Anna Boast MCIPD
Associate Director: Recruitment and Student Development

Anna is responsible for our recruitment and student development programme on behalf of member firms. As well as managing the recruitment process and handling all interviews, Anna supports trainees through their training contract and helps manage the relationship with our training providers on behalf of member firms.

Roles and Responsibilities

Anna’s role includes:

  • Managing the school leaver and graduate recruitment scheme for HAT member firms
  • Conducting all interviews with candidates
  • Liaising with our training providers on behalf of trainees and firms
  • Supporting trainees with their development when required
  • Attending and presenting at the HAT Student Committee meeting and Student Liaison meeting

Anna gained Graduate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) in 2005. Prior to joining HAT, Anna worked for Lovells, an International Law Firm as an HR Assistant and then Ogilvy Advertising as their Regional HR Manager. During her 7 years at Ogilvy, she undertook a wide variety of roles for their London and EAME headquarter teams. Anna was promoted to Associate Director in November 2022.

Anna Boast