Carol Smith is Head of Human Resources at PML and a member of its Senior Management Team. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and holds many academic and vocational qualifications, including being teacher, trainer and counsellor qualified, as well as holding a Postgraduate Diploma in Management awarded by Henley Management College.
Before joining PML, Carol’s previous working experience has been in both public and private sector organizations across the South of England. She has been a member of a national group on behalf of City & Guilds pioneering vocational qualifications in the 1980s and has provided consultancy advice on organisational development to several blue chip companies and local authorities.
Developing her career in the South West, she set up and established a nationally based Enterprise Centre for a Further and Higher Education College and was appointed Director of Training to a Christian based training company before joining PML in 2001 in the early stages of establishing its charitable business model.
Carol’s interest remains in business and organisational development, and maximising the potential of people, with her overall aim to ensure the HR function at PML plays a leading role in contributing to the objectives of the business.