sydney HR Partners team.

our team

  • 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 is actively involved in recruitment activities and plays a substantial role in supporting senior search assignments.

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  • Stephanie Patoka - General Manager NSW 

    Stephanie Patoka has more than 13 years of recruitment experience. She specialises in executive level search and has a breadth of experience partnering with clients in a full range of industries.

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  • Harriet Barclay - Team Leader

    Harriet has extensive experience within HR Talent Acquisition and recruitment gained from the London and Sydney markets. She brings strong HR networks across financial and professional services and commerce and manages senior and executive appointments.

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  • Sophie Tompsett - Principal Consultant

    Sophie is a seasoned recruitment professional with over nine years experience working both in HR agency recruitment and in house talent teams for global tech and banking firms. She specialises in senior and executive level HR appointments. 

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  • Kayla Lee Hoye - Senior Consultant
     

    Kayla is an experienced recruitment professional offering unique expertise; having worked in both internal and external HR teams over the past nine years. She manages mid to senior level appointments. 

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  • Carla Wilkinson - Senior Consultant
     

    Carla has over four years experience recruiting within the commercial I.T. and construction industries. Priding herself on great customer service, she looks after permanent and contract entry to mid level roles.

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  • Sarah Shore - Consultant

    Sarah has experience recruiting within FMCG and construction industries. She enjoys creating relationships with her clients and candidates and manages entry to mid level roles.

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  • Josephine Hendy - Consultant


    Josephine started her career in the Recruitment industry with Randstad Education where she managed a high volume temporary desk for over three years. She now manages the Government sector, focusing on the mid-senior level of the market. 

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  • Shirley Dietvorst - Consultant
     

    Shirley is a dedicated young professional all the way from the Netherlands, where she worked for Randstad for 3.5 years in both recruitment and business development. She manages permanent, temporary and contract roles in entry and mid level. 

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  • Celeste Rowan - Brand Advisor / EA to MD  

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

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  • Katerina Markovska - Team Coordinator / Resourcer
     

    Katerina supports the HR Partners team in the Sydney office. Having previously completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Human resources she now enjoys supporting HR Partners in all aspects of recruitment.

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