News: Saffery Trust appoints Sharon Coburn as new Associate Director of People & Culture


Saffery Trust appoints Sharon Coburn as new Associate Director of People & Culture

In her new role, Sharon Coburn brings over 30 years of experience and will succeed the retiring Head of People & Culture, Jane Wade, who served the company for more than four decades.
Saffery Trust appoints Sharon Coburn as new Associate Director of People & Culture

Saffery Trust, a UK-based finance advisory firm, has announced the appointment of Sharon Coburn as the new Associate Director of the People and Culture team, with immediate effect.

In her new role, Sharon brings over 30 years of experience across BFSI, real estate, and manufacturing sectors. She succeeds Jane Wade, who is retiring after four decades of service to the company.

In her previous roles, Sharon served Praxis as the Head of HR Transformation, PraxisIFM Group as the Group Head of Human Resources, and Bank of Bermuda (Guernsey) Ltd. as the Human Resources Officer. On the academic front, Sharon is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Her core competencies include recruiting, employee engagement, performance management, talent management, succession planning, personnel management, employment law, employee relations, organisational development, HR transformation, talent acquisition, HRIS, and leadership development. 

Welcoming Sharon to the leadership team, Nick Batiste, MD of Saffery, said, “We have been incredibly fortunate to have Jane head up the People & Culture team for so long, and she will be greatly missed following years of exceptional service. Sharon will be working closely with Jane over the coming weeks to ensure a seamless transition. We are committed to supporting opportunity and enabling success for all our people, and Sharon’s extensive experience will be invaluable in the continued delivery of our Employee Value Proposition, prioritising the health and wellbeing, and professional development of all our team members.”

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Sharon added, “I have consistently heard positive things about Saffery Trust, including the firm’s inclusive culture. The longevity of my predecessor’s career is a fantastic testament to the stability of the firm and the environment it creates where our people can build long-lasting careers. I look forward to supporting the team in realising their professional career goals and contributing to the delivery of Saffery Trust’s ongoing first-class client service.”

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