About Us

Everyone who works for Sauce has front-line operational HR experience in the hospitality sector.  We don’t employ anyone without it.

Senior Team

Rob Atkinson – Founder and MD

Rob is a lawyer and management consultant with 20+ years’ experience, many spent in employment law and hospitality.

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Joyce Millard – HR Manager

A seasoned HR professional, Joyce has a breadth of experience in dealing with most HR issues in the hospitality sector. Joyce joined us from Hilton Hotels, who she still advises.

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Laura Cohen – Regional HR Manager

Before HR, Laura worked in a number of operational roles including front office.  Now with almost 20 years hospitality experience, including new hotel openings, Laura worked at Millenium and Copthorne before joining Sauce.

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Penny Cook – Head of Recruitment

Penny heads up our recruitment division and has extensive experience of attracting top quality candidates into the hospitality industry.