Staff Profile

Shelley Hawkins

Head of Office Administration

  • 18
    Years recruitment experience
  • 35
    Countries visited
  • 1999
    If you could relive any year, what would it be?
  • Location London
  • Team Senior Management Group

After achieving her Certificate for Secretarial Linguists in French and German at college, Shelley started her career as an Executive Assistant working initially in the advertising and fashion industries in London. She then travelled extensively throughout Asia spending two years working in event management and telecommunications in Hong Kong.

Shelley has been with the company for over 18 years, joining TPP in 2005 as an Executive Assistant, and now holds the position of Head of Office Administration, responsible for all the HR and Office Management for the company. She has successfully completed a DSE Work Station Assessment Level 2 (BSC) course with St John’s Ambulance, studied at Yale University’s online “Science of Wellbeing” and is an accredited Mental Health First Aider. She is also a member of the Institute of Leadership & Management. Shelley enjoys volunteering within the sector and has volunteered for Breast Cancer Care – The Show in London and Marie Curie’s Swimathon.

Shelley loves spending time with her family and travelling to exotic destinations. Shelley loves to unwind by doing yoga, Pilates, swimming and Anti-Gravity Yoga (a fusion of Yoga, Pilates and Aerial Arts all done with the use of a hammock and often suspended upside down!)

Why did you join TPP?

I was made redundant, had recently returned from maternity leave and was looking for an organisation which offered career advancement as well as part-time flexible hours

Your greatest achievement?

Being a mother

Unusual fact?

I was married in Thailand in a Temple by 9 Buddhist monks!

Favourite film or book?

Devil Wears Prada

Tea or coffee?


  • 020 7198 6000
  • TPP Recruitment, Northern & Shell Building, 4th Floor, 10 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6AF