Vanessa Robinson, MAHRM, SHRM-SCP is an accomplished HR professional with over 10 years of extensive HR Generalist experience including employee relations, talent management, immigration, compensation, benefits and HR operations. Her Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, specializing in employee relations, was obtained from the University of Westminster, London. She also holds a Senior Certified Professional Designation from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Vanessa gained valuable HR experience as a Human Capital Consultant at Deloitte and a Management Consultant at Expertise Limited where she provided diverse HR services to numerous clients across the insurance and reinsurance, financial services, non-profit and hospitality sectors. Her career continued at the Bermuda Housing Corporation as a Human Resource Generalist. Vanessa has a proven track record of engaging and adding value to a range of company profiles from small start-ups to large international organizations.
Most recently, in her role as Assistant Vice President, Human Resources Manager at XL Catlin, Vanessa developed and implemented HR plans to support business goals specifically with regard to staffing, retention, training, learning and development, immigration and employee relations. She played a key role in developing the HR infrastructure of XL Catlin’s asset manager start up: New Ocean Capital Management Limited. Additionally, Vanessa was the company’s Chairperson for the Bermuda Scholarship Committee and a key member of the Crisis Management Team.
Vanessa is a member of the SHRM and Bermuda Human Resource Association (BHRA) and former BHRA Board member. She is also an avid animal lover and has volunteered for various animal organizations including the Bermuda SPCA and Bermuda Feline Assistance Bureau.
At Ontru, Vanessa will lead the HR Practice and provide the full range of strategic and operational HR consulting support in addition to a wide range of training solutions.
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