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Helen Dawson

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Helen Dawson is Burnetts' HR Manager. 

Helen Dawson is Burnetts’ HR Manager and a Chartered Member of the CIPD. She heads up the firm’s internal HR team, focussing primarily on strategy.

Helen’s areas of expertise lie within HR strategy, restructuring, employee relations and employment law. An experienced HR practitioner, she is involved day-to-day in the full range of general Human Resources activities at Burnetts. She has a special interest in employee engagement and was heavily involved in the firm’s Carlisle office relocation in 2018.

Previously, Helen worked for gift-manufacturing company Enesco Limited. She was involved in the human resources arm of the business for nearly 20 years and led the team as Director of Human Resources, before joining Burnetts’ Carlisle office in 2016.

Helen grew up in the Carlisle area and attended William Howard School in Brampton. Outside of work, Helen leads a busy social life and enjoys gardening. She is also a skilled Sugarcraft artist.