MEET THE TEAM

Managing Director

In approaching two decades of human resources leadership within notable international brands, Shereen established the anti-racism advisory firm HR rewired to champion racial equity in the workplace. Devised from her extensive experience, Shereen’s bespoke diagnostic approach combined with her personable candour supports internationally recognised corporates and household brands as they work towards dismantling systemic racism across their organisational structures. 

Shereen’s story has been featured in Forbes, she was recognised as a LinkedIn Top Voice 2020 and winner of HR Most Influential Thinker 2021.  She is also Chair of the African Diaspora Economic Inclusion Foundation, holds a BA (Hons) in Business with Psychology and an MSc in International Human Resources.

Associate Director

Air Force Lt. Col (ret) Margie Crowe is a leadership & DEI consultant, published writer, higher education director, and professor with broad experience in government and civilian programs, strategic planning, as well as research studies in leadership practices affecting policies and programmes in social justice, anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. She currently consults for the military, law enforcement, and private sector. 

 

Margie holds a BA in political science, MS in International Relations/Nation Security, MS in Special Education, a postgraduate degree and a doctorate in educational leadership, and a training certification in Racial Equity Literacy facilitation.

Associate Director

Accumulating 33 years’ experience within human resources, people and change management, Janet Houlis has extensive international knowledge in effecting transformational change to organisational goals, processes and culture thereby assisting people across business hierarchies to adapt to different ways of working. 

 

A champion of equity, diversity and inclusion throughout her career, Janet has significant expertise in the application of the Equality Act (2010), proficiently implementing equitable opportunities in order to create inclusive workplaces.

Design Lead

Chelsea Jackson is Rhodes Scholar and political scientist who works with clients to build programs and projects driven by systemic solutions with the most marginalised at the centre. For over 7 years, Chelsea has trained, advised, and consulted universities, businesses, charities, and activist groups in transformative operation, design, and evaluation. An abolitionist and writer, she is the co-author of Brick by Brick and her research on race and policy design has been presented at the American Political Science Association and National Conference of Black Political Scientists. 

She’s been featured on the BBC World News, ITV News at Ten, NPR and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Chelsea holds a MA(Highest Honours) in political science from Emory University, an MSc in Criminology and M Public Policy from Oxford.

Group Facilitator

Julian brings an understanding of public policy and organisational change after roles in the UK senior civil service (Home Office and Cabinet Office) and fifteen years supporting public sector reform in post-conflict and fragile states (Afghanistan, Bosnia, Libya, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia). Julian is trained in Gestalt OD and group process and uses her experiences to help leaders increase their awareness of the impact whiteness in/on themselves and in the world. 

She also holds a first class degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University, completed the NTL/Global OD certificate in 2012 and the i-GOLD global OD and leadership programme in 2018.

Racial Equity Coach

A trained mediator with an MSc in Mediation and Conflict Resolution, Althea specialises in mediating employment disputes, organisational conflict management, and business conciliation, focusing specifically on anti-Black racism and workplace equity. She has over 37 years’ experience working as a nurse and a social worker both within the public sector and charitable organisations. Althea also holds an MA in Social Work and Educational Research.

Learning & Development

Rachel Powell is a consulting facilitator with over 17 years’ experience assisting companies, across a spectrum of sectors, bring about change to workplace practice and culture. As a qualified NLP practitioner, Rachel brings a systemic approach, methodology and skillset to plan, guide and manage facilitation to ensure organisational objectives are met with clear thinking, good participation and full buy-in from attendees.

Client Relations Executive

Michelle cultivates relationships with HR rewired’s new and existing clients, providing comprehensive support to the company’s diverse client base.

Michelle is featured in Cephas William’s ‘Portrait of Black Britain’ project for her work as an ambassador for BounceBlack, a community for Black students and professionals navigating recovery from adversity while building careers. In 2020 she was awarded ‘Student of the Year’ by the Ladies Empowerment Movement. Michelle is a student at the University of Manchester studying BA(Hons) in Economics and Politics.

Executive Assistant

With over 18 years of experience in professional executive assistant positions and a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments, Laura skilfully manages administrative duties and client support for HR rewired. 

As Executive Assistant and PA to Shereen Daniels (Managing Director), Laura ensures the smooth operation of the company with her robust knowledge of office management and efficient handling of client enquiries, consultations, and timely access to Shereen, as required. She also provides operational support for the company’s annual conference and ad hoc events.