Pia Engstrom

Managing Director - The HR Dept Australia

Pia is an accomplished Senior HR executive with over 28 years of experience in the areas of HR, IR, management and consulting in both Australia and the UK.   

Pia was the first franchisee and a shareholder when the HR Dept was launched in Australia from the UK in 2017.  Pia became a Director and a Board Member in March 2018 and in October 2020 Pia took over as the Franchisor.  

She holds a Bachelor of Business degree with a double major in Human Resources & Management from Edith Cowan University. Pia is a CAHRI member of AHRI and a committee member for WA for Women in Franchising (WIF). For the past 3 years Pia has been selected in the Top 30 Franchise Executives in Australia.