HR Directors Roundtable with Esther Wallington, Chief People Officer, HM Revenue & Customs

This event is intended specifically for HR Directors and equivalent roles. Numbers are strictly limited to ensure everyone is able to contribute to the conversation.

Attendance is by invitation; the invitees are carefully selected in line with The Whitehall & Industry Group’s charitable purpose, representing organisations from a variety of sectors, to bring a range of views and perspectives.

If you or a colleague would like to be considered for future roundtables in this series, then please feel free to email us on [email protected]

Following the government's unveiling of its Autumn and Winter Plan 2021, now is an important time for HR Directors from across the public, private and not for profit sectors to discuss how best to prepare for the uncertain months ahead. In the latest of our HR Directors Roundtable series, Esther Wallington, Chief People Officer at HM Revenue & Customs, will open the session, before an open conversation involving all.


  • Esther Wallington

    Chief People Officer

    HM Revenue & Customs

    As Chief People Officer of HMRC, Esther leads the HR team for the UK’s tax and customs authority, a strategic partner and service provider to HMRC's business. We are dedicated to enabling leaders and managers to improve the experience for people across HMRC;  creating the capabilities we need to deliver our business; and enabling our people to deliver HMRC's vision for our customers. Esther has extensive HR professional leadership experience in both private and public sectors. In the private sector, Esther provided consultancy services focusing on executive search, organisational design and  leadership development. Esther joined the Civil Service in 2007 as a HR leader in the Cabinet Office, working on capability reviews. Before taking up her current position in December 2016, she was HR Director at Ministry of Defence, where she led the HR function for the department’s 58,000 civilian workforce. Esther is an outspoken champion of women in the workplace and of creating an environment in the workplace that helps everyone to thrive.



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