COVID-19 is a hugely challenging time for many of us, both personally and professionally, as it is for millions of people around the world. CEO, Loveday Ryder reflects on the unique challenges the pandemic presents and how BPDTS is ‘leaning in’ to support the people delivering vital citizen services.
Loveday Ryder was appointed as BPDTS’s Chief Executive Officer on 22 January 2018. Loveday was previously in the Ministry of Justice, where she successfully served in a number of senior roles in organisation design, change management and programme delivery.
Before joining the Civil Service in 2006, Loveday worked within a specialist management consultancy delivering business change, performance improvement, and IT programmes in both the public and private sector.
In the run-up to International Women's Day (March 8), we sat down with Loveday Ryder to talk about her journey as an engineer and CEO. "Talent is equally distributed across the genders," explains Loveday. "We want to be naturally inclusive – so equality of opportunity runs through everything we do."
CEO Loveday Ryder reflects on 2019 with pride and satisfaction. Fully embracing a people-centric approach to digital solutions, Loveday is looking forward to helping the BPDTS community continue to grow both personally and as leaders. Continue reading to learn more about Loveday’s 3 leadership resolutions.
CEO, Loveday Ryder reflects on BPDTS accomplishments, remarking on what she’s proud of, what we’re a bit too reticent to talk about it, and what we want to celebrate – our core values.
CEO, Loveday Ryder, shares her commitment to becoming a more authentic leader by embracing feedback. Changing the culture of a team, a department, or an organisation, requires everyone to work together openly and honestly. Real transformation is achievable through trust and purposeful, positive feedback every day.
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This blog features posts on key themes, trends, and industry practices. Our blog posts, written about and by the BPDTS community of talented and innovative technical professionals, cover four areas: our views, people, culture, and services.
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