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HR2all has a dynamic team with many years experience at all levels to bring the best practices, values and beliefs to small organisations at an affordable cost. Our experienced consultants have a diverse background and can relate to many different business models.
 The Executive Team
Jean-Bertrand de Lartigue (JB)

JB is Chief Executive of MA Consulting and has enjoyed a successful career as an Entrepreneur, a General Manager and Finance Director in international business. In the last 7 Years as the HR2all limited chairman he has provided HR support to SME’s. With over 22 years experience with Motorola in 5 different countries, he has an exemplary track record of managing a team of up to 350 people during a time of change. A strategic and visionary thinker, JB is able to provide clear leadership and to develop individuals and teams of people to achieve beyond their expectations. JB has extensive understanding of the SME business in the UK and the political environment in Wales.

Qualifications: Graduate from Institut de Formation a la Gestion (Institute of administration and management) – Major in Marketing: Master from Ecole du Chef d’Enterprise – Master in Business Administration: Guest Lecturer at Cardiff Business School and UWIC school of management, Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI): Member of the Turn Around Management Association: Founder of HR2All Ltd: Stakeholder member of UWIC (University of Wales Institute Cardiff): Former British Chamber Of Commerce Board Member: Former Council and Board member of the Cardiff Chamber of Commerce: former Chairman and founder of The Relocation Consortium Ltd.

 The Consultants
Judith Kiely Chartered FCIPD

has more than twenty-five years’ experience of strategic and operational human resources management in both the industrial and public sectors within the UK and Europe. After eight years with UK and German subsidiaries of US manufacturing companies (Honeywell Control Systems, Chicogo Cosmetic GmbH and Ascom), she spent four-and-a-half years with NHS in Wales, attaining the position of Assistant Director of Personnel within Cardiff Community Healthcare NHS Trust. Judith established Carpe Diem HR Solutions (now Carpe Diem Human Resources Limited) in 1999, primarily with the aim of assisting SMEs in setting up their HR function and advising on the introduction of ‘best practice’ initiatives. Judith has worked as a freelance HR Specialist assisting a number of local authorities on behalf of the Wales Audit Office and, until recently, was an Assessor for the Welsh Assembly Government’s Health At Work (Corporate Health Standard). She was also a Business Advisor with the Welsh Assembly Government’s SME Equality Project from January 2002 to the cessation of the Project at the end of August 2008. In 1998, Judith was appointed as an Employment Tribunal Member and also sits as an Independent Member on the South Wales Police Misconduct Panel. Earlier this year she was appointed as a Lay Race Assessor in the County Courts.

Qualifications: An HR Generalist, with expertise in Occupational Testing, TUPE transfers, Redundancy, Recruitment and Selection, Job Evaluation, Career Counselling, Disciplinary Issues and Absence Management, Judith has a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Wales. A Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, she chaired the South East Wales CIPD Branch from 2001 to 2003. In 2009, Judith trained as a mediator through the Arbitration, Conciliation and Advisory Service (ACAS).

Mandy Withers

Prior to starting her own Human Resources & Training Consultancy in 2005, Mandy had over ten years experience in HR and training roles. She has managed HR functions within the manufacturing sector and has been involved in many types of projects ranging from developing Job Evaluation Schemes, Performance Management Schemes, Tupe, redundancy handling and developing the role and skills of Works Councils. She was instrumental in the roll out of an ERP system for a company that had undergone a huge cultural change. The workforce decreased from 450 to 150 employees over a three year period and Mandy was involved in the closure of one of it’s subsidiaries, project managing the transfer of the technology and business to a sister company in Cambridgeshire. Also, she was the co-ordinator in the crisis management and disaster recovery plan for a Dutch FMCG company in 2005, which suffered a company fire and eventually resulted in a closure and 150 job loss six months later. In 2007, she project managed the Burberry closure in South Wales, which resulted in 310 job losses. Talk HR Solutions were involved in the resettlement of the workers into new roles during the project. Mandy was also involved in the closure of Carrington Wire at the end of 2008 and again resettling the workers.

She has worked in both private and public sectors including Pharma, NHS, Education, FMCG and Construction.

Geraldine Dawson


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