Enable Not Restrict 

The vision for Humber HR People is about creating a new type of HR for the Humber region. 
We believe HR is a critical business tool that should be used to enable not restrict, people are the route to your business success and there is nothing more we love than unlocking that potential. Your success is our success. 

Extensive Experience 

Humber HR People are a group of senior leaders who have a variety of HR backgrounds gained across different organisational sectors and geographies, that love sharing our knowledge and experience to make a difference. Choose support from one, two or three specialist consultants - we really are your external HR Department. 
We work hard to match the best fit support for you and your business. 

Kate van der Sluis FREC Managing Partner 

Kate has 21 years’ experience in hiring, executive search and consultancy, Kate has worked across the North of the UK with clients in the manufacturing, tech, engineering and service sectors, from start-ups to FTSE 250. 
Kate likes simple, effective strategies for people development and especially enjoys working with business owners and entrepreneurs. Her specialisms are Hiring and Recruitment Strategy. 
Kate has a Degree in English & Psychology, Fellow of Institute of Recruitment Practitioners (FIRP FREC), and trained in work behaviour & psychometrics with Thomas International. 
Why do you work in the field of HR? 
Because I’ve seen first hand how great HR support can transform an organisation from good to great. Employees are always an organisations’ biggest cost – and potentially their biggest asset. I’m determined that we will build better workplaces with positive, proactive, people-centred HR and Hiring. 

Kellie Calvert MCIPD Director of HR Consultancy 

Kellie has 20 years’ experience in HR, in both the UK and US, including automotive, retail and leisure sectors. 
Kellie, is energetic, positive and passionate about people strategies delivered through HR Consultancy. Her specialisms are Employee Relations and Strategy. 
She is a chartered member of the Institute of Personnel Development (MCIPD) and trained in work behaviours with Thomas International. 
Why do you work in the field of HR? 
Because I enjoy the complexity of people. I believe if you have the right people strategies in place, you can harness and benefit from that complexity and really utilise the greatest organisational asset every business has. 

Jo Underwood  Talent Consultant 

Jo has over 5 years’ HR experience in and around the Humber region, helping businesses across sectors including construction, healthcare, health and wellbeing, education and FMCG. 
Specialising in talent acquisition, Jo believes that the key to commercial success is found time and time again in the strength of the workforce which starts with acquiring the right people for the right role. 
Jo has a degree in Sociology and is trained in work behaviour and psychometrics with Thomas International. 
Why do you work in the field of HR? 
With a natural zest for everything human, I truly believe that people are a key asset in any business. I help businesses attract top talent. 

Sarah Carvill Business Coordinator 

Sarah has over 30 years’ experience in marketing, communications, design and senior office administration roles working in a variety of sectors including, new build, oil and gas, chemical and renewables. 
She has extensive experience in creating and raising brand awareness both internally and externally, developing and producing social media campaigns and designing and coordinating corporate exhibitions and events. 
Sarah is a dedicated and creative individual who is passionate about people’s wellbeing. 
Why do you work in the field of HR? 
Because people are at the heart of everything we do, and communicating, offering support, training and guidance where necessary will help produce great people which in turn will help businesses achieve their goals. 

Sarah Sutherland ACIPD HR Director 

Sarah has over 10 years’ experience in HR working alongside senior management and leadership teams in both large and SME organisations on all aspects of people and organisational development. 
MCIPD qualified, Sarah has strong technical skills and an excellent working knowledge of current employment law. 
Sarah is a positive and enthusiastic person who thrives on supporting, guiding, and mentoring people in the workplace. 
Why do you work in the field of HR? 
Employees are the heartbeat of any successful organisation and the key to competitive advantage. 
I am a passionate about supporting organisations to create great working environments which enable both the organisation and its people to thrive. 
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