Jessica Roy


Director, Global Human Capital

Jessica Roy leads the Human Capital function at Motive Partners, where our most important asset is our people. Jessica brings multi-industry, global experience to the organization with the ultimate goal of attracting, developing and retaining talent to maximize the achievement of strategic business objectives.


Most recently, Jessica was a Senior Human Resources Business Partner at AXIS Capital, a leading global insurer and re-insurer which provides clients and distribution partners with a broad range of specialized risk transfer products and services. At AXIS, Jessica oversaw a team of global HR professionals who collectively were responsible for the AXIS Re division based in New York, Zurich, Bermuda, Singapore and Brazil. Jessica was responsible for strategic and tactical business partnership including talent acquisition, talent management, performance management, employee relations, compensation and reporting. Jessica was also seconded to AXIS’ Accident and Health division to provide HR guidance and oversight. Further, Jessica’s projects included integration work for AXIS’s intended merger-of-equals with PartnerRe and subsequent organizational re-design.

Prior to AXIS, Jessica was with Citi’s Campus Recruiting department where she oversaw the recruitment and internship programs for quantitative trading & analysis, investment research, the private bank, and commodities. She began her career in the Human Resources department of the New York Post, a News Corporation company.

Jessica graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a double major in Journalism and Psychology and is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

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