Meet our Principal Consultant
Mel Tunbridge

Mel Tunbridge

Our Principal Consultant
Energetic Whirlwind
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Mel created Agile People Partners, to help businesses like yours.

Over the years, she’s worked as an HR Director, Generalist HR Consultant and various other HR specific roles as she worked her way to where you find her today. She’ve had no choice other than to keep it real with her HR solutions, stick to deadlines, measure the ROI on activity and be innovative with ideas because she believes in best practice.
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Mel's an energetic whirlwind

Mel strives to understand the broader objectives an organisation is facing, understanding that HR is just one cog of many. She gets the job done and she has some fun along the way. Most clients come to her via recommendations. Mel also loves working with individuals looking for some external HR support or advice specific to their current circumstance. That could be dealing with redundancy, coaching and mentoring or orchestrating a specific desired outcome. It’s often as easy as answering
“Can they really do this to me?”

Broad experience prepares you for real life

She's currently a Non-Executive Director. She’s also worked as a general manager, nurse, fitness instructor, hairdresser, sandwich hand and in a cattery!

Why is that relevant?

Because bits and pieces of all the above experiences are relevant to your organisation in some way.

What's with the alpacas?

Yes, she even breeds alpacas - true story!
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Looking for a speaker on HR?

Looking for a speaker on HR?

A sought-after international conference speaker on a variety of HR and related topics.
Mel Tunbridge is a multi-award winning and thought-provoking senior HR practitioner with more than 20 years’ experience in a variety of HR roles. She has thrived in some tough environments and loves the challenges associated with getting the best out of people to drive an organisation’s agenda whilst recognising they have more in their lives than work. Experience in the public and private sectors has rounded out Mel’s portfolio to a broad base, dealing with a variety of associated and sometimes competing stakeholders.

Mel is passionate about HR and has a pragmatic, straightforward approach recognising that the HR cog is a small, but vital part of a big wheel within an organisation. She has also held senior roles outside of the HR sphere. A sought-after international conference speaker on a variety of HR and related topics as well as a freelance writer for numerous publications.
Geoff Morgan, Founder of Morgan & Banks and Talent2,
talks about why he recommends Mel Tunbridge to his clients and contacts
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  • "inspiring communicator"
  • "amazing support"
  • "clear strategic thinking"
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