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Our team

We hand pick the people who work for us because they must have the knowledge, the skills and the right approach to be able to work for us. We pride ourselves on the quality of those people and the service that they deliver.

Carole Burman

Managing Director

Managing Director and Founder of MAD-HR, Carole Burman has over 25 years of experience working in the world of HR. She prides herself on her ability to help clients grow their business and attract, retain and engage talent by building a positive employer brand. Read more

Charlotte Bate


Charlotte has worked as an HR Professional, Trainer and Coach for over 15 years and has a wealth of experience in delivering transformational HR support to businesses of all shapes and sizes, whilst always working with honesty and integrity. Read more

Naomi Read

HR Consultant

With over 15 years’ experience working within HR, Naomi has worked for both small-scale and multi-national companies, specialising in diverse range of industries which has allowed her to develop her expertise and knowledge to provide the best possible service. Read more

Tracey Munro

HR Consultant

Tracey is a Senior HR professional who heads up our Essex office, with over 30 years of experience within the human resources industry. Her distinguishing quality is her personal, focused approach - always ensuring she puts her clients’ needs first. Read more

Leigh Cunningham

Office Manager

Leigh is our Office Manager and has over 10 years of experience working as both a secretary and as a board level PA. Leigh ensures that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes and provides continuous support to both our clients and our team across East Anglia. Read more

Jane Doughty

HR Consultant

I have over 20 years of experience working in HR, working with private companies, charities and the public sector – including start-ups and SME’s to national businesses and everything in between. I specialise in helping businesses find and create brilliant teams, pay and benefits, managing performance and behaviour, employee engagement and planning and implementing change.
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Brilliant service and advice from MAD-HR.   Thank you so much, you’ve made the process of taking on our first employee an absolute breeze! Highly recommended.