About Us

 

Unleashed is a new kind of HR Consultancy that helps organisations be successful by making them more inclusive.  

We provide a unique approach to recruitment & retention, learning & development and deployment that uses diversity and inclusion tactics, and a suite of innovative technologies, to create an agile, high-performing workforce.

By removing personal bias, we can help our clients improve productivity, reduce costs and create a positive culture where everyone is happier at work.

Our vision is a world where everyone’s potential is unleashed so we focus on breaking down the barriers that bias and traditional HR practices can create.

We work with organisations to build genuine partnerships based on your needs and objectives that are delivered by a team that’s passionate about making the world a happier place.

Get Unleashed to realise your team’s potential.

Together, we can unleash the world.

All of us at Unleashed are passionate about helping people release their potential and about making the world an inclusive place because development and diversity have been huge parts of our lives to date. Here are our stories so far…..

 

Martin Mason
CEO & Founder

(he/him)

Martin is a global leader specialising in Culture, Talent, Performance and Inclusion. Prior to founding Unleashed, Martin lead culture change programmes and people functions, globally at The Body Shop and Wolseley PLC where he designed and delivered global transformation projects and people strategies.

Natalie Denham-Bradley
Chief Operating Officer

(she/her)

Natalie is an accomplished strategist and tactical planner with experience of implementing effective Inclusive Talent  strategies in global organisations.  Natalie has led Talent functions through change, delivering significant improvements to outputs by focussing on better systems and processes while developing positive cultures, confidence and inclusive leadership capabilities.

Liz Alleston
Director of Consultancy

(she/her)

Liz is an accomplished strategist and tactical planner with experience of implementing effective strategies in the private, public and third sector. Liz is an expert problem-solver, able to adapt to the changing needs of the client with clear purpose.

Liz is a clear and engaging communicator who uses a growth mindset approach to inspire and motivate those around her to be their best.

Michael Lucas 
Director of Learning & Development

(he/him)

Michael is a Talent and Development leader and executive coach, experienced in shaping diverse, inclusive, performance-based cultures. A specialist in increasing knowledge and enhancing organisational performance by unleashing people’s potential.

An experienced facilitator and trainer, Michael’s style is warm and disarming, allowing people space to discuss, explore and reflect on topics.

Emma Palmer
Director of Community

(she/her)

Emma is an HR and EDIB leader with experience within commercial and not for profit organisations.  Emma manages our global network – The Arena – ensuring our members are supported with opportunities to network, have ‘dialogue’ and leverage their skills and knowledge to drive social change and support EDIB at all levels.

Alisha Farouk
Principal Research Consultant

(she/her)

Alisha is a research consultant with experience working with and for a range of organisations and charities. Alisha is currently commissioned to lead extensive Culture and EDIB research and evaluation programmes across the globe with our clients, ensuring their working practices are as inclusive as possible.

Roisin Doyle-Bakare
Projects, Research & Campaigns Specialist

(she/her)

Róisín has a lifelong love of helping others, having spent much of her time with underrepresented sectors of society, she is eager to ensure that everyone works harder towards the goal of equal opportunities for all. As well as her experience in researching and project managing, she is passionate about compiling the best resources and experience possible to help create a more diverse, equal, and happy workplace

Pam Cannell
Consultant & HR Guru

(she/her)

Pam is an employment specialist, who has worked internationally supporting organisations to improve their people practices for over 20 years. Pam most recently supported the NHS to improve their people processes and policies to improve diversity and inclusion in their trusts.

Pam has a warm and engaging style, with a reputation for being commercial and pragmatic.

Mark Charlesworth
Consultant & Facilitator

(he/him)

Mark is a specialist in Neurodiversity, who helps organisations and individuals overcome difficulties with Neurodiversity and put them in the best position to be able to enhance the strengths of their people.

Mark has worked across APAC, UK and the US in improving workplace practices for the last 20 years.

Nicholé McGill-Higgins
Consultant & Facilitator

(she/her)

Nicholé is an award-winning race equality campaigner and global keynote speaker who specialises in improving inclusion practices in organisations. Nicholé most recently worked for the CIPD, leading their ‘End Racism at Work’ campaign.

Nicholé is a passionate advocate for change and has a pragmatic and solutions focused style.