Bridget Rippey, BSc, MIHSM, Dip.HRM, Chartered MCIPD, is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (UK), and a member of the Institute of Health Management. Bridget has over 22 years middle & senior management experience in public service, including 10 years specifically in HR.

She established BridgeHR Consulting in 2008. Since then she has built up a sound client base working primarily with Community organisations and more recently new enterprises in the Business community.

Bridget has a particular interest in employee engagement and organisational development, and has significant experience in facilitation.

Bridget has also worked as a Board/Management Committee member with the BBC Broadcasting Council, the Fermanagh Volunteer Bureau, the Lough Erne Yacht Club, and the Fermanagh Choral Society. She is a member of Ballinamallard United FC Youth Committee.


Bridge HR Clients

Retained Clients - ARC Healthy Living Centre; AFT Liquor Ltd; FERMANAGH TRUST; PETAL

Past clients FACT Ltd; Greentown; ICBAN


ARC Healthy Living Centre

'As a growing Community organisation ensuring we recruit, nurture and retain the best staff is a priority. Having BridgeHR working with us provides us with the specialist support we need. The service model we have opted for gives us an affordable alternative to directly employing an HR specialist. We can rely on BridgeHR to keep our policies and procedures up to date with new employment legislation and ensure good practice. We believe this makes good business sense.'

Jenny Irvine,CEO


Fermanagh Trust

'Human Resources are the key to successful organisations, Bridge HR Consulting has been extremely helpful in providing guidance and support to the Fermanagh Trust, helping ensure our Human Resource policy and procedures are effective. It is of great help having expert HR support without the cost of employing a specialist in house. We strongly recommend this superb service.'

Lauri McCusker, Director of the Fermanagh Trust


AFT Liquor Stores Ltd

'As an SME it is not affordable to have all expertise "in-house". BridgeHR enables us to have specialist advice in developing HR policies and procedures, keeping us up to date with employment law and supporting us in addressing difficult staff issues.

Having BridgeHR working closely with our team has helped us to deliver an improved personnel strategy and achieve much needed efficiencies and cost improvements in a challenging economic climate.'  

Jane Reihill, Director, AFT Liquor stores Ltd


Greentown Environmental Ltd

'Getting things right is important for me and my young growing company. Having a reliable specialist HR advisor available is invaluable. Knowing I can call on Bridget helps me to stay focused on building our client base. I have confidence BridgeHR will ensure I act as a responsible and good employer.'

John-Ross Armstrong, Managing Director, Greentown Environmental Ltd


"As a voluntary organisation we realised that we needed HR support on a range of personnel issues. Bridget's assistance during this period has been invaluable, both on a day to day basis and with professional advice on various employment issues and through a  re-structuring process. BridgeHR has provided F.A.C.T numerous employment documents that are easy to understand and use, that suit the business needs. Bridget is always very supportive, efficient and helpful, we would be very happy to recommend her."

 Ruth Hill Chairperson F.A.C.T