Judge profile for Sandra McLellan

Sandra McLellan
HR Inspire

Drawing on near 30 years’ HR experience working for many household names, Sandra founded leading HR & Recruitment consultancy hr inspire in 2012.


Skilled in managing HR functions while keeping a commercial focus, Sandra spotted the need to bring the value of an entire HR department to SMEs at an affordable level. Growing hr inspire to a 15 strong team of HR experts with 100+ customers, Sandra’s knowledge and experience supports businesses to grow through effective people management and practical HR advice.

Sandra’s support of business leaders has led to many glowing recommendations, including:

  • “A highly experienced and very commercial HR professional”


  • “Sandra taught me what great HR looks like”


  • “An integral part of the leadership team, understanding and shaping the strategic direction of the business and developing a HR strategy to meet these needs”.


  • “A true HR expert who understands the business and both its short and long-term needs.”