Richard Summerfield

Global HR Director

Richard's role as Global HR Director is to ensure that Ocorian is a great place to work, to drive organisational performance, and to manage all the people elements associated with operating and growing our business - this in turn will continue to drive an exceptional service for our clients.

Richard has over 20 years as a strategic HR Professional, in a career spanning multiple sectors and jurisdictions. He joined Ocorian in January 2017 having spent 6 years as the Group HR Director for Jersey Telecom, and previously working at Ogier, Standard Bank, Zurich UK and Barclays Bank.

Richard is the author of 'Loving Leadership', published by Panoma Press in 2016, which outlines eight key leadership behaviours that will drive greater commitment and engagement from employees.

  • FCIPD (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
Areas of expertise
  • Leadership Team


Ocorian's Jersey branch receives STEP Employer Partnership Programme Gold Award
2018 | 04 Sep 2018

This awards Ocorian a 'hallmark of quality' for our commitment to supporting the continued professional development of our staff...

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Ocorian appoints two new members to its Senior Management team
2017 | 30 Mar 2017

Ocorian is pleased to announce the recent appointment of two new members to their senior management team (Executive Committee), Richard Summerfield as Global HR Director, and Stuart Layzell as Chief Financial and Operating Officer.

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