We Are Purpose HR

Supporting SMEs and high growth companies

Meet our passionate and purpose-driven team

Our highly skilled team offer a wealth of HR expertise and have a strong track record in delivering effective business solutions to support and enable fast paced growth.

Fiona Winning

HR Consultant

Fiona is an experienced HR Consultant with a First Class Honours Degree in Human Resource Management and Hospitality and Tourism Management from Strathclyde Business School. Fiona has experience of working in both internal HR and on a consultancy basis, with clients from a variety of sectors.

Frances Wood

Senior HR Consultant

Frances has extensive experience spanning a 25-year career as an HR Generalist, providing support to Managers and Directors across a range of industries which include Hospitality, Engineering and Oil and Gas.


Susie Barron

Interim Business Operations Manager

Susie brings over 7 years Operations Management experience from the third sector where she worked with a wide range of clients and stakeholders in Community Fundraising and Events.

Rebecca Morrice

HR Advisor

Rebecca has recently joined Purpose HR as HR Administrator in Aberdeen. She has an undergraduate degree in Management with Human Resource Management from Robert Gordon University, and has recently completed her Master’s in Human Resource Management.

Diane Law

Senior HR Consultant

Diane is an experienced international HR Professional with a career spanning over 30 yrs. across multiple sectors with specific experience in offshore Oil & Gas.

Ailsa Smillie

Senior HR Consultant

Ailsa is an experienced Senior HR consultant with a strong generalist background. She has worked with various sectors both as part of an in-house team, and on a consultancy basis.

Aoife Travers

HR Advisor

Aoife has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Maynooth University, Ireland, and gained a range of business administration experience during her travels and working in Australia.

Julie Hirst

Senior HR Consultant

Julie has a strong background in Human Resources and Recruitment. She has worked for a number of years in operational HR for a global Financial services organisation and has extensive experience of inhouse resourcing and agency recruitment.

Scott Baxter

Senior HR Consultant

Scott has extensive experience of working with both large corporates and small technology-focussed, entrepreneurial companies. During his career he has had significant exposure to the ideation, development, and deployment of HR strategies tailored towards sustainable growth.

Donna Wrigglesworth

Senior HR Consultant

Donna has extensive experience of both the creation and delivery of the development of HR strategy, driving the people agenda and ensuring effective resourcing strategies are in place within SME and corporate organisations.

Tyler Stevens

HR Consultant

Tyler graduated from Heriot-Watt University in 2019 with a first-class degree in International Business Management, having spent part of her course studying in Malaysia.

Claire Walker

Business Operations Manager

Claire has built her career in Financial Services where she gained wide-ranging experience in client facing, executive support and sales operations roles. With a passion for delivering excellent customer service, Claire continually seeks to find opportunities for operational improvement, focussing on simplifying and standardising processes to enable teams to spend more time with clients.

Lisa Thomson

Founder & CEO

Lisa is experienced in establishing HR functions and people management and development frameworks within growing businesses, having over 10 years’ experience establishing and leading HR functions within growing SME businesses prior to establishing Purpose HR in 2014.

Laura Barton

Operations Support Assistant

Laura has 7 years of administrative experience across a variety of different industries from the public sector to Financial Services. She enjoys helping people and believes that everyone’s wellbeing and development is important.


Jacquie Moeller

HR Consultant

Jacquie joins us as HR Consultant, based in Glasgow. Having previously worked in stand-alone HR Management roles within various SMEs from Health & Social Care through to builders’ merchants.


Katie Dunn

HR Advisor

Katie has joined Purpose HR as an HR Advisor based in Glasgow. She has a Bachelors degree in Hospitality Management and has been working as an HR Coordinator for several years following completion of her Human Resources Diploma. Katie enjoys working with hyper growth businesses and has a passion for people.


Rhona Macleod

HR Advisor

Rhona has recently joined Purpose HR as a HR Advisor based in Glasgow. She has gained HR generalist experience within the hospitality sector, where her role focussed on employee relations, payroll, in-house recruitment, and onboarding.

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