Meet Our Team
Meet the hr inspire team
Find out more about who we are, our specialisms and how we support our customers!
hr inspire HR Consultants
With nearly 30 years of specialist expertise in driving HR initiatives at major household names such as Dixon’s Stores Group, Hilton Hotels and Radisson Hotels, Sandra is skilled in managing HR functions while keeping a commercial focus.
Since launching hr inspire in 2012, Sandra has built the business to become the partner of choice for over 100 customers, including big brands such as Amazon, Virgin Active and Royal Voluntary Service.
“I aspire to inspire people and I am actually doing this!”
FCIPD, Senior HR Consultant
Experienced HR and Change Leader within Public and Private sectors. Operating as a member of the Senior Executive Leadership team and as a Strategic Business Partner, Coach and trusted advisor to Senior Executives. Ann is a passionate people leader motivated by unlocking the potential of people, teams and organisations through teamwork and collaboration.
“Fabulous team, wonderful customers, engaging projects and a gorgeous office in Tring – need I say more!”
With specialist expertise in leadership, change management, strategy, acquisition, workplace culture, transformation and discrimination, Suzanne also heads up the consultancy’s new Respect for People initiative, designed to promote and support organisations in driving dignity and respect in the workplace.
Along with her experience in the HR sector, Suzanne has in-depth knowledge of the hospitality, private equity and retail sectors. She also works as CEO for hospitality and commercial property business, Clarenco, and has held senior positions as Board Director for Dreams, The Red Group and DSGi Business.
MCIPD, HR Consultant
Graduating with a first-class honours in business administration and human resources management, Jacqui has over fifteen years’ of HR experience.
Working across a wide variety sectors, including Care, Manufacturing and Retail, Jacqui has overseen, advised and supported on all areas of HR.
“I love the variety of customers I am able to support, providing advice across such a wide ranging HR spectrum! And of course, working alongside a lovely team in beautiful Tring is a bonus.”
MCIPD, HR Consultant
An HR Manager with deep employee relations expertise; Polly enjoys building trusting relationships and guiding others through the complexities of employment law.
She has gained her experience within some impressive blue chip organisations within the oil and gas, retail and FMCG industries as well as running the HR department for a pharmaceutical SME.
“Ever since I started here I have felt that as a company we have a very positive attitude to what we CAN do. It’s a case of ‘let’s see how we can do that’ rather than ‘I’m not sure if that’s going to be possible’. I love that!”
CIPD, HR Consultant
Helen has extensive experience of Employee Relations, Change Management and Business Partnering at a high level within the hospitality, manufacturing and leisure industries.
Helen is passionate about people development and has a very professional approach whilst maintaining her boundless sense of humour and relaxed manner.
“A mingling of diverse customers, knowledgeable & progressive colleagues (who are more like family) and a wonderful flexible approach to working from our “leader” makes for a perfect place to work!”
MCIPD, HR Reward Consultant
An experienced HR Professional with a strong Retail, Distribution and Financial Services background. Sally has 21 years’ HR experience, with the last 18 years as a Reward specialist.
She is experienced in the design and implementation of reward solutions to attract, motivate and retain; and uses her expertise to support us with senior level recruitment, searching for great candidates for ‘hard to fill’ vacancies and all things ‘Reward’
“The interesting variety of work combined with a lovely team and customer base makes hr inspire a wonderful place to be!”
BCA, HRIS Consultant
Nicole has a wealth of global HR experience spanning the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand allowing her over the past 15 years to develop deep skills in HR strategy and operations.
Her skills allow us at hr inspire to support and guide our customers in providing MI dashboards depicting HR KPI for our customers and senior management. Her skills in turning this data into meaningful information allows us to be true business partners with our customers.
“I love working at hr inspire because the team are not only extremely professional but are great fun too!”
FCIPD, Associate HRBP
An experienced HR Business Partner and Employee Relations Manager, with FCIPD qualification and a broad generalist base.
She is an excellent coach and her relationship building skills help support managers of all levels to deliver people plans.
“I love how much we all care about supporting our customers – it really creates a wonderful environment to work in”
With a career supporting some of the UK’s largest retail brands, Jo has held HR & ER roles at organisations including Dixons Carphone, Comet and BHS.
Jo’s knowledge spans both HR & ER specialisms, including disciplinary & grievances, sickness & absence management and HR policy development and maintenance.
“I love how fast paced and fun it is working at hr inspire! It’s such a pleasure to work alongside such a fantastic team who have so much experience & knowledge.”
CIPD, HR Advisor
Katie is a highly motivated, enthusiastic and organised professional who is passionate about people.
With over seven years’ experience within HR, L&D and recruitment, in 2019 Katie achieved her CIPD L5 Diploma in HRM
“I can honestly say I love everything about working for hr inspire!”
HR & Training Coordinator
An organised, conscientious and positive member of the hr inspire team, Sabrina is our HR & Training Coordinator.Sabrina works across many areas of the business, coordinating H&S and CPC training, assisting with HR Administration and recruiting perfect candidates for our customers.
“It’s inspiring to be surrounded by such an expert team – I love the culture at hr inspire and it’s great to see the impact we have on our customers”
A Business and Human Resource Management Graduate, Cheryl has a range of public and private sector experience.
Cheryl works alongside the HR Consultants and Advisors at hr inspire, providing strong administrative skills to deliver exceptional customer service and experience.
“hr inspire is such a welcoming company, and it’s really reflected in the strength of the relationship with our customers”
Molly is currently studying towards CIPD Level 3 as a HR Apprentice at hr inspire.
During her apprenticeship, Molly is gaining experience across all HR specialities as well as the wider business including recruitment and marketing.
“I love that I get to see all different areas of HR and the atmosphere always feels very happy!”
Jack is currently studying Business Management at Plymouth University, and is completing a placement year at hr inspire to develop his business and office knowledge.
Gaining experience across many divisions, Jack supports hr inspire’s Marketing, Recruitment at HR departments.
“Every day is different with lots of different challenges and is a great place to work with amazing people!”
hr inspire Finance & Marketing
After 13 years as a Nurse in the NHS, Sarah decided 6 years ago to study for her AAT Diploma in Accounting. She now successfully provides us the benefit of her skills with our accounting processes.
Sarah’s approach to making sure that “no stone is left unturned” in balancing our books ensures we constantly thrive to ensure our customers get great value for money!
“I love working at hr inspire because a happy office is a great place to be!”
With over a decades’ marketing experience, Jo is a self-motivated and knowledgeable Marketing specialist.
Well versed in combining the art of creative communications with the science of data driven marketing, Jo is passionate about the opportunity that the intelligent use of modern marketing methods offer.
“It doesn’t feel like work when it’s so much fun! We’ve got such a great brand built by a wonderful team.”
Head of Marketing & Business Development
Shahbaz is our Head of Marketing and Business Development Executive who works within multiple areas of the business to help grow and develop the brand through various channels.
With a passion for event management Shahbaz is involved in all marketing events which hr inspire host to help enable further engagement, brand awareness and perception of the business. Shahbaz is also for responsible for the content management of all Marketing communications both internal and external of the business.
Shahbaz holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic and Digital Marketing MSc and is seeking to do further higher education to develop his knowledge further on business operations.