Peter Clark has 10 years’ experience recruiting throughout New Zealand, the UK and Australia working for just two agencies in this time. He started at Fluid Recruitment in 2009 at its inception and is now the Director of the business. The original business aim was, and remains to be, to build strong long-lasting relationships and deliver a professional and honest service to the New Zealand market. He fully understands the recruitment challenges his clients face and enjoys promoting the success of their business and the lifestyle our regions have to offer.
James is an Associate Director for Fluid Recruitment. He recruits purely within Accountancy and Finance with a particular focus on the North Island of New Zealand and the NSW Market Place in Australia. James is from a business and marketing academic background with a wealth of travel experiences and a love for sports. James has over 10 years of recruitment experience specifically within accountancy and finance, having first worked in a start-up team gaining promotion through the ranks to Senior Manager. James later transferred to Australia as a Managing Consultant and has a proven track record of establishing highly successful specialist recruitment teams in the UK, Australia and NZ. He prides himself on his honesty and professionalism to colleagues, candidates and clients alike utilising his experience to add real value to all parties.
Sophie is an industry specialist focussed on specialist consultancy within the manufacturing, production, engineering and trades sectors. With 5 years’ commercial recruitment and over 3 years’ internal recruitment experience, Sophie offers a consultative and targeted approach that ensures greater talent sourcing and recruitment success. Providing results for business regionally throughout New Zealand, she takes pride in enhancing the recruitment experience in traditionally difficult areas.
Ross supports our recruitment specialists, he is an experienced human resources, organisational development professional, with over 25 years’ experience across all sectors. As a consulting leader he has extensive experience of all aspects of people management practice. Ross supports our clients by providing pragmatic and timely risk management, helping manage teams through change. Ross is also experienced in facilitating Psychometric assessments and DISC profiling. He provides detailed assistance on all and any testing that may be required as part of a recruitment process.
Blake Mather joined the Sydney team in February 2016 as Candidate Care Manager and proved to be extremely efficient developing and maintaining relationships with clients and candidates across both the New Zealand and Sydney market focusing purely within the Chartered Sector and creating a really good market for himself. Such has been his success, we were thrilled when he stepped up into a Recruitment Consultant role at the end of this year. He understands the importance of an effective recruitment process and prides himself on his ability to identify talented candidates and deliver them quickly to his key clients.
Mandy is our dedicated accounts officer and has the most important responsibility in the business of ensuring all our contractors get paid. She is also responsible for all accounts payable and receivable for both the New Zealand and Australian offices. Mandy is the person we all rely on to ensure the business always runs smoothly!
Kathryn is a true Dunedinite and Otago graduate. She brings her expert all round administration and office management skills to the wider business. As well as providing dedicated candidate care she is also responsible for process and business improvement thereby enabling our consultants to deliver the best service possible. Outside of work Kathryn is an accomplished drummer performing in New Zealand Pipe Bands on an international basis including performing at the Royal Military International Tattoo in Edinburgh.
Originally from Hamilton, James has made the move to the South Island and established himself as an integral member of the New Zealand team. With a successful career to date in the corporate and Government sectors he has now jumped to the other side of the fence and provides valuable advice and support to those wanting to make their own career change.
Julian is a consultant who specialises in IT and General Management. Having spent most of his life on dairy farms, he’s also got a passion for New Zealand’s agribusiness sector. Julian is a big proponent of the soft skills that make leaders who they are, and welcomes any opportunity to put his ‘Business Analyst’ hat on to provide value and solutions for all of his clients. Julian believes that what we do doing during most of our waking life is a deeply personal subject, and he endeavours to treat all of his clients and candidates with integrity and respect. He likes to inspire people, and to be inspired in turn, and he’ll do whatever it takes to ensure your experience with Fluid is a positive one.
Nathan Pattison has close to 20 years’ experience recruiting throughout NZ and abroad. He founded Fluid Recruitment in 2009 and now works on an consultative basis for the business, focusing specifically on Senior Management and Executive positions or those requiring a strong search and selection process.