Meet The Team
Peter is the Chief Executive Officer of Turning Point HR Solutions and has over 20 years of HR consultancy experience, with a broad focus of specialisation. Clients are from across the world in all sectors. His expertise includes; design and delivery of cross-organisational pay and grading solutions; pay modelling design to assess P&L impact linked to remuneration; benchmarking; performance management; appraisal systems; complete design and delivery of job evaluation process; culture definition; market pay assessments; equal pay audits; executive remuneration, union negotiation and designing and delivering training solutions. Peter’s client track record includes many RSL’s, Shaw Trust , London South Bank University, Capita Group, Tesco, Shell UK, MOD, the Met Office, HFEA, Sipchem and the Nazer group. Peter is a certified Myers Briggs practitioner. Peter Brauer is on LinkedIn email@example.com
Damian has 15 years experience of performance management systems. A compensation and benefits professional, Damian’s background is in the financial services sector where he was responsible for advising organisations regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Damian has developed innovative methodologies in performance management systems. His expertise also includes performance systems, pay modelling, grade design, pay progression, job evaluation and long term incentive plans. Damian Winstone is on LinkedIn
Evaluation & Reward Director
A reward professional, Jamie has spent the 15 years specialising in all areas of Reward. Jamie works with numerous organisations to develop tailored solutions in delivering comprehensive reward services. Jamie’s areas of specialisms include job evaluation, benchmarking, pay structure design, pay progression, long term incentive plans and competency frameworks.
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She has significant experience in the design and implementation of a wide variety of strategic projects ranging from international acquisitions and the transition of employees, to the design and implementation of international compensation and benefit strategies. Nikki’s strength in communication and training brings significant weight to ‘change’ projects where the need to ingrain new processes and procedures effectively are critical to the long term success of the project.
Head of Client Services
Jo is in charge of our business development team, and running the head office in the UK. Jo started her career in a strong corporate environment, spending over 20 years in the training industry, working her way up to Sales Director, and has experience of advising and developing tailored specific IT and Soft Skills training. She brings with her vast experience of training and recruitment having spent the last 4 years working in on line recruitment, managing and advising large Corporates to find the right candidates for their roles. In addition, Jo also specialises in developing and retaining existing staff.
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Vikki joined our team in 2019 and looks after the Finances, Payroll and HR. With a background of almost 20 years in the Public sector, she brings a variety of skills in Service Management, Contract Negotiations and Policy Development, working across a multitude of Service areas and multi agencies/sectors. Vikki has a strong focus on Customer Service and a keen eye for detail. Please contact her Victoria.White@turningpointhr.
Head of Legal
Simon is a Senior Consultant with TPHR and has over 25 years experience as a specialist lawyer helping clients follow legally compliant processes when implementing major changes to pay and reward structures, including extensive experience of transitioning company pension schemes from typically final salary to DC or CARE.
He designs legal documentation sets to underpin strategic change management programmes. His clients have included a wide range of businesses from the Advertising and Media sector, hotels and leisure, through to Social Housing where has been recognised as a top ‘go to’ lawyer in the Legal 500. His ability in this area is informed by his own appointment as a Board Member (and Chair) of Devon & Cornwall Housing Association until 2014, and more recently his appointment to the Board of North Devon Homes, and Constructing Futures (Devon) Ltd.
Orbit Configuration Manager
Vicki’s background is within the Insurance Sector where she was involved in numerous projects such as Employee Engagement initiatives, Operational Management Methodology roll-outs and preparation of Offshore Outsourcing Models and is accredited at AOMi Practitioner level in Active Operations Management. She joined us as an analyst within our reward department, but progressed to Orbit Configuration Manager, heading up our Orbit Support Team and managing the day to day running of our Orbit Software. Please contact her firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Analytics
A professional rewards analyst, Vanessa’s background is in the Legal and Local Government sectors where she where she was involved in tribunals and arbitration. Her expertise includes rewards packages, research, benchmarking and rewards analysis.
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Lauren has over 10 years’ experience as a Human Resource specialist with over 6 years’ experience working in the UK and the Middle East. She is process driven with the ability to look at the organisation as a whole and the finer details. As a passionate talent specialist Lauren is able to navigate and assist companies with all areas of HR including, but not limited to, job description design and evaluation, benchmarking, grade evaluation, performance management and employee engagement.
Lauren has experience in a wide range of sectors with expert knowledge in defence, healthcare and media/advertising. She is able to deliver effective HR Solutions to create a progressive and productive workplace. Her previous accolades include receiving awards from ‘The Great Place to Work’ which singles out companies to become an employer of choice.
Business Development & Marketing Manager
Project Delivery Manager
Lisa is our Project Delivery Manager and all about making sure that the projects are running smoothly; bringing her great organisational skills to the forefront, and of course not forgetting to deliver a wonderful service to our clients. Having been an HR consultant, a Senior Recruiter as well as Customer Experience Manager, Lisa knows what it takes to juggle priorities. It doesn’t stop there for Lisa, as she knows that having a contact after completion and delivery of a project is vital. Lisa is on Linked In (https://www.linkedin.com/in/
With over 15 years of experience on the customer engagement field, Gil has spent the last decade working specifically on the debt management sector, providing advice and support to indebted customers via managed repayment arrangements such as Debt Management plans and Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA)
Orbit Data Analyst
Amina has experience in research and data analysis within the health sector; preparing
reports both summarising findings and outlining evidence achieved through data analysis, to support the design and delivery of research output. She has a background in
International Development, with a particular focus on poverty and inequality. Her key strengths lie in transforming data and creating meaningful insights.
Maree’s background is primarily in Financial Services where she was involved in Change and Management, providing analysis for stakeholders in relation to process improvements and performance management. With a degree in Computer Animation and a working history that started out in the Social Enterprise sector, Maree brings a wide range of skills and experience to our benchmarking team.
Duncan has a demonstrated history in the Retail and online gaming sectors, with a refined focus on Customer Service and Due Diligence. Research, Open source, and background checks making up a huge part of Duncan’s career over the last few years. Report writing and condensing large sets of data into a digestible format for stakeholder review, has always been key to his business interactions. Whether researching and analysing trends, or company/individual background research, data has been key to his day-to-day for a number of years.
Jilly joined the Orbit team in 2021, her role is to provide support to the configuration manager.
Jilly’s background is within Data Protection and the Freedom of Information legislation. She is a BSC Qualified Data Protection Practitioner and has over 15 years of experience working within public sector organisations.
Jilly is committed to delivering a high level of customer service, with her specialism being ensuring HR departments comply with the subject access provisions contained within Data Protection legislation. She has previosuly been involved in designing and delivering training around the data protection space, ensuring organisations are compliant with privacy legislation.
Orbit Data Analyst
Sandy is an Orbit Administrator who joined our Orbit Support Team in 2021.She has a bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages and Cultures, and her professional background is within the Education, Hospitality and Tourism sector, both in Scotland and Portugal. Sandy has a wealth of experience in administration and customer service, being committed to service provision and high quality customer care making her an integral member of our Orbit Support Team.
Business Development Support
Gemma has over ten years of experience in sales and business development, primarily in the business rates and energy sectors. Gemma expanded her experience by training in reading and translating Elenchus and Thomas International psychometric profile reports, becoming a certified Thomas International practitioner. Gemma then combined these skills to enhance lead generation with the creation of new business processes for sales teams, as well as training operational teams in how to recognise sales opportunities and generate leads. Gemma joined Turning Point HR to support business development.
Daniel is an HR professional with 14 years leadership experience gained across multiple sectors (Charities and Not-for-Profit / Higher Education and Recruitment). Daniel has gained extensive HR generalist experience including pay and benefits, through to tribunals and arbitration. Daniel’s areas of expertise include; organisational design, pay grade design, job descriptions, benefit and pay reward packages and competency frameworks. Daniel is on linkedin.
Orbit Data Analyst
Data Research Analyst
Bo Played professional and NCAA indoor and beach volleyball, of which the biggest accomplishments are back-to-back Croatia National and Cup Champion, WCC Champion (first-time in history of the university), NCAA Division 1 Beach Volleyball National Champion, UK National Volleyball League Champion, BUCS (UK university league) Champion, and more
– Croatia National Volleyball team appearances in both indoor and beach volleyball in World and European Championships
– Holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and two master’s degrees in business and neuroscience
– Experienced data handling and research analyst in business domain, behavioral and life sciences, and a published scientific writer in medical device testing and MRI safety domain
Client Delivery Support
Emily has a 1st class bachelor’s degree in Education, and her professional background is within the Education sector as well as the business sector. Her most recent experience was in client engagement and recruitment where she was involved in providing assistance to clients with enrolling candidates into apprenticeships, handling many new leads whether SME or LEVY paying business, communicating processes, working with clients directly to recruit candidates via the DAS system and the ESFA and using SalesForce to track client movements, tasks, leads and accounts. Her key strengths lie in strong communication, problem solving, excellent customer service and client engagement. At Turning Point, Emily is on the delivery team and she focuses on job description analysis, writing and training.