Leigh Lafever-Ayer

Vice President Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 

As HR Director, Leigh Lafever-Ayer oversees human resources for all operating groups and the UK corporate headquarters.  She has over 25 years of experience with the company and has held a variety of roles in management and human resources.

Leigh champions, advises and sponsors diversity initiatives at Enterprise.  Enterprise has been recognised by The Times as a Top 50 Employer for Women each year since the award’s inception in 2005 and Leigh was shortlisted for the Directing Diverse Talent Award by Opportunity Now in 2012 and 2015.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is a top employer of graduates in the UK and recruits from over 100 universities nationwide.  The company has been nationally recognised for work done on university campuses in the area of employability and social mobility.

Leigh is originally from Cookeville, Tennessee and today, she lives in Surrey with her husband and young daughter.  She is a Governor at Guildford College Group, sits on the Advisory Board for Global Diversity Practice and is an advisor for Bridge Builders Mentoring Scheme.