Trudy Birtwell

Trudy Birtwell

Director of Learning
Solace

Topics covered by Trudy

About this Speaker

Trudy has been Director of Learning at Solace since 2011, leading their partnership work with MHCLG, LGA, INLOGOV, Collaborate and PPMA. Key areas of responsibility include: Solace Ignite programme, Total Leadership, Springboard and National Graduate and Apprenticeship programmes  A professional HR/OD practitioner with over 20 years' experience of working at board and executive level, she is a strong leader, able to inspire and motivate individuals and multidisciplinary teams. Trudy has a passion for getting the best out of people borne through highly developed emotional intelligence, and is a successful change manager, having managed complex change programmes transforming the way people work. A former Director at the Homes and Communities Agency, she was responsible for leading their external skills and capacity building offer, regularly engaging with senior colleagues from across the housing and regeneration sector. A Chartered Fellow of CIPD, Trudy has a professional background in leadership and organisational development, specialising in supporting teams and individuals through change and transition. She is a qualified business and executive coach.