Director of Talent and Resources at Crossrail
Valerie joined Crossrail Ltd as Talent & Resources Director in January 2009. Previously, she was Managing Director for Group Services at Transport for London responsible for Procurement, Property & Facilities, Human Resources and Equality & Diversity for the whole of the organisation.
Valerie started her working life in local government working for the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Havering and Newham initially as a Programme Officer for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and completing her time in local government in 2003 as an Assistant Director (Business Strategy and Support Services) with the London Borough of Newham. She then joined Transport for London (TfL) as Director, Business Services (Surface Transport).
Valerie graduated from the Open University with a Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Valerie has been a board member of the Brent Fair Cities (National Employers Panel) Board, West London Working Board, Transport for London Executive Management Team and Transport for London Board.
More recently she has been appointed to the Employers’ Forum on Disability President’s Group, is the Founding President of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS – London) and is a Governor for the University of West London.