Meet Our Senior Team

Many of our senior team have worked together for almost 30 years.
They are supported by a dynamic team of resourcers who help secure the very best talent for our clients. 


Carole Pepperell


32 years at Carousel

With over 35 years of success within the recruitment industry, Carole's flat management approach and flexible leadership style encourages individuality which allows each consultant to reach their potential within a professional environment. Her areas of expertise are recruitment, communication, motivation, training and providing insightful solutions to the retention, development and recruitment of staff for businesses that are experiencing difficulty maximizing their own employee potential. Passionate, entrepreneurial, loyal and honest, Carole works alongside her team to provide a bespoke and personalised service to her client base.

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Liz Overall

Executive Recruitment Partner

31 years at Carousel

Liz joined Carousel when it was first established; she has an incredible amount of knowledge and experience and likes to make a real difference in the recruitment process. Liz is passionate about what she does and will always go above and beyond to make sure her clients and candidates receive the very best service possible. Liz is very proud of the relationships she has built and strongly maintained over the years and her continued success ensures clients and candidates return to her for assistance time and again.

Specialising in Mid to C-Suite level recruitment across all sectors including HR, Marketing/PR, Operational Support and Legal and Finance, Liz works from both the London office and from her office in Lymington, which enables her to service Dorset and Hampshire clients as well as her extensive London client base.


Lea Painter

Temps Manager

28 years at Carousel

With over 30 years experience managing temporary staff, Lea is an exceptionally knowledgeable recruiter; she has successfully maintained and developed extremely close working relationships with clients and candidates alike, many of whom have remained with her for many years.

Lea is an outstanding recruiter and can always be relied upon for her efficiency, dedication, caring nature and loyalty.


Alyson Emmerson

International Talent Specialist

28 years at Carousel

The ultimate consultant, Alyson blends the 'old school' style of recruiting with modern headhunting techniques, leaving no stone unturned in the pursuit of suitable candidates for her international client base. Alyson's honest, no-nonsense approach has been deemed a breath of fresh air by some of her clients, which include fast-growing startups, international scaleups, tech firms and digital marketing agencies.

Alyson enjoys partnering with clients to add value by providing a candid, efficient and professional recruitment service; this has enabled her to forge strong relationships and quickly gain the trust of new clients.

As a member of IPTER (International Partner Team of Executive Recruiters), Alyson is able to work with an extensive network of recruitment partners around the globe to secure talent internationally.


Dawn Hamilton

National Talent Partner

16 years at Carousel

Dawn is a tenacious, honest and gifted recruiter with almost 30 years of experience in the industry. Dawn has recruited for, and placed exceptional candidates in, organisations in sectors that include Oil and Gas, Property, Finance and Legal, as well as Charities and Non-profits.

Dawn is passionate about talent sourcing and rises to the challenging task of finding suitable individuals for our clients.


Caroline Hinton

Account Manager

28 years with Carousel

Caroline has been part of the Carousel team since 1995, and over the years has worn hats in Recruitment, Advertising and Marketing.  Returning to her roots, Caroline utilises her expertise as a dedicated Account Manager for one of our international digital publishing clients, recruiting bilingual Account Executives for a remote working global team.

Caroline's warm and personable nature and her unwaivering commitment and professionalism ensure she provides an outstanding service at all times.

Meet Our Operations Team

The people behind the scenes who keep things moving smoothly…


Heidi Brooks

Marketing Manager

18 years at Carousel

Heidi is our dedicated Marketing Manager. With more than 10 years as a successful recruitment consultant and 8 years in marketing, Heidi combines her first-hand knowledge of the recruitment sector and her innovative and creative skills to create and run all of Carousel's marketing campaigns across our many platforms in order to promote our brand.
Heidi is also responsible for the creation and execution of advertising copy and works in partnership with many of our clients to deliver bespoke recruitment campaigns.
Heidi's true passion for both recruitment and marketing is evident in all she does.


Julia Pepperell

Finance Director

32 years at Carousel

Julia is Carousel's Finance Director, managing the entire finance function and the temporary staff payroll, as well as overseeing our general administration and HR processes. Julia provides comprehensive support throughout the company and enables Carousel to provide a personal and bespoke service to all of our temporary employees.