My personal values include ensuring that I treat people in the way they want to be treated, and ensuring that everyone is treated equally. In teams that I have worked in, I ensure that these values are demonstrated.
As a long-serving member of staff, I feel I have a responsibility to share my knowledge of the organisation with others. I encourage individuals to reach their true potential and have assisted individuals to successfully gain promotion. I have also trained as a volunteer to support staff with personal cases and provide individuals with advice. As a member of the ParliREACH Executive Committee I fully support the priorities of this workplace equality network.
The advice I would give my younger self is to learn from others within the organisation, and to feel confident to be yourself and reach your full potential.
I am inspired by individuals who are their true selves at work, and the benefits that this brings to the cultural knowledge of the organisation.
Francene's role in Parliament
I have worked in Parliament for over 20 years in various departments including the Parliamentary Estates Directorate, Human Resources and now in the Department of Chamber and Committee Services. My current role as Senior Executive Officer in the Table Office provides advice to MPs and their staff tabling Parliamentary Questions, Early Day Motions and Adjournment Debates.