Ali was appointed to the Board of Directors for a three-year term commencing on 13 January 2022.
Ali Layne-Smith is an experienced Human Resources (HR) Director who has worked in demanding and complex organisations in both the private and public sectors.
This has included roles at GE Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson.
She was previously the Director of People and Organisational Development at West Midlands Police and the Director of People and Culture at the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
Ali is currently an HR Director at HMRC leading a team of HR professionals who provide support to the 28,000 colleagues in the customer tax compliance business group (CCG).
Ali is a Trustee of Oasis Community Learning (OCL), which is one of the UK’s largest Multi-Academy Trusts, where she chairs their newly formed People Committee which incorporates the Remuneration Committee. OCL’s focus is on transforming education for children, their families and their communities.