Hazel Hendley

Director of People


Hazel is Director of People at OS with overall responsibility for the delivery of our people strategy. Hazel is a business psychologist by profession and has over 15 year’s experience of leading and delivering people initiatives.

Hazel has led multiple transformation projects in the past decade at Ordnance Survey, and is currently responsible for initiatives relating to reward strategy, capability development, organisational design, leadership, talent and succession development, and employee engagement.

Hazel has a particular interest in helping our workforce build and maintain resilience in fast-moving business environment and champions Inclusion, Diversity and Wellbeing at OS. She is passionate about making OS a great place to work.

Prior to joining OS, her work centred on culture change within the Police Service of Northern Ireland, often via the recruitment, assessment, selection and development of senior police officers. Hazel has also worked in the private sector within the telecommunications industry.