AHR Consultants recruit the best CIPD qualified HR consultants, administration, and sales team to ensure your business has the support it needs.

They are also quite nice people!

Colin Davison
As our Chairman Colin has a wealth of business experience. He was formally Chairman of Abbey Protection PLC and instrumental in securing its Stock Market Flotation and subsequent sale to an American Insurer in 2014. Colin is a Coventry City fan and Chairman of his local cricket club. Like Simon, he is also a Princes Trust Mentor.
Simon Howes
Managing Director

In 2007 Simon co-founded Abbey HR Services which became AHR Consultants following a successful Management Buyout with our Chairman, Colin Davison in May 2017. Originally from Bristol, Simon now lives in a small village near Rugby, Warwickshire. He runs regularly and has completed the Great North Run 19 consecutive times. Simon is also a Princes Trust Mentor.

Charles Waterlow
Director - Services

Charles has spent his working life in HR, including time with Next and Olympus Sports as HR Director. He co-founded AHR Consultants (formally Abbey HR Services) in 2007 with Simon. Charles is another 'sporty' member of the team having cycled from Lands End to John O'Groats, completed four marathons and 19 Great North Runs with Simon.

Laurence Begley
Director of Health & Safety Services

An accountant by qualification, Laurence has spent the last 15 years in business and product development within the health and safety arena. Laurence is passionate about delivering long term, fit for purpose/bespoke solutions to clients and prides himself on still working with clients he originally signed up when he first started! In his spare time Laurence enjoys the gym for de-stressing and attending sports (rugby, football and cricket) for relaxation.

Tee Aujlay
Business Development Manager
Tee is an enthusiastic and experienced Business Development Manager and has worked in Sales and with the Accountancy profession for over 17 years. In September 2017 Tee joined the team at AHR and enrolled at college to study for the CIPD Certificate in Human Resources, demonstrating true commitment to her new role! In her spare time, Tee enjoys yoga, long walks, challenging her two teenagers, and she would never say ‘No’ to bruschetta and a glass (or two) of Prosecco.
Adam Smyth
HR Consultant / Trainer

A passionate HR professional with over 17 years’ experience in a range of sectors including Care, Blue Chip, Utilities, Retail, Public Sector, Manufacturing & Warehouse. Adam is a pragmatic problem solver willing to challenge where appropriate with a supportive coaching style focusing on delivering the most appropriate solution, or range of options, for all circumstances. Partial to a drop of red and a good boxset at the weekend, Adam is an advocate of Jason Vale juices, smoothies and recipes.

Rob Elliott
HR Consultant / Trainer / Solicitor
Working in Employment Law and HR for over 16 years, Rob is a qualified solicitor and deals with the whole range of employment issues, providing services to a range of businesses from a variety of sectors. He regularly drafts contracts, policies, letters, and advises and represents clients in Employment Tribunals. Outside of work Rob enjoys spending time with his young family, and training, coaching and competing in CrossFit competitions.
Natalie Ellis
HR Consultant

CIPD qualified with 12 years generalist HR experience, Natalie started her HR career with Woolworths Group, moving into transport and going on to manage an HR department. Originally from West London, Natalie now resides in Northamptonshire with her husband and two step children. She is a member of the CIPD committee and is an ambassador for their Steps Ahead youth employment programme.

Gary Cuppelditch
HR Consultant

Gary has over 20 years' experience of working in HR. This includes seven years in Head of HR and Director roles across public and private sector businesses. Prior to moving into HR and training, Gary worked in logistics and retail as an Operational Manager.

Gemma Long
HR Consultant

Gemma is a Chartered member of the CIPD with a Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in HR Management. She has over 15 years HR experience in a wide range of different industries, including engineering, FMCG, Retail and Education. She enjoys dealing with complex employee relation cases while focusing on delivering the most appropriate solution and helping organisations get the best from their people. Outside of work Gemma loves spending time with her daughter and holidays!

Simran Rooprai
HR Advisor

Simran is an enthusiastic, bubbly and driven individual who has graduated from university with a BA honours in Human Resources Management. She is also CIPD qualified to Level 5 and is starting her career within HR. Outside of work Simran enjoys attending Zumba classes and loves shopping!

Kate Willson
Training Associate
Kate is MCIPD qualified and has a strong HR and development background with many years experience across a wide range of organisations. She has experience in designing and delivering training on a wide range of management development subjects. She is qualified in a number of psychometric tools and profiling instruments which she uses for both selection and team or individual development. Away from work, Kate enjoys walking in the countryside, exercising and spending time with her family.
Gilli Osborne
Marketing Manager
Gilli is a highly motivated, experienced marketing professional with over 10 years’ experience in various sectors. Gilli is passionate about all things creative stemming from her design background. Outside of work she is kept busy with her two dogs that she rescued from Thailand and can often be spotted running around the roads of Rugby.
Eleanor Clark
Finance and Administration Manager

Having worked across a number of sectors including retail, conveyancing, recruitment and insurance within their administration and finance departments, Eleanor has built up an all round wealth of knowledge and experience in both areas since 2006. She has a passion for craft and enjoys crocheting and attempting other creative challenges when she's not chasing around after her three children. She mostly enjoys huggles with them and spending time with her family and friends.

Gemma Vince
Administrative Assistant

Before Gemma joined AHR Consultants, she worked as a Senior Carer within a dementia care home for five years. Outside of work she is kept busy with her two boys who love to be outdoors. When she does get a moment to herself she loves nothing more than a good book, a scented candle and a glass of prosecco.