About Rowan Consulting

Enhancing Organisational Performance, whilst maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit of the business.

Managing or owning a business presents many challenges, not least of which includes delivering all aspects of running a business whilst ensuring your teams and people are engaged and ready to do their best work.

People drive the performance of business and at Rowan Consulting we support business owners to help take a broader perspective on how to deliver operational and business goals through their people. Whether through our retained HR support packages or coaching and developing your leaders to manage their teams and people through our online courses.

At Rowan Consulting we work with small and medium size companies and business owners, delivering proven operational solutions that are commercially focused and enable growth.

Karen Watkins

With over 20 years’ experience in structuring organisations from inception and during growth, Karen has extensive experience in working with companies from corporates to SMEs, having worked in a number of business sectors including service, manufacturing, engineering and construction. An experienced professional with a strong background in operational delivery and development of employees against business goals.

Her specialism is in working with small and medium size companies, delivering operational solutions that are commercially focused and enable growth of the business. Karen also works as a Non-Executive Director for SME, and is also a trained Predictive Index (PI) Analyst.

Outside of work Karen enjoys spending time with her family and can often be found with her husband, 2 children and 2 dogs, she also turns her hand to riding her daughters horse if time permits!

personable and friendly, Karen is able to build rapport and effective relationships quickly in order to deliver real value and results

Karen Watkins - Rowan HR Consulting

Rowena Smyth

Rowena has worked in professional services focusing on people, performance and management her entire career.

Rowena’s role at Rowan Consulting is to ensure all projects and clients are supported in an administrative capacity whilst keeping on top of HR changes and policy amends. She is key to keeping our lovely clients up to date with all things HR and is responsible for our Rowan Insights product.

Working closely with business owners, Rowena understands the challenges that can face a growing company and has a solid understanding of how people can impact the business.

Excellent from start to finish, having dealt with Rowena for several years she has a good understanding of the culture of our business. She also topped this up with regular site visits when required.

Rachel, HR Manager, Training organisation
Rowena Smyth - Rowan HR Consulting

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