Who we are
Andrew recruits senior executive assignments. He maintains a long held executive search and selection specialisation in the fields of communication, corporate affairs and human resources.
Andrew holds Arts and Law degrees from the University of Melbourne, supported by post-graduate study within the University of Melbourne Masters of Commerce (HR) programme.
At SHK Luke recruits Senior Executive level assignments across a wide range of industry sectors including Mining, Financial Services, IT&T, Clean Technology and within early and expansion stage Venture Capital/Private Equity Funded businesses. In addition to CEO, COO, Executive Director and General Manager level positions, Luke has a strong track record in executing search and selection assignments for senior technical specialists and difficult to find experts.
Luke holds Commerce and Law degrees from the University of Melbourne, supported by post-graduate study within the Macquarie University Masters of Applied Finance and the Melbourne Business School MBA programmes. Luke is a member of the Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.
Dalia maintains a long held executive search and selection specialisation in marketing, product and strategy.
Dalia holds a Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia and completed the post graduate Professional Year program with the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Alan’s early career was with Shell where he held various senior petrochemical marketing roles. He then appointed to a role as Director of HR for a major US graphics company.
Alan holds a Bachelor of Arts (honours) from Monash University and has a wide variety of interests including classic cars, wine, antiquarian books, travel and military history.
Tim has fostered strong industry networks and excellent working relationships with clients and candidates alike. Tim has strong industry networks and proven success in the placement of CFO’s and their direct reports including specialist areas such as tax, treasury, audit, risk, pricing, M&A, and strategy.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne.
Caroline has more than 20 years’ experience in the marketing and media industries including time spent in the tertiary education sector at The University of South Australia, and commercial sales and strategy experience gained at Pacific Magazines (Seven Media Group), ACP Magazines and in running her own media business (Arnoul Media Services).
At the University of South Australia, Caroline worked first as Deputy Director then Acting Director, Marketing in the Marketing and Development Unit, giving her a unique understanding of the skills required for senior marketing and management roles within University and government environments. Prior to joining SHK, Caroline was Strategy Director at Pacific Magazines which included responsibility for the management of Pacific’s key and corporate accounts in Victoria.
Caroline works across the marketing practice with a specialisation in Education and Media/Advertising roles.
Caroline holds an MBA from Southern Cross University and a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) from the University of New South Wales.
Mike has worked in the Career Management and Outplacement field in Sydney for over seven years. Before joining SHK, Mike worked as NSW State Manager for a leading employee assistance provider. Prior to this, Mike worked for Hudson as its NSW Practice Leader (Outplacement & Career Management).
Mike has been involved with many high profile and large scale change projects with clients in the financial and professional services, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, healthcare and industrial sectors.
Helen has a strong track record recruiting within the financial services sector in Australia with a particular focus on the placement of senior specialist and executive level roles in the superannuation and insurance industries. She works with a number of the leading global and domestic brands managing a combination of contract and permanent assignments. Helen’s reputation has been built on her ability to provide well founded advice, with a deep understanding of the industry sectors and the challenges facing employees and organisations.
Helen is a member of the Victorian Management Committee for Women in Super, a not-for-profit association that provides networking opportunities for women in the superannuation and financial services industries, and lobbies to improve women’s access to superannuation.
Helen graduated with a BA Hons degree (Marketing major) from Strathclyde University in Scotland and has recently commenced studying a Diploma in HR Management.
Tracey leads the Communication & Digital practice at SHK. Tracey’s network spans multiple sectors including banking and finance, sustainability and environment, health, government and media.
Penny has more than 15 years’ experience helping organisations to more effectively engage with consumers and employees. Her experience has been gained across a wide range of sectors both in London and Australia. In Australia she has worked with BHP Billiton, Ansett, Minter Ellison, Beaurepaires and Mt Buller, and in London with Betfair.com, AutoPlanet, Carnival Group (Swan Hellenic cruises), Totaljobs.com and 4Less Group (currency exchange).
Elin has more than 20 years’ corporate experience working within a variety of industries ranging from Advertising, Chartered Accountancy and Hospitality to IT Recruitment. Elin has recruited since 2001, working for M&T Resources, a division of the SMS Management and Technology Group. Elin’s expertise lies within building and managing client relationships, business development, sourcing of senior technology resources and candidate and contractor care.
As part of the Technology Practice of SHK, Elin focuses on contract engagements in the areas of project and program delivery, change management as well as business and systems analysis.
Since graduating from Bond University, Hugh has exclusively worked in Executive Contracting where he specialises in the recruitment of Marketing and Communication positions. Hugh has a deep understanding of the marketing and communication disciplines with broad corporate knowledge across a wide array of sectors and businesses.
Hugh holds a Bachelor of Communications Business (Marketing and Advertising) from Bond University.
Jeff has 14 years’ experience in executive search and selection. He consults to a range of organisations including ASX listed, global multinationals and privately held businesses, and handling Senior Executive level assignments across a wide range of industry sectors including Retail, FMCG, Manufacturing, Education, Property and Construction.
Prior to joining SHK Jeff ran his own executive search business for ten years and worked in senior consulting roles at Morgan & Banks. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Prior to his career in executive search, Jeff held senior finance and general management roles at Deloitte, Whitbread PLC and the Fosters Brewing Group. He has also completed senior management courses at both the London Business School and Australian Graduate School of Management.
Jeff has consulted extensively with organisations to develop and refine organisational structure as well as attracting and retaining senior executive talent.
Zachary specialises in sourcing senior candidates in the areas of projects and technology, with an emphasis on leadership roles that require business and commercial acumen.
Prior to his career in recruitment, Zachary worked across the United States, Mexico, and Australia for a range of organisations within a project/program management consulting capacity.
Zachary holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with concentrations in Consulting and Marketing from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Rachel has more than eight years' executive recruitment experience specialising in the discipline of Accounting & Finance. She joined SHK after working with two globally recognised recruitment firms in the UK.
As one of the highest performers within her previous employers, Rachel offers extensive experience within the executive recruitment industry and an outstanding track record of success in the permanent and contract consulting markets. She has worked with finance executives in many leading international organisations across diverse industry sectors, assisting them with their most critical resourcing requirements.
Rachel is passionate about recruitment and focused on building meaningful relationship with her candidates and clients.
Rachel has completed a Bachelor of Career Management from the University of Lancashire.
Kath was previously responsible for general office operations at SHK including technology, HR, supplier relationships, event management, and coordinating the development and implementation of business improvement projects. Kath developed SHK’s quality management system gaining the business ISO 9001:2008 accreditation and ensured ongoing compliance across all areas of the business.
Prior to the founding of SHK, Kath was employed by one of the world’s largest investment banks, a State Government ministry and an international executive recruitment firm. She has also been lauded for her role to manage the judging process for two of Australia’s most highly regarded business awards programs.
Kath holds a Master of Business Administration (Exec) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University.
Nicola has over twelve years experience recruiting across the Sydney and UK markets and specialises in the recruitment of HR professionals. Prior to joining SHK, Nicola was a Senior Manager for a leading global recruitment firm and managed the HR recruitment team in Sydney.
Nicola holds a BA (hons) in Business from The University of Hull.
Suzanne has close to 20 years’ experience in understanding and influencing employee behaviour and attitudes in change environments. Suzanne has a strategic communication background and her past clients include Telstra, BHP Billiton, NAB, Shell, Coles Group, Centrelink, CSC, the Environmental Protection Authority (Victoria), The Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development (Victoria), The Cancer Council (Victoria), The Department of Human Services (Victoria) and Ansett.
Jade has more than five years' experience in customer service, support and bookkeeping roles. Jade's previous employers include an electrical contracting organisation and hospitality and tourism organisations.
At SHK, Jade manages the front office and Executive Centre areas and provides outstanding customer service and support to SHK clients and candidates.
Roshini has more than six years' experience in administration roles and office management. Prior to joining SHK, Roshini’s employers included an engineering company, a recruitment agency and a large IT company where she provided sales and administrative support.
Roshini holds a Bachelor of Computing (Hons) from University of Geenwich, UK.
Sam has a long record of Facilities and Office Management Roles in the Head Office of large organisations including Cengage Publishing, The Just Group and Village Roadshow.
Overseas her roles included Graduate Recruitment for BOC Gases and the start up Franchise Business for Pertemps Recruitment, working for the Ministry of Defense in Germany and operations within the data and voice industry.