Director of People & Culture, London Ambulance Service

Ali Layne-Smith

Ali Layne-Smith is a HR Director with over 20 years’ experience, predominantly in the private sector. She has worked in some of the world’s largest blue chip companies including Ford Motor Company, GE and Johnson & Johnson. Her professional experience covers all elements of HR but she has a specialist interest in leadership development and talent management.

Ali is currently Director of People and Culture at London Ambulance Service. Ali leads a team of 65 which encompasses areas including Talent, Workforce Analytics and Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Relations, Staff Experience and Leadership and Performance. Prior to this role, Ali was Director of People & Organizational Development at West Midlands Police, the second largest police force in England & Wales.