Bronwen Philpott

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Bronwen is co-owner of Plain Talking HR Consultancy, which supports small and medium-sized businesses both locally in Luton and Bedfordshire and around the UK.  Many are specialist companies including engineering firms, medical centres, and food manufacturers. Bronwen was previously director of HR at Monarch Airlines and Monarch Engineering, personnel manager at Britannia Airways and personnel officer at Electrolux.  Prior to spending 4 years in Western Australia, she was with Selfridges in London. 

Bronwen has significant experience in the voluntary and charity sectors in Luton.  For many years she was Chair and a Trustee for Relate in Luton and South Bedfordshire. More recently she was a Trustee and then Chair at Women’s Aid in Luton.  Bronwen is an enthusiastic Rotarian with Luton Someries Rotary Club, having been club President twice.

Currently, Bronwen is Chair of the Shared Learning Trust, previously known as the Barnfield Academies Trust.  She has also spent time as a Governor at Ashcroft High School where she was Vice Chair and Acting Chair.

Bronwen was born in Luton, and attended Maidenhall Primary and Junior Schools, Beech Hill Secondary Modern and Luton Girls High School.