Layne-Smith to join London Ambulance Service NHS Trust


Ali Layne-Smith is to join the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust as its new director of people and culture.

Layne-Smith, who will commence her new role in September 2019, will lead a team of 65 members of staff, tackling areas such as talent, workforce analytics and engagement, diversity and inclusion, employee relations, staff experience, leadership and performance and organisational culture.

Layne-Smith has 20 years of experience in the HR sector and is currently employed by the West Midlands Police as director of people and organisational development. She has also worked as HR director, global HR business partner, corporate functions at Tate and Lyle, HR business partner at Johnson and Johnson and head of HR, interim at the Medical Research Council (MRC).