Gavin joined our Group on 3 September 2018. He leads our human capital division, which aims to provide an amazing people experience for everyone at Astro through a culture of Creativity, Inclusivity & Accountability. He also heads our property, facilities and security divisions which contribute to our sustainability ambitions.
Since 2018, our Human Capital division has been driving our culture transformation and measuring the impact through an Employee Engagement survey. Over this period, we have seen a 9% increase in our engagement score.
As a senior HR professional with over 18 years’ experience, working in both Australia and the UK, Gavin spent the last six years in the technology and media sector as the Group Head of Talent Performance at Sky plc in the UK where he developed and delivered the group’s talent strategy. Prior to that, he was the Head of Organisational Capability at Optus Business in Australia. In both roles, he was involved in the digital transformation of the organisations.
He has also held senior roles in professional services firms, including Deloitte Australia and BDO Australia. Gavin started his career in the insurance industry with Royal Sun Alliance and QBE, where he advanced into management positions in the UK and Australia.
Gavin studied at the University of East Anglia, UK where he pursued technical insurance qualifications with the Chartered Insurance Institute.