Tammy Ryder

General Manager, People and Culture – Central, Coles

Tammy has over 20 years’ experience in Retail Operations and Human Resources.

Tammy joined Coles in 2017 as the Head of People and Culture for the Liquor and Hotels Group at Coles, and played an integral role in the successful joint venture formation in Involving the Hotels Business with Aus. Venue Co.

Prior to joining Coles, Tammy was the General Manager, People with Minor DKL whose stable of brands include Coffee Club, Ribs and Rumps and Nomad Coffee Roasters. She was the Executive People Manager for Lorna Jane, a leading Australian retailer of Active wear and lifestyle products. She started her career with Hungry Jack’s Australia, where she performed a range of operational roles at Regional and State level prior to becoming the National Human Resources Manager.

Tammy is passionate about people and performance, and leading large-scale change management initiatives to drive efficiency and effectiveness within the teams and businesses she leads.

Tammy has a Master of Business Administration with Distinction, from Murdoch University and is a Fellow Certified Practitioner of Human Resources with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).