Gayle Fearnet Smith

Head of Organisational Development, Sodexo

Throughout Gayle’s 20+ years in Talent & HR Leadership roles she has been responsible for impactful HR, Systems and Transformation projects centred on talent, learning, engagement, reward and recognition. In 2011 Gayle joined Sodexo and now as Head of Organisational Development, she leads a small team in ensuring Sodexo’s strategic priorities are supported and delivered through its people. She is Chair of Sodexo’s Superannuation Committee and an active member of the Diversity & Inclusion committee, Health & Wellbeing committee and Better Tomorrow working group which delivers Sodexo’s CSR strategy.

Gayle was born and educated in UK, before spreading her wings with work and travel in USA and migration to Australia in 2003.