Featured on the 2018 HR Most Influential list, Marco Reick has spent his career in HR within a number of businesses in the UK hospitality industry.
He joined the rapidly growing Black Sheep Coffee as HR Director at the end of 2018 to support their ambitious expansion both in the UK and internationally.
Prior to Black Sheep, Marco was People Director at LEON where he was responsible for the overall people strategy, overseeing recruitment, HR, training and development, wellbeing and culture. Reick spent three and a half years at the fledgeling Bill’s Restaurants as part of the team of directors who took Bill’s from newcomer to nationwide restaurant brand during its expansion. No stranger to large-scale businesses, he also spent more than six years at The Restaurant Group (FTSE 250) as head of recruitment while the group was going through a period of significant growth, nearly doubling in size up to almost 500 sites.
Reick is a frequent speaker and panellist at events and conferences, on topics such as employee wellbeing, team engagement and flexible working and has won a number of HR awards on these topics.