Sarah Balmforth

HR Director | Hughes Insurance

Sarah Balmforth is the HR Director of Hughes Insurance. As a seasoned HR professional with 20 years of experience, she has a proved track record of leading organisational culture change and spearheading change initiatives that have been instrumental in Hughes Insurance achieving numerous industry recognised accolades and awards.

Hughes Insurance have been recognised as a Great Place to Work in the UK, and specifically recognised as Best Place to Work for Women and Wellbeing. Hughes Insurance are also the first company in Northern Ireland to achieve the Healthy Place to Work accreditation 3 years in a row.

Sarah, herself has been personally recognised for her work around Diversity and Inclusion, having received the Women in Business award for Advancing Diversity in the Workplace.

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