sydney HR Partners team.

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meet our sydney experts

  • David Owens

    Managing Director

    David is the founder of the HR Partners brand and draws upon 25 years of recruitment industry experience across Australia and the UK. He plays a substantial role in supporting senior search assignments.

  • Sophie Tompsett

    General Manager NSW

    Sophie has an outstanding reputation for delivering results with a high customer service focus and prides herself on her commercial, pragmatic and consultative approach with both clients and candidates. 

  • Sophie Ryan

    Principal Consultant

    Sophie has developed, promoted and executed HR recruitment strategies that attract top talent in an agency capacity and in-house, working with a range of industries. 


  • Kayla Lee Hoye

    Principal Consultant

    Kayla is an experienced recruitment professional offering unique expertise; having worked in both internal and external HR teams over the past nine years. 


  • Shirley Dietvorst


    Shirley is a dedicated young professional with international experience in recruitment. She is always one step ahead on what is happening in the HR market. 

  • James Hunt


    James has experience recruiting within the professional services and non-for profit industries as well as various private equity companies, priding himself on customer service. 

  • Celeste Rowan

    Brand Advisor / EA to MD

    Celeste manages all marketing and branding initiatives, strategies and events on a national level. She also supports the Managing Director and management teams.