Transforming Performance

A contemporary and innovative HR function will play a critical role in the continued growth and sustainability of any organisation.

Leveraging our established HR network, market-led research and referrals from trusted sources, we can help you to identify and attract HR talent who can contribute to strategy and help shape the culture of your organisation.    

With over 15 years’ functional experience, we partner a diverse range of cross-sector clients, including FTSE 100/250 constituents, high growth start-ups and innovative social enterprises in the UK and across Europe.

We are passionate about driving diversity across our HR hires and are committed to providing highly qualified and inclusive candidate shortlists.

Typical assignments include:

  • Chief People Officer
  • Divisional HR Director
  • HR Business Partners

We recruit professionals across the following centres of excellence:

  • Learning and Organisational Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Talent Management
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • HRIS
  • HR Shared Services

Our Specialisms

Miller Byrne is a specialist in Human Resources and Marketing recruitment, bringing functional experience and expertise that will add value, from your initial brief through to final appointment.

What our Clients say...

"I would not hesitate to engage Barry to help fill our senior level HR vacancies. He provides a high quality search service, taking time to fully understand the needs of the role, researching thoroughly and introducing talented candidates. The most difficult part of working with Barry is making a selection decision when the quality of the short-list is so high".
Julia Paulding, HR Director - Saffery Champness
“I have worked with Jamie Miller for over 10 years on a broad range of requirements. Jamie has a comprehensive network of candidates and has proved to be an invaluable part of my recruitment process. He takes the time to understand my criteria and introduces people on the basis that they have the right blend of skills and behaviours. It’s also clear that they’ve been thoroughly briefed and are well-prepared for the interview process".
Marcus Flacks, Marketing Director – Marsh & Parsons
“I have always found engagement with Barry on any HR hire I have been involved in a great success. Barry listens to truly understand the need of the clients and has found strong HR colleagues to support the growth agenda. He has the expertise, understands the market and has a wide network which gives him a strong pipeline of talent which will enable you to secure great talent".
Colette Nolan, HR Director – AON
"I first started working with Jamie as a candidate almost 15 years ago and was really impressed with his advice, honesty and support whilst building my career. I have also worked with Jamie to find candidates for over 10 years now and he has been a breath of fresh air when it comes to recruitment, spending time to understand the cultural fit, skills and attitude required for each role. He also goes out of his way to ensure you are a happy client, is very fair and is good fun to work with".
Ben Murray, CMO – CloudShift Group
"What sets Barry apart is the great care he takes not only of his clients, but his candidates too. He works tenaciously to deliver the ideal candidate, often pushing me to see those I may not have considered”.
Kirsty Peacock - Chief People Officer
“I’ve worked as a client with Jamie for more than ten years on marketing searches for a number of different businesses and he consistently delivers to a very high standard. Jamie’s experience in tech marketing recruitment and his deep understanding of the UK market make the whole process much slicker, more efficient and ultimately deliver the best outcomes in terms of us hiring great people".
Anthony Payne, CMO – HICX
"I go back to Barry again and again for HR search assignments because he understands what it takes to be a contemporary HR professional; he delivers service excellence to both candidate and client and, most importantly to me, puts in the hard effort to identify truly talented and diverse talent that is often hidden from view in our social media age".
Aaron McKenzie, Head of HR
"Jamie managed the recruitment process that saw me join Edenred 14 years ago. Since then he has helped me recruit a number of people into my marketing organisation. I continue to be impressed by his ability to find people with the right skills & personality to fit out culture & aspirations. I appreciate the honest & pragmatic approach, not only in working with us but also with the candidates".
Andy Philpott, Marketing & Sales Director - Edenred
"Not only has Barry been successful in introducing and placing many candidates for me, he has also been supportive in assisting in discussions on structuring the team and assessing the real resources required. He is quick to grasp organisational and cultural issues, appointing talented candidates. He is a ‘go to’ trusted partner when hiring in HR".
Barbara Turner, HR Director – Canopius
"I have worked with Jamie Miller for a number of years and he has successfully placed a number of great people in my team. He has great tenacity and has set himself apart from the competition by really getting to know my business, the environment and the culture which are vital in achieving the right dynamic in team structure. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Jamie Miller to anyone".
Anna McLeod, Group Marketing & Technology Director – Kinleigh, Folkard & Hayward

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