ANA HERRERA, MBA
Ana Herrera, MBA joined Lifescience Dynamics in 2019 as Director, HR Business Partner. She brings the philosophy that – “a champion team will defeat a team of champions”. Ana comes with over 10 years’ experience, having worked across several organisations in the UK and United States as a HR business partner with a global remit. She has a knack for building great morale, a sense of belonging and a cohesive team spirt to allow a world-class team to thrive. She is a firm believer that highly collaborative teams minimise counter-productive conflict and are able to achieve greater productivity and better customer relations.
She does this by focusing on individual and team strengths, supported by rigorous data analysis to drive change. She has influenced the people agenda at Board level, providing leadership in building, growing, engaging and retaining diverse teams. Ana brings expertise in culture and change management, with an emphasis on talent development.
Previously, Ana was Director of HR and Careers at Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, where she was part of the founding team. She built and scaled a progressive HR function in the very competitive talent markets of tech and education. At Ada, as well as in her previous roles, Ana has differentiated herself by being passionate about data and the importance of good insights and analytics in shaping the people strategy and culture of organisations to drive business growth.
Born in Colombia, Ana has an international background, reinforcing her global outlook. She grew up in Bogota and Santiago de Chile, earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Georgetown University, Washington, DC in the USA and an MBA from London Business School in the UK. Ana is fluent in Spanish and speaks conversational French.
Ana is based in our central London, UK head office.