We are thrilled to share that our Managing Director, Carole Burman has joined The Consortium as an Associate. Carole’s inclusion enriches the pool of professionals within The Consortium, providing an invaluable resource for businesses aiming to grow and thrive.

The Consortium is dedicated to fostering business growth and is composed of a group of hand-picked professionals delivering support services to businesses in the region. By joining The Consortium, Carole will share her expertise in human resources with the wider community, allowing start-ups and SMEs to access HR advice from an industry expert.

Every member of The Consortium has firsthand experience starting up, operating, and growing a business. This collective experience allows the group to address the diverse needs of businesses in the region. Whether through mentoring, workshops, training, consulting, grants, and facilitating access to finance, the group is well-positioned to provide comprehensive support for business growth.

Carole Burman, MD MAD-HR joining The Consortium
Carole Burman, Managing Director, MAD-HR

Carole commented: “I’m honoured and excited to be a part of The Consortium supporting local businesses. As a team, we are strategic in our approach, and we bring tactical ideas to the table. We’re here to be critical business friends, here to guide and support you.”

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What is The Consortium?

Co-founded by Sarah Brockwell and Graham Broughton, The Consortium has been designing and delivering award-winning business growth programmes since 2017. Sarah Brockwell supports businesses with PR, Marcomms, and women in business while Graham Broughton’s expertise is in sales, marketing, and IP. Carole will share her expertise and knowledge of HR and will sit alongside four other business professionals. David Adlington an expert in Innovation and start-ups, Carol French who focuses on creativity and brand, Roger Glasel, a finance expert, and James Garrett who will share his insights into video and digital marketing.

The group works with established SMEs, pre-startups, start-ups, and sole traders to help their businesses grow and thrive. Members of the Consortium have hands-on experience with marketing, sales, public relations, manufacturing, engineering, new product innovation and development, IP, project management, human resources, developing domestic and international marketplaces, access to finance, and branding.

To find out more about The Consortium and how they could help your business grow, visit The Consortium website.