Anushka is Head of Talent, Engagement & Diversity at Softcat plc. Anushka joined Softcat with a Maths and Computing degree to go into IT Sales. 11 years ago Anushka moved into an L&D role, as Softcat began their journey in opening regional offices to drive the need for talent and support customers nationally. She has run an L&D function of 11 people who are truly focused on ensuring that a learning culture is adopted in all parts of the organisation.
Anushka now as Head of Talent, Engagement & Diversity looks after leadership programmes whilst looking after succession planning and is responsible for overall employee engagement ensuring that employees are happy at work. She also works on all things Diversity and Inclusion related and mental health. Over the last 18 months a huge amount of focus has been paid on ensuring we can remove the stigma associated to mental health in the workplace. Softcat signed the ‘Time to Change’ pledge in January 2018.