Meet Lisa Wheatcroft ...

Lisa Wheatcroft-202289Lisa is an established and capable leader, and as Managing Director of The Oriri Partnership she is recognised for her extensive experience in driving change and business transformation through the most important assets … people.

She has implemented strategies that have increased colleague engagement by 20%, reduced costs by over £90m and improved organisational performance across the board. She's an expert in change management with a focus on organisational design and effectiveness


Lisa is a chartered MCIPD, has an NVQ Level 4 and a Postgraduate degree in HR Management, plus over 20 years experience in HR and Operational leadership. Most recently, Lisa worked as Chief Operating Officer at a large equity backed retail brand and was accountable for the successful running of 90+ retail units across the UK, focusing on leadership of the Operations, Customer, and People functions within the business.


Prior to that, Lisa held several senior roles at Heathrow International Airport, including Head of HR and Head of Talent & Development. During this time, she led a 5-year strategy to drive culture change, led the organisational restructure of over 400 managers and 4000 front line teams, and implemented new ways of working which resulted in a leaner, more cost-efficient operation with increased leadership accountability.

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The Oriri Partnership

Value-driven consultancy management services helping business leaders to transform their organisations with people, development and strategy

Specialists in strategic change management, The Oriri Partnership works with industry leaders to identify and overcome strategic challenges to drive the change needed to transform business performance.


Whether that’s organisational change to meet business priorities, demand for digital transformation, a shortage of skilled workers, spiralling costs or businesses looking for fast growth. With a focus on people and operations, we deliver the change in a way that reduces risk and the impact on people, whilst creating a better, more efficient way of working.


Working on a project basis, we facilitate, organise and operate the change required with fast, accurate, diagnosis followed by a strategic framework and roadmap to enable and empower the people at the heart of your organisation.


It’s that strategic oversight, which with an expert team, helps deliver real change and improvement in business performance.


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We’ve worked with organisations to:

  • Drive efficiencies by reducing the operational cost base
  • Develop and implement complex change programmes
  • Redesign organisations to align people to business priorities
  • Improve the culture and engagement of the business
  • Recruit a high volume of people in a challenging talent market
  • Scale their business by developing marketing and PR plans
  • Define and implement strategies to fulfil new contracts, processes and support growing organisations


If you’re looking to drive complex and critical change in your organisation to improve operational efficiencies and performance, book a discovery call with Oriri, and let them guide you through the options that best fit your organisation.