Alana Shepherd

Alana Shepherd

Executive Manager - People Agility, REA Group

With more than 18 years’ experience in HR, Alana is passionate about realising enterprise value and growth by creating an exceptional work experience products enabled by agile and innovative practices.

Alana leads the newly formed People Agility team at REA Group (who most of us know via their digital property experiences – and The People Agility team are on a mission to ensure REA thrives as they navigate the changing future of work. This includes a focus on hybrid working, wellbeing, innovation practices and disrupting the status quo to build future-fit people & leadership experiences for their 3000 employees.

Alana has been at REA for more than 5 years, and spent several years partnering across REA’s Product, Design & Technology communities on their strategic people, leadership, culture and change agendas prior to her current role.

Prior to REA, Alana has worked in senior HR and Change Management roles across multiple industries in Australia, Japan, Singapore, London and Papua New Guinea. She holds a Bachelor of Business & Psychology from Newcastle University and a Masters in Change Management from UNSW Graduate School of Business.