Hazel Cannon is the director and leader of the Deming Forum, a European not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating learning and networking opportunities for those who wish to deepen their understanding of the Deming system of management. Formerly, she was director of operations for Penhaligon’s, Royal Perfumers. She spent many years in systems management in medical electronics.
She also worked in the UK government and served as their Department of Trade and Industry’s consultant for quality in the service sector. She studied and consulted with Dr. Deming, accompanying him on multiple lecturing and consulting trips in Europe and the United States. She is a board member of an organization providing shelter for the homeless and vulnerable and a director of MHA, an organization providing housing for mentally and physically challenged people. In 2005, she was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society for the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (UK).