Founding Profusion in 2004, I have been Chief Executive Officer for 10 years. I possess extensive experience in sales, relationship and operational management, developing business and leading teams.
I joined the Recruitment Industry in London in the mid 1990’s, moving to Australia in 1999. I have always specialised in Financial Services Recruitment and since moving to Australia have established a reputation as an expert in Advice. I am well networked and consider myself an extension of the industry.
I co-founded Profusion Group in 2005 and I am a Director of our executive search practice – pac executive. I specialise in the appointment of senior roles across advice, superannuation, platforms, insurance and asset management.
In 2005 I founded Profusion Group with Rod Jones, Simone Mears and Alison Loader. Since then I have been the Co-Head of our recruitment business. Day to day I am responsible for leading a team of recruiters who service clients and candidates across the Funds Management, Superannuation and Insurance sectors.
I am a Director at Profusion Group and part of our executive search practice – pac executive. I specialise in the appointment of Senior roles across Funds and Wealth Management. I also currently hold several Non-Executive Directorships and undertake selective strategy-based consulting.
I am a Director of pac executive and lead the Human Capital business. I love coaching individuals and teams to help them improve their efficiency and effectiveness, allowing them to get the most out of their work day and enjoy a better quality of life.
I commenced my recruitment career in Sydney in 1998 with a specialist Insurance and Superannuation recruitment firm and within 18 months I was asked to open the Melbourne branch of this firm and spent the following 5 years building a successful Melbourne operation covering Superannuation, and Life and General Insurance. In 2005, I made the move to specialise in the search industry joining a large domestic search firm focusing on broader Financial Services before joining Primary Asset Consulting (now pac executive) in 2007 in a national role focussed on developing the Life & General Insurance search practice.
I am a Director at Profusion Group and part of our executive search practice – pac executive. I specialise in the appointment of senior roles across Banking, Financial Markets & Financial Services (Funds Management) arena throughout Asia Pacific.
Having worked in Funds Management for four years in London, I relocated to Melbourne in 2009 with my Australian wife and began a career in recruitment, specialising in Financial Services. I joined an international recruitment firm, progressing to Manager of the Financial Services Operations & Specialist team in 2010, partnering with a broad range of clients across Banking, Private Wealth Management, Funds Management, Superannuation and Insurance.
After spending three years within the wealth creation industry, I decided to build on my previous recruitment experience and re-joined the industry in 2011 progressing from Consultant, Senior Consultant to Manager of the Wealth, Banking and Financial Services team for a large Australian recruitment company. Late 2013, I joined Profusion Group as a Senior Consultant and over a 14 month cycle progressively worked to become Associate Director. I am responsible for managing and growing a broad range of client relationships within the Wealth Management industry.
In 2007, I joined Profusion Group as a Senior Consultant specialising in Funds Management recruitment. Partnering with a broad range of clients I have enjoyed working with the big global through to the start-up organisations.
As a proud local Australian 360’ recruiter with over 8 years local IT experience, I’ve been extremely privileged to have worked with some really impressive clients who are at the top of their game. Recruitment for me, is a passion. I actually enjoy placing local and international stand out candidates within Technology regularly in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, all across a wide variety of technology sectors.
Prior to joining Profusion Group I spent 7 years in the Shareholder Services side of the Funds Management world, initially in Luxembourg and the United Kingdom, before moving over to Australia in 2011. Having joined State Street as a graduate, I was selected for a leadership training scheme and quickly moved into middle management.
Having commenced my recruitment career in London in 2005, I have gained over 9 years of experience with 8 of these years dedicated to the Financial Services sector in Melbourne, which I have thoroughly enjoyed. My tenure within this field ensures that I can partner with clients and candidates in confidence and stand out from my competition. I can provide advice and guidance on industry trends and demands and I understand the complexities involved in this sector when compared to others.
I joined Profusion Group in 2013 as a specialist Banking recruiter. I manage the Banking desk along with Rod Jones (CEO – Profusion Group). I started my Banking & Financial Services career in 2005 and made a career shift to recruitment in 2010. I have five years’ experience within Banking recruitment and has previously worked at QPL Recruitment (Senior Consultant – NSW Banking Team) and ANZ Bank (Various Leadership Roles within Mortgage Operations).
Originally from Wales in the UK, I relocated to Sydney in 2007, and joined the recruitment world, specialising in Information Technology and Projects within Banking and Financial Services. I progressed to Manage a small IT Recruitment team, before moving into internal Recruitment with a large Global insurer, leading a National team whilst remaining hands-on in heading up the IT Recruitment portfolio.
While studying my Bachelor of Social Science majoring in Human Resources and Industrial Relations I worked part time as a Sales Consultant within the construction industry, before relocating to Sydney in 2013. My first job in Australia was with QPL Recruitment in a hybrid role before quickly being promoted into a Consultant position, and then joined Profusion Group in January 2014. For both companies I have specialised within Wealth Management Recruitment, enabling me to build a very strong network within this niche market.
I have been working in the Financial Services Recruitment industry May 2010. I started my recruitment career in London and moved to Sydney in January 2013.
I moved to Melbourne in 2011, initially working in the insurance industry before taking an internal recruitment role with Australia Post. I started my agency recruitment career in 2013 working with a national Recruitment Firm specialising in Banking & Financial services across Victoria.
I joined the Profusion Group in 2014. I am responsible for recruitment solutions to a wide range of Financial Services Organisations across Melbourne and wider Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and West Australia, specialising in Wealth Management and Financial Planning.
I worked across Life and Pensions in the UK, starting off as a Business Analyst across a remediation program, after two years I was seconded into an internal recruitment position in which I was part of a large recruitment drive, recruiting 800 PPI claims specialist.
I moved to Australia in 2013 and joined an internationally recognised recruitment agency, specialising in recruitment of insurance professionals covering Underwriters, Claims Consultants, Account Executives, Actuaries, BDM’s and Operations covering both Life and General Insurance.
I joined Profusion in April 2016 to head up their Insurance division, sitting within a close team of four, covering banking & Insurance. Together, we offer over 18 years’ experience in recruiting financial services professionals.
I joined Profusion Group in 2015 through an internship program. I was then given the opportunity to join the ‘Profusion Family’ within the Banking and Insurance team as a consultant.
A qualified Chartered Accountant with extensive, diversified work experience gained over more than a decade. Having joined Profusion in 2008 as Finance Manager, the role has provided me exposure and knowledge of the business framework in the recruitment industry.
After 10 year’s experience within the Recruitment Industry with roles ranging from Resourcer to Consultant I joined Profusion Group in March 2014 to take on the role of Corporate Support Manager. This role offers both variety and continued development and sees me mainly supporting the business from an Administration perspective, managing the Support function and looking after the overall office environment.