Our People and Ethos

B-People’s services are delivered by a dynamic collective of highly respected experts, guaranteeing a world-class level of progressive thinking, creativity and innovation.

Our Values At B-People

As the new generation of businesses that combine profit with purpose, B-People was established to help improve equality and diversity in the workplace. Hence a core set of values underpin our working practices and every project that we undertake...

  1. Purpose:

    Everything we do should contribute to something bigger than ourselves.

  2. Progression:

    Our job is to help everyone progress – in the areas they care about most.

  3. Freedom:

    We empower at every opportunity – when people feel free, they thrive.

  4. Fairness:

    We always play fair – that way everyone wins.

  5. Flow:

    We seek harmony between energy, expertise and our work.

These values align us directly with the rapidly expanding BCorp movement, of which we are an enthusiastic participant and advocate.

Find out more about how we are striving to be a force for good in business.

THE TEAM

Jess Hilton
Co-Founder / Director - Search & Recruitment

Department: Search and Recruitment

Previously led executive search desks at Sten Partners and Annapurna HR. Now nurturing and building a long-term client network in highly technical industries with a focus on HR & Sales / Commercial Leadership opportunities.

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Natalie Coetzee
Head of ESG & Rewards Practice

Department: Search and Recruitment

Previously Senior Search Executive at Anzurra and Sten Partners. Currently building successful networks and partnerships in ESG, speaking to businesses with growing environmental agendas, and a specialist in Rewards recruitment.

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Tom Moss
Search Consultant - Marketing & Technology

Department: Search and Recruitment

Previously a specialist consultant at Hays recruitment, focusing on SEO, Performance Marketing and Social Media roles within London. Now using his technical and soft skills to find brilliant candidates for mid-level marketing and technology roles across Europe.

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Rich Tribe
Co-Founder / Director of Finance & Operations / Serial Entrepreneur

Department: Strategy, Finance & Systems

Entrepreneur, co-founder & director of multiple specialist businesses, innovating across a variety of B2B sectors: Revolution Events, Inbox Insight Group, Talk Intelligence and Hawkwell Investments.

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Ralph Tribe
Co-Founder / Director - Consulting & Development / Non-Exec Advisor to various private & non-profit organisations

Department: Consulting and Development

Previously Chief People Officer, Ascential plc | Director for People, Sky UK & Ireland | Vice President Human Resources, Getty Images.

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Mark de Rond
B-People Associate, Author and Professor of Organisation Ethnography, Cambridge Judge Business School

Department: Consulting and Development

An expert on high performing teams, Mark’s research has featured widely in the press including in The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, TIME Magazine, Forbes, The Financial Times, The Times, The Guardian, Newsweek and on the BBC. Mark also holds a Guinness World Record for rowing down the Amazon!

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Catherine Garrod
B-People Associate and Founder of Compelling Culture, B-People’s strategic Inclusion partner

Department: Consulting and Development

Previously Head of Inclusion, Sky | Head of HR, The Cambian Group | Engagement Manager, UK Power Networks.

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Ian Martin
B-People Associate and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Priory Hospital in SW London & in private practice

Department: Consulting and Development

Also Senior Lecturer with the College of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies and Executive Coach for a range of private and corporate clients.

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Joanna Lewis
B-People Associate, Independent Consultant and Non-Exec to various private & not-for-profit organisations

Department: Consulting and Development

Previously Director for People, Sky UKI | Director of People Experience, Sky | Head of HR, BT Design

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Lou Johnson
B-People Advisor and Director of HR Transformation, John Lewis / Member of British Cycling’s External Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Group

Department: Consulting and Development

Previously Director HR & Future Workforce, Sky | Group Director of Inclusion, Sky | Director of Internal Communications, Sky Customer Services Group.

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Graham Wilson-Perkin
B-People Advisor and VP Talent Development & CSR, Ascential plc

Department: Consulting and Development

Previously Head of Talent Development, Channel 4 | Head of Retail Learning, Starbucks.

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Rae Howard
2019 Intern

Department: Search and Recruitment

Rae was our very first intern, joining us for several months in 2019 to help build our client base and a reputation for doing things differently.

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Anjola Ogundeji
2020 Work Experience

Department: Search and Recruitment

Anjola worked alongside our recruitment team in 2020 to gain valuable work experience during the global pandemic.

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The Launchpad Collective (TLC)
B-People Advisors on Refugee Employment

Department: Consulting and Development

The Launchpad Collective is a Brighton-based CiC dedicated to supporting refugees into employment and increasing diversity in the workplace. B-People played a key role in starting and supporting the initiative and continues to work closely with the TLC team.

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