Alexandra Badenoch

Alexandra Badenoch
Director Human Resources, Corporate Affairs & Customer

Alex Badenoch is currently in the role of Director Human Resources, Corporate Affairs & Customer for Asciano.  Having joined the business in May 2011, initially in the role of Director Human Resources, she has responsibility for HR across the business including recruitment, remuneration, performance management, leadership development and cultural development programs across Asciano’s 7,500 strong workforce.  She is also responsible for the Asciano’s cross company customer initiatives and the Corporate Affairs function including media, government relations and internal communications.
Prior to joining Asciano she worked with Telstra for over five years and held the positions of Executive Director Organisational Development & Talent and Executive Director HR for Telstra’s Consumer business including BigPond and Telstra Country Wide during this time.
Prior to joining Telstra, she has held a broad range of senior HR roles including HR Director, Asia Pacific for Novell Inc. and GM Organisational Effectiveness for Coles Myer.
Focus in recent roles has been on
  • team leadership during periods of significant change
  • organisation design and structure, including downsizing
  • designing and implementing robust HR processes including succession management,  performance management, and reward and recognition processes
Recognised for her change management skills and delivery of strong commercial outcomes, Alex has been successful in designing and implementing key initiatives to drive transformational change.