Our Team

We are proud of our team.

Each member of the MAD-HR team has the experience and expertise to make a positive difference to your business. Individually we are unique in our experiences and knowledge, together we are MAD-HR. Whatever challenge you are facing, we have what it takes to fix it.

We are passionate, accountable and get results for your business.

Carole Burman

Managing Director

Managing Director and Founder of MAD-HR, Carole has over 30 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.

Charlotte Bate

Director

Charlotte has worked as an HR Professional, Trainer and Coach for over 20 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.

Tracey Munro

HR Consultant

Tracey is a senior HR professional who is based at 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.

Sophie Hughes

HR Consultant

Sophie is a pragmatic and conscientious HR professional, with a wealth of experience in the private healthcare sector delivering best practice HR in areas such as recruitment, onboarding, performance management, offboarding and delivering efficiencies through effective HR systems. Sophie is passionate about employee engagement and building meaningful relationships with clients, enabling her to provide a first-class HR support service to deliver the goals of the business.

Camille Nickson

Learning & Development Associate

Camille is an experienced L&D professional having been an HR Director and Organisational Development Consultant. She has over 30 years of experience working in the commercial, public and education sector. She has an excellent track record of developing talent, focusing on delivering positive outcomes for the individual and business.

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 our team across the East of England.

Deborah Watson

PR Associate

A former journalist and global PR manager, Deborah is an award winning communications professional who works with business leaders to help them enhance their media engagement and hone their brand voice.

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