I'm Mark Clements, an HR professional with extensive experience of complex change at global matrix organisations within a variety of sectors including Banking, Defence, Electronics, Media, Healthcare, Telecoms, Property, Energy and Charity Sectors. I am a tenacious and resilient HR Director, Strategic HR Business Partner and Employee Relations expert who thrives on achieving results in fast paced environments. I pride myself on my pragmatic and authentic approach.
· Member of the Guild of HR Professionals
· Fellow CIPD Qualified
· Qualified Mindfulness Professional
· Mental Health First Aider
· Qualified Workplace Mediator
“Mark has worked with the Hospice on a several occasions over the last couple of years when we have needed external, professional support with complex ER matters. Mark’s pragmatic style in both complex investigations and mediation have proven very helpful in concluding matters swiftly and successfully. I would definitely recommend Mark”.
Director of People – Hospice Charity.
Mark has worked for a number of our clients, across a range of industry sectors. He is diligent, responsive, empathetic and very knowledgeable. He makes a tricky situation easier to manage. Mark would be an asset to any HR project, investigation or wider employee relations matter.
Director (Law Firm)
Mark Clements of Authentic HR came highly recommended to me and did not disappoint. He has provided me with invaluable support throughout the recent restructure our organisation has undergone. From initial discussions around HR issues to recommending solutions and concluding with the delivery and execution of services, the degree of professionalism has been first class.
I would not hesitate in recommending Mark for any HR related queries, his honest and authentic approach, combined with excellent communication skills, provided me with reassurance at every step of the journey and gave me the confidence I needed to complete a successful restructure process.
CEO, British Eventing
I would like to say a huge thank you to Mark, for all his help and support throughout the whole process of dealing with an employee grievance, right through to satisfactory outcome . Mark kept in continuous contact with me via email or phone, to update me on the progress. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Mark and his team, they provide a very professional, yet personal service and you’ll be in great hands for all HR related queries.
Head of HR & Payroll
Silver Birch Care
" We met Mark because we had to handle a UK grievance case through our German Head Office and needed help on concluding the official grievance process.
Mark handled things in a very efficient and professional way through the entire process. We especially appreciated his absolute credibility and neutrality. We would recommend him without any doubt in a comparable case".
Interim Head of HR Germany
"Mark ran 12 Mindfulness sessions for our colleagues during Mental Health Awareness week.
Marks sessions were positively received and in the 45 min sessions they heard about Marks journey to Mindfulness, undertook a mindfulness session and gained advice on available mindfulness resources.
Colleagues feedback that the session was relaxing, calming and really helped them. They found Marks style open and engaging and commented that the sessions have supported them during the pandemic"
Spire Healthcare Limited
"The Just Homes Charity trustees have welcomed Mark's expertise in HR. We have appreciated his clear understanding and down-to-earth communication of the huge and complex area of employment law. I would recommend his services to anyone"
Rev Bruce Stokes, Trustee, Just Homes Charity
"Mark Clements of Authentic HR Limited came highly recommended and I can see why. He hit the ground running and is clearly an expert in his field. He was always professional, discrete, communicated well and got things done and on time. I have no hesitation in recommending Mark and would definitely use him again".
People Strategy and Organisational Development Director, British Business Bank
"Mark managed various HR projects for the business. He carefully understood the briefs and then completed very thorough research before completing clear, concise reports with recommendations on next steps. Throughout he was incredibly professional, kept confidentiality, put forward unbiased and balanced opinions based on strong experience, data and judgement which enabled the business to decide on appropriate next steps. Mark met all deadlines and worked within agreed budgets. Mark is clearly very skilled and knowledgeable and I would definitely use him again"
Chief HR Officer, Ultra Electronics
"As part of our Stress Awareness Week at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mark from Authentic HR ran some Introduction to Mindfulness sessions. Sessions were well attended and interactive. Mark talked through his inspiring journey to finding mindfulness and at the end of the session he encouraged the group to try some tips and exercises which had some very positive feedback".
Head of HR, Sony Pictures Entertainment