HR Director, Herbert Smith Freehills
"Andrea Bell has demonstrated a long term pattern of success in a service industry, which should be highly commended. I am pleased to award her the HR Leader of the year award in 2014" – Dave Ulrich
Andrea Bell has built her career through centralised and business partnering roles and as a specialist in organisational development (OD) and change. Andrea works with the global and Australian executives to develop the firm's business strategy, and leads people and culture strategies to support the firm's success, including the development of leadership, diversity, culture and capability development initiatives. Andrea has played a key role in the first 12 months of a global merger with a focus on successful cultural integration. Andrea holds a Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Psychology from UNSW.
Operating from over 20 offices across Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America, Herbert Smith Freehills is at the heart of the new global business landscape providing premium quality, full-service legal advice. They provide many of the world's most important organisations with access to market-leading dispute resolution, projects and transactional legal advice, combined with expertise in a number of global industry sectors, including energy, natural resources, infrastructure and financial services.