Care as the Chief of Staff and HR Business Manager, leading cultural transformation, business strategy, succession planning, strategic planning, leadership, and HR strategy. She also worked with Publicis Groupe and Centrica at the beginning of her career.
On the academic front, Rina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Media Studies and a Master of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Westminster. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Resource Management (CIPD) from London Metropolitan University.
Welcoming Rina to the executive role, Martin Steele, CEO at NHSPS, stated, “Rina has shown dedication and commitment to NHSPS’ values and has worked tirelessly to embed a culture where colleagues are supported day in and day out. We are excited to see her flourish in her new position as together we aim to make NHSPS an even better place to work. Rina and her team will proactively focus on colleague wellbeing and create an open and inclusive environment where everyone can reach their full potential.”
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Rina added, “I am delighted to take this next step in my career. I have seen NHSPS go from strength to strength, and I am excited to lead a function that works collectively to create an inclusive and supportive culture. Our colleagues are the backbone of the business – they are the ones who place our customers at the heart of all we do – and we will continue to support them in our primary purpose to enable excellent patient care.”