People & Culture Manager
Carole is the People & Culture Manager at Saunders Robinson Brown.
Carole is passionate about supporting individuals and businesses to have strong people and culture systems and demonstrate great leadership. She started her career as a Legal Secretary and moved on to achieving a Legal Executive qualification prior to leaving law to move into personnel roles. She completed her degree and post graduate qualification extramurally at Massey University and considers herself a lifelong learner.
As she has worked as a HR professional for nearly 30 years she has a vast range of practical experience across many businesses and sectors. Carole’s previous roles included HR Manager at Hellers Ltd, Manager HR Shared Services and H&S Manager at Canterbury DHB and National Business Risk Manager for Spotless Services Ltd.
Carole has developed and facilitated leadership training and supported businesses to improve leadership skills and implement HR strategies, practices and systems to keep staff safe and healthy in the workplace as well as demonstrating a strong inclusive culture. As a coach, Carole has supported many leaders to understand their strengths, motivations and leadership styles and uses her personal experience to help people improve skills and understand themselves and the people they support.