Preith Shergill

Preith Shergill

 

An expert in managing transformational change in large complex organisations, Preith has 14 years of experience of working within the field of Organisational Development & Diversity (OD&D). She has led organisations through managing effective change and making real and positive impact in strategic outcomes. Currently she is the Strategic Enabler DICE (Diversity Inclusion Cohesion Equality) at the West Midlands Fire & rescue Service.

 

Her career includes leadership roles in high profile organisations such as London Borough of Camden, the London School of Economics alongside providing consultative advice to Department for Education &Employment (DfEE), GlaxoSmithKline, Sara Lee, Mars Confectionery and Marriot Hotel’s Group. Her roles have involved policy advice and supporting Chief Officers and Authority or Council members; managing employee engagement campaigns and initiatives at a corporate level; leading community relations; and people development initiatives through delivering training and L&D interventions.

 

Preith has won several awards for the organisations she has worked for within her professional capacity, including the ‘Innovation & Diversity Award’, at the HR Distinction Awards in 2012 and the ‘Change Management Award’ at the CIPD People Management Awards 2011, alongside the AFSA Partnership Award in 2010.

 

She has previously also won two National Gold Standard Awards for her work within the Third Sector. She was recognised as the ‘Best Diversity Practitioner’ for her work with businesses, defeating competition that included the Royal Air Force and Army. Her second award was for ‘Most Innovative Project’ for the women’s project that she developed and managed.

 

Preith is a qualified national Peer Assessor for the LGC (Local Government Council’s) and has considerable experience on serving on national government and third sector committees.  Her other achievements include being the youngest Governor to serve the Board of Governors for East Berkshire College and carrying out work at the London School of Economics which was recognised as best practice by the Higher Education Funding Council.

 

Preith has an immense passion for dance and has professionally taught a number of western and eastern disciplines. Her performances include dancing at Saddlers Well’s Theatre, Bloomsbury Theatre and Winchester Festival. She also recently took up running and fundraising for charities. In her spare time she enjoys the company of family and friends.

 

Email: Preith.Shergill@wmfs.net

AFSA-Members

National Chair – Mehrban Sadiq

Vice Chair – Diane Dunlevey

Vice Chair – Preith Shergill

National Advisor – Daryl Oprey

National Advisor – Jagtar Singh

General Secretary – Yasmin Bukahri

Vice General Secretary – Mohammed Ali

Treasurer – Balbir Singh

Vice Treasurer – Wayne McCollin

National Advisor Equality and Diversity – Dalvinder Rai

Advisor Local Government Association – John Edwards

Communications, Cultural Event and Partnership Coordinators – Rubina Bhatti & Rehana Iqbal

Firefighters Advisor – Parvindar Singh

Minute Secretary – Vacant

Charity Coordiantors – Vacant

CFOA E&D Lead – Vacant

International Project Lead – Vacant

Strategic Co-ordinator – Mohamed Jogi

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