EY has appointed Andrea Gallienne as Talent Manager in the Channel Islands, supporting the firm’s ongoing growth ambitions and people focused agenda.

An experienced HR professional, Andrea has worked across a number of sectors in the Channel Islands, including public, financial services and retail. She has experience across all aspects of HR including employee relations, learning and development, reward and recognition, employee engagement and recruitment and retention.

In her cross-island role with EY, Andrea will be working alongside EY’s Channel Islands leadership team to deliver the firm’s Talent strategy. Andrea will be leading recruitment, whilst also focused on fostering a work culture that nurtures diversity in all its forms and delivering learning and development programmes that enable their people to reach their career aspirations.

Andrea said: “In a time when the hunt for talent is fierce in the islands, EY has a strong proposition as an employer for experienced hires and students. EY’s work experience and summer internship programmes are known as the best in the islands, so I’m excited about being a part of them moving forwards. I’m also really impressed by EY’s commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, particularly their desire to foster a workplace that values peoples’ differences and ensures everyone experiences a sense of belonging.”

Fiona Morton, Assurance Associate Partner and Head of Talent at EY in Guernsey, said: “We are delighted to welcome Andrea to our talent team. She will play an essential role in delivering our talent ambitions in the Channel Islands of attracting a diverse pool of talented people and providing them with unique career experiences that drive our business’ continued growth, and subsequently, exceptional service for our clients. The experience and insights Andrea brings to the team will prove invaluable in attracting and retaining top talent.”