Rick Lee OBE

SpecialityChief People Officer, Willmott Dixon

Rick is Chief People Officer at Willmott Dixon, a privately-owned contracting and interior fit-out group, that values collaboration, sustainability and people. Founded in 1852, Willmott Dixon is dedicated to leaving a positive legacy in our communities and environment. Rick started his career at Shell, working in the Middle East, followed by roles at QA PLC and the University of Nottingham.

Rick oversees the employee satisfaction survey at Willmott Dixon, with an employee engagement score of 80%, and a response rate of 95%. Rick and his team encourage line managers to be accountable for coaching the right behaviours in their people. Willmott Dixon is accredited with Investors in People – Platinum Award and, in 2020, was named the fifth best company to work for by The Sunday Times.

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