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Rachel Head

HR and sales consultant

RachelHeadBill Clinton, King Arthur, Rafael Nadal – an inspirational trio of great personalities from past and present who I’d choose as guests at my ultimate dinner party.

We can learn so much from the great characters and leaders in our world – not only those who have made their mark in the past but also those who are forming the history of today. It’s something I use in my work, be it the inspirational ideas of great football managers or business people like Sir John Harvey Jones of ICI or Anita Roddick of the Body Shop.

Previously, my career has involved 25 years in sales, sales leadership and HR leadership roles for corporate clients in media, advertising, information services and IT.

It’s given me a good blend of experience and skills which have helped during the last four years working as a business adviser to SMEs.

I’ve worked all over the UK and abroad but I’m now settled in Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire with my partner and our 14-year-old son Fergus.

I’m into drama and literature – one of my proudest achievements is directing an amateur production of Twelfth Night and my most valued possession is the Folio edition of that play.

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