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Carole Burman - Founder and Director of MAD-HR

Carole Burman FCIPD MIoD

Managing Director

Carole Burman has over over 25 years’ experience working in the world of HR, She has worked for blue-chip companies in FMCG retailing, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution and most recently, automotive retail.

Using her own authentic approach as HR Director, Carole has helped transform Marshall Motor Group’s sales from an underlying £250m to just under £1bn in 5 years. Plus, it went from being a regional company to a top 10 UK retail group and was voted as a “Great Place to Work” by its staff.

Although a cliché, HR and people really are passions of hers, which is why she decided she wanted to do things a bit differently and bring high-quality HR services to all businesses, regardless of their size, but at an affordable price.


What it's like to work with Carole

Carole is most definitely the first person that you would pick to be on your team. Carole is the epitome of value added and is an asset to whatever she is involved with. Her wealth of experience and great commercial acumen coupled with her tact, diplomacy, and ability to empathise leads to insightful, considered advice and solutions that will get the right result, in the right way.

Carole’s patience appears to be infinite, she is unflappable and her strong values and ethics really are commensurate with everything that she does. She is warm, funny, a delight to be around and an absolute pleasure to work with.

What three words best describe Carole

Unflappable, warm and funny

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.