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Kirsty Homer

Kirsty Homer

Group Human Resources Director


Kirsty joined Howdens in September 2020 and was appointed to the Executive Committee in December 2020. She is a highly experienced HR practitioner, who has previously served as Global People & Governance Director at Mothercare Plc and held senior HR roles at Waitrose and John Lewis before being appointed Personnel Director there in 2013.

Kirsty is key in ensuring the business has the right people and talent to fulfil its strategic aims. Following the retirement of the Chief Governance Officer, Kirsty has led the business's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) agenda and has been instrumental in designing its EDI strategy and gaining agreement on priority areas.