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  • About BHRA:

    The BHRA was founded in 1969 as an interest group advocating the advancement of the profession and the development of its members.

    Guiding Principles:

    • To continuously advance the management and development of people to the benefit of individuals, employers and the community at large.

    To be the professional body for those specializing in advancing the management and the development of people, recognized as the leading authority and influence in this field in Bermuda.

BHRA Objectives:

    • Establish, promote and monitor

      Establish, promote and monitor local and internationally recognized standards of knowledge and experience for all persons engaged in the field of human resources management;

    • Certify persons

      Certify persons engaged in human resources management who meet local and internationally recognized standards;

    • Establish and maintain

      Establish and maintain ethical and professional conduct among Members of the Association;

    • Promote the education

      Promote the education, training and continued professional development of persons engaged or interested in human resources management;

    • Provide a medium for networking

      Provide a medium for networking and relationship building for those persons engaged or interested in the field of human resources management;

    • Contribute to the development

      Contribute to the development of Bermuda’s regulatory framework that impacts employment matters; and

Our Executive Board


Krystle DeSilva, MHR

— President
  • HR Business Partner, Assistant Vice President: Bermuda, Barbados and Grand Cayman
  • Marsh

Heather Mello

— Vice President
  • Group HR Specialist & LICL Office Manager
  • Lancashire Insurance Company Limited

Hannah Sorensen

— Communications Chair
  • Immigration Services Specialist
  • Bermuda Hospitals Board


Meredith McCreadie

— Conference Chair
  • Manager, Human Resources
  • KPMG

Aqueelah Somner

— Conference Co-Chair
  • HR Generalist

Nichol Gift

—Events Chair
  • Human Resource Director 
  • A.S. Cooper & Sons Limited 


Katina Weeks

—Events Co-Chair
  • Election Assistant
  • Parliamentary Registry

Tiffany Tavares

— Legislative Chair
  • Senior Paralegal / Office Manager 
  • Carey Olsen

Nikki Benevides

—Legislative Co-Chair
  • Human Resources Associate
  • Clarien Bank Limited

Sarah Nicholson

— Marketing Chair
  • Executive Search Consultant
  • Elevate Executive Selection

Sarah Nicholson

— Marketing Co-Chair
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Expertise Bermuda

Shannah Butterfield

— Professional Development Chair
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Appleby (Bermuda) Ltd.


Kristin Alexander

— Secretary
  • Head of Corporate Administration 
  • Aeolus Capital Management Ltd.

Andrea Tompkins,

— SHRM Delegation Chair
  • Hannover Re (Bermuda) Ltd.

Candace Marshall

— Student Relations Chair
  • Human Resource Coordinator
  • Department of Health, The Government of Bermuda

Sabrina Caton

  • Executive Assistant
  • Victor Insurance (Bermuda) Ltd.

Felicia Steffen, PMP

—Website Chair
  • Advisory & Consulting Manager
  • PwC Bermuda


Our volunteers are so amazing and make it the BHRA so successful!! We have lots of opportunities for members to become more involved whether it is assisting with an event or joining one of our sub-committees. To become more involved with the BHRA, please reach out to any of the Board members or email us at


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