Leah Bracha

Leah has six years’ experience in recruitment and HR, and she has been with RBS since 2015. In her current role as an Executive Researcher, she supports external executive search, internal mobility and talent development, and succession planning across the top tiers of the organisation.

She previously worked as a Resourcing Consultant specialising in Risk and Compliance, with experience recruiting at all levels and responsibility for internal and external hiring, as well as redeployment and outplacement activity. She began her career at Katie Bard recruitment, joining on the graduate programme in 2013 and working as a Recruitment Consultant before moving in-house.

Leah is a Board Member for the ‘RBS Women’ employee network where she supports communications and marketing activity, and the network’s internal female development programme. She is a volunteer for Moneysense, the bank’s free financial education programme for young people, and has previously supported the Envision youth charity as a business coach and mentor. She has also mentored students on a one-to-one basis through the University of Birmingham Alumni Mentoring Scheme, and the BPS Birmingham Mentoring Scheme.

Prior to moving to London in 2017, Leah worked in Birmingham during which time she spent two years volunteering for BPS Birmingham’s Talent Committee, which aimed to support and develop aspiring talent and young professionals in the city. After 12 months as a committee member, she took on the role of Chair; during this time, the committee ran 16 events attended by over 600 people, including a lifestyle and careers fair to connect university students with prospective employers and local lifestyle organisations.

Leah has a BA in Economic and Social History from the University of Birmingham.