Laura Haviland, HR Director, Jordans Dorset Ryvita

Laura started her career in HR within Professional Services and Telecoms, before joining Associated British Foods over 20 years ago.  During her time at ABF, Laura has worked in a wide range of HR roles in the Sugar and Agricultural divisions, in a central global talent role and as HR Director at Westmill Foods, a manufacturer and supplier of authentic ethnic foods.  Her current role is HR Director at Jordans Dorset Ryvita – an international cereals and savoury biscuits business which is headquartered in the UK.  The business is going through a significant period of change in its manufacturing footprint which is now coming to a close. International growth, talent and becoming a purpose led business are key challenges for Laura in the coming years.  Laura is a passionate foodie and lives in Suffolk with her husband, two teenage daughters and rescue dog.