After studying for a degree in business law, Kate Russell qualified as a barrister. She gained several years’ experience in operations, moved into human resources and later became a training specialist working in the manufacturing, distribution and service sectors.
She started Russell HR Consulting in 1998 and now divides her time between advising businesses of all sizes on HR issues and delivering a range of highly practical employment law awareness training to line managers, including a range of public workshops. Her unique combination of legal background, direct line management experience and HR skills enables Kate to present the stringent requirements of the law balanced against the realities of working life. She is a senior presenter for several companies and a popular public speaker. Kate completed an MA in strategic human resource management in 2004.
Kate is the author of several practical employment handbooks and e-books.