Dawn Marriott-Sims has been with Capita for more than 15 years and was appointed to the board in 2014 as joint COO. Having joined the company in 2000 as managing director, Capita Resourcing & Development, Marriott-Sims was promoted to executive director of Capita’s Workplace Services division in 2011. She started her career in recruitment as a branch manager for Brook Street in 1993, joining Office Angels in 1997 as corporate development manager. Marriott-Sims is also on the main board of the Institute for Collaborative Working, a not-for-profit organisation that researches and provides training on collaborative working principles, practices and processes.