Atkinson HR Consulting, 12 Elnor Lane, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7JN

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CIPD People Management Awards 2019 Winner

© 2019 by Atkinson HR Consulting Limited. Company number: 10705542

12 Elnor Lane, Whaley Bridge, SK23 7JN

Creating change, building capacity and driving quality people management, performance and leadership in values-driven organisations across the UK. 

CIPD People Management Awards 2019 Winne

Outcome Focused I Quality I Sustainability I Honest I Pragmatic

Graham Atkinson

Managing Director and Lead Consultant 

Graham set up Atkinson HR Consulting in 2017 and is an experienced Voluntary Sector senior leader including over 5-years as Director of People, Governance and Performance at the National Union of Students and 7-years as Director of Membership Services and HR at Northumbria Students’ Union.

Graham is the lead consultant on many of our projects and provides support and guidance to the rest of the team. 

Tom Flynn

Associate Consultant


Tom is Chief Executive of Royal Holloway Students’ Union, a large charity with £7m turnover and over 500 staff.


He is an experienced leader within the HE sector and is a Trustee at The Albert Kennedy Trust. He's due to complete his MSc in Charity Accounting & Financial Management at Cass Business School.


Tom's focus for Atkinson HR Consulting is on governance and strategy development in the Voluntary Sector.

Laura Atkinson

Director of Operations


Laura has over 4 years’ experience in compliance and performance management, and over 10 years’ experience in customer services and support.


She is responsible for our business systems and processes, communications and marketing, and is the office-based point of contact for our clients.


Laura also works with our clients on investigations, grievances and other casework. 

Eleanor Walker

People & Development



Eleanor joined our team in June 2019 in the role of People and Development Consultant. She's an experienced HR / L&D business partner with a strong background in performance management, coaching and Learning & Development.


She joined us from the Fung Group, where she spent four years as Learning and Organisational Development Manager, working with business leaders across Europe to develop L&D / OD strategies.