GM - People, BlueScope
Rebecca Roberts re-joined BlueScope as GM, People for the Australian Steel Products business in January 2020. Prior to this she was VP, Talent for the AMEA region in ABB, a global engineering company, with 150,000 employees in over 100 countries. She joined ABB in 2013 as VP, Human Resources Australia & NZ.
Rebecca has extensive experience both locally and internationally. She began her career with Ford Motor Company in New Zealand, and then relocated to Europe with Ford for 11 years.
Rebecca’s experience covers all facets of the People function, she has led change management programmes in difficult market conditions and held senior leadership roles, partnering with Boards and leaderships teams to drive business improvement across multi-cultural workforces in operational environments.
In ABB, Rebecca also led the setup and delivery of a talent centre of expertise across the 48 countries in the AMEA region to support growth and key global initiatives including digital and was able to deliver on her passion for identifying and developing talent.
Rebecca introduced NAWO into BlueScope nearly ten years ago and then ABB and is a former Board Member of NAWO.