Geoff Hughes

Human Resources Director CIPD IOSH

Reporting to the Business Managing Director (Scott Hardie) Geoff is responsible for ensuring that all the people needs of the business are met and achieved. To ensure that the Enigma values and culture are reflected in all HR activities and solutions and that HR participate in the strategic growth of the Business as a whole.

A very wide ranging experience of HR covering both UK and overseas including a high degree of experience of; Strategic Management, Cost Appreciation and control, Commercial arrangements of the Division, Industrial Relations, Project Management. Geoff is also known for detailed knowledge of employment law and extensive experience of TUPE. In the past years he has worked closely with many blue chip organisations such as; Magnox, British Energy, Bp, Shell, Texaco, BAA and BAE systems. Geoff left education and started his career in the Printing Industry with the Hunterprint Group Plc as part of the management leadership program. Geoff Joined Enigma Industrial from the Nuttall group in 2003 as Personnel Manager looking after much of their UK operations for the then Major Projects Division, [now Power, Energy & process] specialising in mass recruitment for large turnaround projects.

In recognition of his contribution toward the engineering and construction Industry and his knowledge of the framework agreements Geoff holds a place as a non exec director of the management board of the (NJC). National Joint Council for the Engineering Construction Industry and the (ECIA) Engineering Construction Industry Association. Geoff also represents the association as either chair or lay member of the NJC’s Dispute & Adjudication Panel for the Industry, working alongside national officials from the main trade unions Unite and the GMB. Latterly Geoff has also been asked to join the JIB’s Labour relations Committee as one of the representatives of the major employers in the sector, Geoff has been working on the Modernisation of the agreements known as; JIB, BE&S, SELECT & ECA.