Meet The HR Team

A warm welcome from the HR team! We are thrilled that you want to find out more about working with Waddington Europe.

Together, our team looks after all Waddington Europe employees across the two UK sites, our site in Ireland as well as in the Netherlands. Let us introduce ourselves.

Natalie Truelove

Senior HR Manager - Europe


Main responsibilities:
I am responsible for the HR function for Waddington Europe, including Learning & Development, Organisational Development, Design and Payroll.

Favourite thing about Waddington Europe:
No day is the same. The company has been through a lot of change over the 10 years that I have been here, and it has been an amazing journey so far!

A fascinating fact about me:  
I love to travel. I did an around the world trip and also travelled around Eastern Europe when I was younger. I am also lucky to have lived in two different countries in Europe. Ask me where I want to go next…?

Martina Breen

HR Business Partner


Main responsibilities:
I am the HR function at the Arklow Site in Co. Wicklow, Ireland as well as looking after Learning and Development for all Waddington Europe locations.

Favourite thing about Waddington Europe:
The people and the comradery

A fascinating fact about me:
I’m an avid sportsperson who loves to run!

Rebecca Beardsmore

HR Generalist


Main responsibilities:
I run the HR function at our Bridgwater Site (UK) as well as UK payroll and manage performance and reward for the WE sites.

Favourite thing about Waddington Europe: 
The people and family feel of the organisation.

A fascinating fact about me:
In primary school, I wrote a poem that got published!

Janneke Elford

HR Generalist


Main responsibilities:  
I assist with running the HR function at the Milton Keynes (UK) site as well as looking after recruitment and talent planning for all the European sites.

Favourite thing about Waddington Europe:
I have only just joined, but am blown away by the family feel of the organisation

A fascinating fact about me: 
I have a creative side that not many people know about. Painting is a meditative hobby for me.