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Sapience is on a Mission

A mission to redefine ‘HR’

As a business, do you absolutely know, utilise and truly maximise the potential of your HUMAN resources? Unless you quite literally have a team of robots, your people are your power and they provide the ‘punch’ in what you do. It’s this ‘punch’ that makes your profits, your performance and your future bright and successful.

Each business, as well as each industry, is understandably unique, with different people and therefore different working structures, cultures, procedures, and requirements. It’s the challenge of identifying these individual company, staff and business needs and designing and delivering immediate or long-term specialist, bespoke actions, programmes and solutions that drives the Sapience team every single day.

Sapience continually delivers this fresh, proactive, honest and straightforward strategic approach to brilliant human resources; an approach that continually delivers, on multiple levels.



Driving the Brilliance into Business

Sue is the Founder and Director of Client Development at Sapience HR, and the driving force behind everything that we do.

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Sue has many years of experience in Human Resource management, across countless private and public sectors and organisations and she has quite literally seen it all in her time.

An accomplished change manager, consultant, mediator and facilitator, Sue’s ability to ask straightforward, no-nonsense questions gets her immediately to the heart of a person or an organisation. It is this deep insight that allows her to create and drive transformative people programmes and changes that take her clients, and their companies, to new levels of success.

Sue is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and her numerous professional qualifications include a MA in Strategic Human Resources, a Director through the Institute of Directors, certificates in Project Management, Health and Safety, NLP and Work Place Mediation.

Out of the office, Sue can regularly be found romping the Cornish coastline, consuming decent coffee and dreaming of foreign climes.

You can contact Sue Hook directly at or call her on 01736 339 384



Director of Client Operations

Amanda is our self-professed HR law and process ‘geek’.

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She provides front-line support to clients facing some of our more complex HR issues and combines her experience as a senior manager with a vivid and colourful career in HR.

She holds a Level 7 Advanced Award in Employment Law and is an Associate Member of the CIPD.  She also holds qualifications in leadership, strategic management, business management coaching and business capability auditing, and her experience across a variety of companies and industries has driven her particular interest in helping businesses interpret the letter of the law into realistic, workable solutions that suit a company’s way of ‘doing stuff’.

Amanda returned to Cornwall after a long stint working in the bright lights of London and further afield, and is loving being back in the Cornish community.

Amanda’s downtime includes being Number One Mum to son Logan, walks with her fair-weather Beagles, Daisy & Toby, and sampling the county’s best cakey teas.

You can contact Amanda Paddy directly at or call her on 01736 339 384.



The Jedi Administrator

Jeanette joins Sapience as our administrator and brings with her a number of year’s administrative experience across a variety of businesses which include the leisure, financial and construction industries. The majority of her career has been spent working in London.

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Jeanette is currently studying for her first CIPD qualification. She holds a BA (hons) degree in Sports Studies and Health Studies, along with her assistant swimming teacher’s award and is a qualified aerobics instructor.

Jeanette recently relocated with her family from Surrey to Cornwall and is thoroughly enjoying the beautiful Cornish countryside and stunning beaches.

In her free time Jeanette can be found spending quality time trying to surf with her husband, three boys, and enjoying long walks across the golden Perranporth sands with their beloved show champion Doberman, Duke.

You can contact Jeanette directly at or call her on 01736 339 384



Client Account Manager

Diane has many years’ experience in HR across a diverse range of industries including television, education, manufacturing and health/social care.  As an associate member of the CIPD, she holds a Level 5 qualification in human resource management.  Among Diane’s top HR passions are employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

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Diane is originally from London and has also relocated to Cornwall but from Dorset.  She is already looking forward to finally being able to get another dog, and go out walking and enjoying the Cornish countryside.

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