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Anita Cunningham


Anita is Interim Head of Culture & Inclusion at Countryside Properties, responsible for values and culture and developing and implementing the DEI strategy.

An experienced HR leader with expertise in supporting business transformation and culture change.


Anita has held contract roles across numerous industries before being appointed to her current role in March 2021.

Prior to Countryside, Anita was the Executive HR Director for a privately owned bank that underwent a significant digital transformation.


Anita is passionate about diversity and inclusion. For the last 11 years she has volunteered to support children in care as a mentor. She also volunteered for 7 years with Age UK, to support older people who felt isolated and lonely.


Anita graduated from Leicester University with a Masters of Science (MSc) in Strategic Human Resource Management and Organisational Change and is CIPD qualified.