Vanesa holds an LLB (Hons) from the Open University and a Master of Laws (LLM) in Legal Practice from the University of Law. She has taught Law to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students for 10 years, and holds academic roles at various Universities, including Sunderland, Arden, Leicester and University of Wales Trinity St David.
In addition, with a career spanning 20 years in HR leadership roles in the UK and overseas, Vanesa also possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise in all areas of HR and L&D. She has been a Human Resources Lecturer since 2015, delivering CIPD qualifications at level 3, 5 and 7, holds a CIPD Diploma in L&D and is a Member of the CIPD.
Having studied Digital Course Design at the University of Oxford, Vanesa combines her knowledge of HR and Law with her experience in delivering blended and digital learning to produce bespoke academic content and courses that maximise learners’ success.
Vanesa also leads her own HR consultancy practice, acting as a trusted advisor to SMEs on all things HR and L&D. Vanesa speaks fluent Spanish and Italian, and is a committed lifelong learner passionate about continuous self-improvement.