Michelle Thompson

Michelle Thompson is Head of Talent at Dairy Crest.

Having joined Dairy Crest as a Senior HR Business Partner, Michelle Thompson was appointed first to a role as divisional Head of HR and group learning and development lead, and then in 2015 to her current role.

As Head of Talent and member of the HR Leadership Team at Dairy Crest Michelle is responsible for influencing the design and delivery of the People Strategy with specific responsibility for learning and development, resourcing and talent acquisition and engagement strategy. Michelle manages a team of 6 HR professionals. As a FTSE 250 Index company, Dairy Crest is listed on the London Stock Exchange and employs over 1,000 people in the UK.

Having previously been a member of the local governing body at George Spencer Academy, Michelle Thompson was asked to join the Spencer Board of Directors in 2010.