Mark Gilbertson has joined Lloyds Banking Group as Head of Resourcing, covering both Retail Banking and Group Operations. Mark has 15 years of resourcing experience and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD).

Mark started his HR career with a niche search & selection firm in the City almost twenty years ago. He then joined Arthur Andersen Business Consulting in an in-house role before a succession of Head of Recruitment roles for household corporate names across multiple sectors; these included retail, financial and professional Services, IT/telecoms and health & beauty. In 2007 he founded an HR consultancy and interim firm that allows organisations to achieve ‘transformational change’ across their HR, resourcing, recruitment and talent management space.

Lindsey Tasker, Resourcing Director, comments:

“Mark is a well-regarded resourcing expert and we will hugely benefit from his fifteen years’ experience. Recruiting, retaining and developing talented people continues to be a high priority for Lloyds Banking Group. Mark’s appointment will contribute to this and we are delighted to welcome him.”

Mark Gilbertson commented on his appointment: “This is an opportunity to join the UK’s largest retail bank and directly impact the bottom line by improving the quality and speed at which we find our talent, and by reducing recruitment costs.
“It is not just about creating a highly efficient and effective process – the greater achievement is to address some of the business drivers that allow an organisation to develop a real competitive edge in the employment marketplace.”