Heather was appointed HR Director in September 2019. Heather joined Spark in 2013 and has over 20 years international experience as an HR professional, with a proven track record for business transformation, talent management, leadership development and succession planning across a range of industries including FMCG, retail, hospitality, technology, and telecommunications. At Spark, Heather has held various senior HR positions and delivered a number of critical initiatives, including being a key architect of Spark’s Leadership and Development programme to build high-performing teams and leaders. Prior to joining Spark, Heather was a senior HR leader for almost a decade within Progressive Enterprises then spent two years in Australia leading HR, People Strategy & Change Management at Dan Murphy’s. She has a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree (Hospitality Management) from Auckland University of Technology.