Meet Our Talented Team

Many of our core team members have worked together for more than 15 years.


Carole Pepperell

Managing Director

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.



Liz Overall

Senior Recruitment Executive

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

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 with over 20 years experience and can always be relied upon for her efficiency, dedication, caring nature and loyalty.



Alyson Emmerson

International Recruitment Executive

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, 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.


Dawn Hamilton

National Recruitment Consultant

Dawn is a tenacious, honest and gifted recruiter with almost 30 years 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.



Owen Fethney

Recruitment Consultant

Owen's area of expertise is in the identification of his clients’ needs in an expedient manner with the minimum of fuss. Owen has worked alongside Carousel’s key consultants for 3 years, searching high and low for suitable candidates.  He is tenacious, focused and diligent when sourcing, profiling and matching the cultural, technical and general demeaner of a candidate required  to fill each of our clients' opportunities.  Candidates are in secure hands with Owen; he is respectful, knowledgeable and personable, but most of all he listens - and loves nothing better than congratulating candidates when the job offers come.



Max Armitage

Recruitment Consultant

Max has been working in the National office for two years and in that time has grown a reputation for successfully finding 'needles in haystacks'.
Clients often have a firm idea of what they are looking for and Max delivers each and every time.  Working with IT, Pharmaceutical and Training companies, Max has placed individuals and built teams, always listening to the brief, understanding the cultural aspect of the company and then delivering on the technical and personality front.
Max has an extensive network of resources to liaise with and never fails to present perfectly matched candidates when his clients call on him to assist.


Caroline Hinton

National Recruitment Consultant

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 now brings her expertise as a dedicated Account Manager for one of our international digital publishing clients, recruiting B2B bilingual Sales Execs for a brand new global team.

Meet Our Operations Team

The people behind the scenes who keep things moving smoothly…


Heidi Brooks

Marketing Manager

Heidi is our dedicated Marketing Manager. With more than 10 years as a successful recruitment consultant, Heidi combines her first-hand knowledge of the recruitment sector and her innovative 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 working in partnership with many of our clients to deliver bespoke recruitment campaigns.



Jen Standing

Operations Manager

Jen is Carousel's Operations Manager; she heads up our temps payroll division and covers all of our administration and HR processes. Jen provides comprehensive support throughout the company and enables Carousel to provide a personal and bespoke service to our temporary staff. Her style is inclusive and approachable which is paramount when communication is key to maintaining a happy work force.