Meet the Team

The Lamont Jones Team

Heather Jones - Founder & MD Read More about Heather

Heather Jones
Heather founded Lamont Jones over 10 years ago after a successful career working for the biggest banking consortium worldwide.

She is passionate about HR and has worked in this area as well as employment law for over 30 years.

Her mission is to bring affordable, practical and workable HR to SME’s.

She loves walking, skiing, tennis, reading, horse riding and travel – but most of all her family – three children, four grandchildren and one husband! Oh and also her four dogs – (especially Boo her Bernese mountain dog, her favourite but don’t tell the others!)

Kristina Grogan - HR Advisor Read More about Kristina

Kristina Grogan
Kristina joined Lamont Jones and the world of HR initially working as an HR Administrator in 2012. Kristina soon worked her way up to becoming an HR Advisor and is still continuing to get qualifications under her belt.

Kristina loves live music and holidays, and often combines her love of both by attending festivals abroad to see her favourite bands and soak up the sun and culture. Kristina would like a black pug with blue eyes and to call him Elvis but she is currently renting and unfortunately no pets are allowed.

Emma Gouthelis - Marketing Manager Read More about Emma

Emma Gouthelis
Emma Joined Lamont Jones in 2015 as a Marketing Manager. Originally from a Fashion Design background her career has led her into many creative roles and she is now thoroughly enjoying her career in Marketing. Emma’s role is to ensure the Lamont Jones brand and ethics are presented to potential customers through different media channels.

Emma loves spending as much time as possible with her family. Her beautiful son, daughter, husband, friends and extended family help create the best fun filled weekends. In any spare time she enjoys sewing in her studio and helping renovate the home with her husband.

Louise Jones Read More about Louise
Jo Gittins - HR Practitioner Read More about Jo

Jo Gittins
Jo is an experienced HR Practitioner. She predominantly works face to face with clients to understand and action their HR needs. Jo attained a degree in Law before moving to London to gain her Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Returning to Leeds in 2003, she enjoyed a number of positions in both Management and HR before joining Lamont Jones in 2010.

Jo lives in Leeds with her husband, children and her dog Phoebe – a loopy farm bred Border Collie! She has set herself some strict fitness goals for 2016/17, which includes a regime of running, swimming and outdoor boot camps. Watch this space! When she is not being a busy working mum she likes to get involved in school and community based/local charity events.

Charlotte Upex - HR Advisor Read More about Charlotte

Charlotte Upex
Charlotte is a valued member of the HR team at Lamont Jones. Originally joining as a HR Assistant she quickly worked her way up to be one of Advisors. Charlotte previously worked as a Project Manager in the Construction industry but dreamt of a career in HR since finishing her law degree. Charlotte also has a Postgraduate Certificate in Management.

In her spare time Charlotte loves horse riding, walking in the countryside and spending time with friends and family. Charlotte’s absolute pride and joy is her Black Labrador, Poppy – a puppy that never grew up and the one person she can never say no to!

Lorna Sales - Health and Safety Manager Read More about Lorna

Lorna Sales
Lorna is the newest recruit to Lamont Jones, joining as Health and Safety Manager. Lorna has worked predominantly in Health and Safety for over ten years and has worked with a wide range of companies from blue chip to family run. Joining Lamont Jones has given Lorna the opportunity to really drive her passion for making Health and Safety accessible to all and make it a topic that businesses and employees don’t back away from. She prides herself on getting her sleeves rolled up and getting stuck in!

In her spare time Lorna enjoys spending time with her Partner and young son. She loves food and drink and will use any excuse to go out for a bite to eat and a glass of prosecco!