Camilla Hayes

Camilla Hayes

Operations Director

I’m the Operations Director, managing and leading the Operations team for NSCG, to drive efficiency, support and facilitate the business to be able to deliver an exceptional client experience.

What experience and expertise do you bring to your role?

Ten years operational experience, in the people advisory space and over fifteen years international sporting experience.

How are you helping people to achieve their full potential?

Working with business to optimise the systems and processes. Working closely with the team to encourage learning and enabling them to take on more responsibility.

What are your thoughts on the future of your sector? 

Artificial Intelligence is one to watch in the Operations Space, the fine balance between business productivity, efficiency and data security is going to be exciting and interesting for all businesses.

What do you enjoy outside of work? Any hobbies? 

With over 60 caps for England playing lacrosse, one Bronze World Championship (2017), three European Championship Golds (2019, 2015, 2012) and one silver (2008) medals, sitting still is hard for me even in “retired” life, luckily the dog keeps me constantly busy as he’s adorable, but a cheeky monkey!

What’s your top three podcasts/books? 

– Fixable, Frances Frei & Anne Morris
– Women at Work – Harvard Business School
– The Psychopath Test, Jon Ronson

What’s your go-to productivity trick? 

Setting achievable goals, and just starting something. Once it’s started, it’s easier to finish!

How do you prefer to start your day? 

Gym session followed by coffee

What was your first job? 

Head of Lacrosse at a secondary school

What’s the best advice you were ever given? 

Follow the 80/20 rule, 80% is perfect and 20% is probably perfect and allows you to move forward at speed.