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Katy Brecht

Head of Talent and Development at Brooks Macdonald


Katy is the Head of Talent and Development for Brooks Macdonald. She has worked in HR her entire career with over 17 years’ experience and spent nearly 7 years at HSBC before starting with Brooks Macdonald in late 2018.
As Head of Talent and Development, Katy is responsible for the implementation of the Group talent strategy, alongside all learning and development. Katy also gets involved with supporting regulatory projects with a specific people angle, including the implementation of SMCR.
Katy is originally from the North East, and attended university in Leeds and later went on to study for an MA in Human Resources. She moved to London in 2012 where she met her husband Steve and they now have two daughters together.
Katy has always been passionate about supporting diversity, equality and inclusion and in her current role champions this across Brooks Macdonald. Katy is responsible for leading the ‘Inclusive Futures’ programme that focuses on early careers, providing an excellent building block for greater diversity within our industry.
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