Stephanie is CEO for Concordia, a labour provider recruiting seasonal labour to work in the UK horticulture industry. Concordia works with 200 farms across the UK supporting them in recruiting their seasonal labour, priding itself on its ethical way of working and is one of the two operators awarded a licence to recruit from outside the EU this year for the Seasonal Worker Pilot.
Stephanie began her career in the commercial sector before moving into customer focused and strategy roles as a civil servant with a particular focus on workforce and diversity, working with a wide range of national and grassroots organisations. Stephanie has a strong background in people development, having previously written strategies that shaped Government policy on Coaching, Volunteering and Leadership. She also has a clear focus on women’s rights and supporting teenage girls from deprived backgrounds.