Cheryl Brannan, Human Resources Director

Cheryl Brannan

Human Resources Director


Appointed to the Board in 2015, Cheryl Brannan has led our human resources strategic plan since 2006, first as Human Resources Manager then for the last four years, as Director of HR & Development.


During her early years with us, Cheryl Brannan was principally responsible for focussing on strengthening our core organisational capability worldwide. This involved developing a business-aligned HR strategy that rewarded high performance, developed people skills and ensured the organisation adheres to continued legislative compliance.

In her time as Director of Human Resources & Development, Cheryl Brannan has delivered people focussed policies, procedures and initiatives covering the complete employment lifecycle from workforce planning through to performance management and development. During 2013/2014, Cheryl guided our Senior Management and HSE teams in achieving OHSAS 18001 Certification across our operations in UK, Brazil, USA and Asia.

Prior to joining Sonardyne in 2006, Cheryl built a career in human resources working with companies across the automotive, telecoms, defence and utilities sectors. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.