Utilities and infrastructure specialist, Ipsum Group has strengthened its industry presence with the senior appointment of Karen Harding as the Head of HR role.

Harding joins the firm with over twelve years working in HR. She brings a wealth of experience gained from working in senior roles across a number of large companies including Alfred McAlpine Infrastructure Services, Capita Plc and Kier Group Plc.

Karen’s extensive background in strategic and operational positions saw her driving organisational and cultural change across large complex businesses, which will also be vital in her new role at Ipsum Group. Karen will lead the implementation of the HR strategy to unite the processes and policies across the businesses and to support achievement of the business plan.

Greg Fernie, CEO of Ipsum Group, said,

Karen brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her new role at Ipsum Group. As a newly formed business, each appointment we make is crucial and must help us deliver our ambitious targets. She will be working closely with each of our divisions – water, wastewater, drainage, electricity, telecoms and IT and technical services – and plays an integral part in creating synergy and collaboration within the Group.”

Karen will report directly into the CEO, Greg Fernie.

Ipsum Group is a utilities and infrastructure specialist that delivers efficiencies and drives value through innovation in water, wastewater and electricity industries.

For more information about Ipsum Group, please visit www.ipsum-group.co.uk or call 03333110258.