As HR Director/VP Human Resources, Leigh Lafever-Ayer oversees human resources (HR) for all operating groups and the UK corporate headquarters. She has over 25 years of experience with Enterprise and has held a variety of roles in management and HR.
Leigh champions, advises and sponsors diversity initiatives at Enterprise, which has been recognised by The Times as a Top 50 Employer for Women each year since the award’s inception in 2005. Leigh was shortlisted for the Directing Diverse Talent Award by Opportunity Now in 2012 and 2015.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is an employer of graduates in the UK and recruits from more than 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 now lives in Surrey with her husband and daughter. She is an advisory board member for Global Diversity Practice and is an adviser for Bridge Builders Mentoring Scheme.
About Business in the Community’s Gender Equality Leadership Team
Each area of work Business in the Community (BITC) undertakes is led by a group of senior executives who provide strategic guidance and support us in achieving our objectives.
The purpose of BITC’s Gender Equality Leadership Team is to help ensure that women can achieve their full potential at work.
Find out more about BITC’s work on gender.