Director of Human Resources, International Convention Centre Sydney
As Director of Human Resources at ICC Sydney, Natalie Britt empowers the venue’s team members to achieve ICC Sydney’s mission – operate an extraordinary venue with extraordinary people who win, run and support extraordinary events.
Natalie was compelled to move into the business events industry and play a part in achieving ICC Sydney’s ambition to be Australia’s premier integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment venue by attracting and nurturing the best talent in the sector.
Her role entails driving the venue’s people strategy with best-in-class HR processes, policies and practices, to make ICC Sydney an extraordinary place to work for world class professionals.
Natalie believes that people are the most important aspect of ICC Sydney’s business. She is dedicated to fostering a culture of performance excellence and oversees ICC Sydney’s diversity strategy and its six streams including Generation Success, Parents and Carers, First Nations, LGBT, Able @work and New Australians.
Prior to joining ICC Sydney, Natalie held various HR leadership positions based in Hong Kong, the Middle East, the UK and Asia Pacific regions. Her extensive experience spans the defence, aviation, hospitality, media & telecommunications, logistics and government sectors, including roles at Broadcast Australia, Serco Defence and Etihad Airways.
Natalie has a proven track record of leading large-scale transformation and transition projects and is highly regarded for her industrial relations, performance management, change management and people management expertise. She was recently named in the Human Resource Director’s 2019 Hot 40 list in recognition of her achievements.
She holds a Masters in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Business and Commerce from Western Sydney University.
Among other roles in the community, Natalie is a long-time volunteer for the Leukaemia Foundation.