We employ great people who are professional in everything they do and are easy to work with. Our team have joined us from corporate HR and recruitment backgrounds and they all operate as a true extension of our clients, often working within our clients’ HR teams.

Our core values and culture are what set us apart from the competition. Simply put, we value our employees and their ideas. The environment we create is one where employees don’t just work for Orchard: they are hands-on contributors, fostering a company culture that makes them proud. Everyone on the team is encouraged to share thoughts and opinions to move us forward as a company.

 

Our Executive Team

Brett Douglas

CEO

Brett has many years of experience in recruitment across a diverse span of industries. Brett has designed, implemented and overseen the management of a large number of Career Centres in Australia and has become a leading industry expert. Brett has led “first-time” recruitment outsourcing programs for a diverse range of employers.

Deanne Barbary

GROUP GENERAL MANAGER

Deanne has 14 years experience designing, implementing and leading large scale RPO solutions and recruitment projects within Australia and globally across a broad range of industries.

Located in Melbourne, she is responsible for the operational leadership of Orchard’s Career Centre business.

Mark Christian

GENERAL MANAGER, HR SERVICES & CONSULTING

Mark is an experienced services consultant with a background in creation, delivery and stewardship of consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. He is responsible for the development and delivery of our HR as a Service and HR Consulting service portfolios.

Andrew Hill

CLIENT SOLUTIONS MANAGER

Andrew partners with new and existing clients to develop recruitment strategies, and build a strong employer value profile, as an account manager and specialist recruiter. Andrew draws upon his diverse industry experience to help clients attract and recruit the best candidates.

Adrian Dennis

HEAD OF EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

Adrian is an experienced recruitment and executive search professional who will help you find the right talent for your business. Adrian has worked in recruitment-related roles across Australia, Asia, the Middle East and the UK.

Sharon Curtis

HEAD OF TALENT TECHNOLOGIES

Based in our Melbourne office, Sharon is an experienced recruitment and executive search professional who will help you find the right talent for your business.

Our Culture

  • Integrity – We are honest and inspire trust by saying what we mean, delivering on our promises and taking responsibility for our actions
  • Respect – We respect individuals and value diversity and unique contributions. We foster an open and inclusive environment and treat each person in a manner that reflects our values
  • Open Communication – We trust each other and are open and honest with our communications internally and externally
  • Teamwork – We support each other and are determined to deliver as a team. We are friendly and genuine
  • Customer focus – We put our clients at the center of everything we do and are flexible and creative in our approach to delivering great results