Lola is an accomplished people leader. Enthusiastic and results driven, Lola has over 15 years experience gained from an impressive career in Human Resources, HR Project Management, HR Technology Implementation, Quality and Risk. Lola’s professional experience has been gained from reputable private, public and the not-for-profit sectors in England, and more recently in Ontario.
Lola oversees a large portfolio which comprises of Human Resources, Occupational Health, Infection Prevention Control (IPAC), Disability & Wellness, Quality, Patient Safety, Risk, Food Services, Environmental Services, Medical Devices Reprocessing and Volunteers.
Lola is an insatiable learner, and she keenly maintains her continuous professional development. Lola holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Statistics, and an MSc. Human Resources Management. Lola is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) with the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), and a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Additionally, Lola remains a Chartered Member (MCIPD) of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) England. Some of Lola’s other professional passions include Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), labour relations, HR technology, people analytics, developing and leading high performing teams, and service excellence.
When Lola isn’t at work you would find her enjoying family time, watching a good show, travelling or being in church. Lola is dedicated to community service and is currently a member of the Board of Governors in an independent private school in the Northumberland County.
Day 1: Feb 15, 2023
Day 2: Feb 16, 2023
CLOSING KEYNOTE: ENGAGEMENT
Driving Engagement and Inclusion in Healthcare Human Resources
Since the onset of the pandemic, Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH), like other healthcare organizations across Canada, has faced critical challenges with Health Human Resources (HHR). The ability to maintain a fully staffed, empowered, and engaged workforce is no longer a small feat! Over the last couple of years, the pressures have become more evident as noted in dwindling people metrics particularly in the areas of recruitment, turnover, sickness absence and performance, to mention a few. This session will provide useful insights into some of the tactics deployed by NHH to mitigate HHR pressures by creating and fostering a culture of inclusive engagement through nimble and innovative people strategies.