Fiona Deal
Executive Director of People and Technology
Network Homes

Fiona is an experienced and award-winning HR & Organisational Development specialist, with 20 years’ experience in the Social Housing Sector – “because good homes make everything possible”. She also held senior HR/OD roles in The Bank of New York and Kent Police, and started her HR career at Kent County Council in 1990.

In 2019 Fiona steered Network Homes towards achieving 39th place in the Sunday Times best not-for-profit companies. She won HR Director of the year twice in 2019 firstly at the prestigious HR Excellence Awards, at which Network scooped four additional awards: Best L&D Strategy, Best Employee Engagement Strategy, Best HR Team and the Gold Award. And secondly at the Personnel Today Awards, where Network also won the Best HR in Public Service Award. Network was also the only organization to be a finalist in five categories at the CiPD awards in 2019.