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. She plays a key role in supporting a number of senior search assignments across both the interim and permanent market space. 

  • sophie ryan

    principal consultant

    Sophie is an experienced recruiter who is dedicated to her clients and most importantly her candidates. She 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. Sophie specialises in recruiting for the mid-senior HR market in Sydney. 


  • kayla lee hoye

    principal consultant

    Kayla brings unique expertise to the HRP team; having worked in both internal and external HR teams over the past twelve years. She is a dedicated consultant, well known for her HR market expertise, thorough recruitment strategies and building genuine long-term relationships with HR talent. 

  • harriet winter

    senior consultant

    Experienced recruitment specialist focusing on mid-level HR temp & fix term contract roles across Sydney. Priding myself with a personable approach to finding top talent and creating those long lasting relationships with clients and candidates.


  • shirley dietvorst


    Shirley is looking after the Junior to mid level of HR roles in the Sydney metro area. She is dedicated with a true focus on customer experience making sure the perfect match is made every time.


  • 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. 

  • belinda houghton


    Belinda is a very personable consultant focusing on the entry and mid-level HR roles. She prides herself on her ability to grow long term relationships with her candidates and clients.


  • celeste rowan

    brand lead / EA to MD

    Celeste is the marketing and events strategist for HR Partners across Australia. Her multifaceted role includes supporting the HRP Managing Director and management teams. She prides herself on creativity and efficiency – delivering projects with a smile.


  • chelsie dunimagloski

    team coordinator

    Chelsie supports both our Sydney and Parramatta teams with all administration and compliance tasks for our candidates and clients. She prides herself on her reliability and attention to detail.