Director and founder of HR Gurus, Emily is a talented and award winning HR professional with over 15 years experience and a proven track record in all areas of strategic and operational Human Resource Management. Degree qualified (BComm) and a certified professional member of the Australian Human Resource Institute Emily is highly regarded across many industries. Starting her career within the financial services sector in the UK, and returning to this industry nearly 7 years later when she was appointed Executive Manager, Human Resources of award winning HOSTPLUS Superannuation Fund at age 29, Emily Jaksch has worked across many industries. These comprise large international and Australian companies including The Royal Bank of Scotland, the iconic GM Holden and Australian giants Wesfarmers and Coles. This wealth of experience means Emily is able to create compelling Employer Value Propositions for organisations, proof of which was illustrated when in 2008 Emily helped HOSTPLUS win a coveted spot in the top 50 BRW Best Places to work. Ranked 35th, HOSTPLUS was proud to stand along slide global giants such as Coca Cola and Google when they asked employees “taking everything into account this is a great place to work!” Emily’s no nonsense, straight talking approach enables her to connect more effectively with managers and business owners. Seeking to understand your business and the outcomes you need, her talent is around developing solutions that fit and delivering optimal results. Emily is mother to one son, Sebastian and is a hopeless Collingwood fanatic, a fully paid up member she rarely misses a game.