Auckland Team

Lucy McLernon

Regional Manager - Auckland

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Lucy McLernon

Regional Manager - Auckland

027 4582903

Lucy started with H2R in 2006 and after doing her OE, returned to the H2R family. As Regional Manager, Lucy has oversight across our Auckland Office, managing the Permanent, Contracting and Business Support recruitment teams.

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Hayley Wright

Head of Talent Development - Auckland

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Hayley Wright

Head of Talent Development - Auckland

022 1556865

Hayley has been in the H2R family since 2006. She completed her psychology registration in 2004 and has a first class Honours degree in Industrial and Organisational Psychology. With over 15 years experience as a consultant psychologist, Hayley now leads the H2R’s Talent Development team on a national basis. She also works closely with Regional Manager Lucy McLernon to manage the Auckland Office.
Hayley is certified to interpret the SHL, Hogan and Genesys range of tests. She is also a qualified Executive coach.

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Jane Walker

Director - Auckland

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Jane Walker

Director - Auckland

021 850 489

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Rachael O’Sullivan

Senior Consultant - Auckland

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Rachael O’Sullivan

Senior Consultant - Auckland

021 063 8511

Rachael first started with H2R in 2012 and spent six years working in the contracting portfolio. In mid 2018 she branched out to take on a sales role with a sports franchise before returning to the H2R family to reconnect with her clients and candidates on the permanent recruitment side.

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Lissa Crook

Contracting Specialist - Auckland

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Lissa Crook

Contracting Specialist - Auckland

021 522567

Lissa Crook has several years recruitment experience, predominantly in the Legal/HR & NGO space. She has worked with a range of large national and international clients as well local companies including AoG and charities. Prior to Recruitment, Lissa had a past life as a Solicitor and also worked within the Trustee Industry. She joined H2R in 2016 as a Senior Consultant/Contracting Specialist and is committed to providing excellent service to both her clients and candidates.

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Gemma Forrest

Consultant - Auckland

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Gemma Forrest

Consultant - Auckland

021 061 1227

Gemma started with H2R in early 2018 and has a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Psychology and Social Geography. Gemma specialises in the recruitment of Business Support roles including temp and permanent Administration and Co-ordination roles across HR, EA/PA, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing and Projects.

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Josh Armitt

Contracting Specialist - Auckland

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Josh Armitt

Contracting Specialist - Auckland

021 1508803

Josh has a BSc in Psychology and Human Resource Management and enjoys providing support to both businesses and candidates in order to create a productive and well fit environment for both. Josh is one of our Contracting Specialists and always aims to provide a personalised and fluid recruitment experience.

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Clio Hartdegen

Business Support Specialist - Auckland

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Clio Hartdegen

Business Support Specialist - Auckland

020 4056 0460

Clio has a Diploma in Fine Arts from Whitecliffe College of Art & Design, as well as having studied papers in Business and Marketing at AUT. Clio has spent the last four years at Hungry Creek Art & Craft School, a tertiary education provider focusing in Contemporary Jewellery & Art and Design, working in Marketing, Admin and Recruitment. Clio enjoys making jewellery and collecting art. Clio is one of our amazing Business Support Consultants and recruits temporary and permanent administration, co-ordination, advisor positions across HR, EA/PA, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing and Projects.

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Oshin Robertson

Business Support Specialist - Auckland

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Oshin Robertson

Business Support Specialist - Auckland

021 145 6465

Oshin joined H2R in May 2019 and has a BBS degree majoring in Marketing. She has a background in Retail, Insurance and Financial Services and has held customer service and banking advisory positions. Oshin specialises in the recruitment of Business Support roles including temp and permanent Administration and Co-ordination roles across HR, EA/PA, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing and Projects.

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Danielle Bethune

Talent Development Consultant - Auckland

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Danielle Bethune

Talent Development Consultant - Auckland

021 1161203

Danielle joined H2R in early 2020 and is a consultant in our talent development team. She completed her Master of Arts in Industrial/ Organisational Psychology in 2020, and also holds both a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resources and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. Danielle has a strong interest in psychometric tools and is passionate about assisting organisations and people to flourish and reach their potential.Danielle joined H2R in early 2020 and is a consultant in our talent development team. She completed her Master of Arts in Industrial/ Organisational Psychology in 2020, and also holds both a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resources and a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. Danielle has a strong interest in psychometric tools and is passionate about assisting organisations and people to flourish and reach their potential.

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Karon Campbell

Career and Change Specialist - Auckland

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Karon Campbell

Career and Change Specialist - Auckland

021 528296

Karon is a specialist in the areas of Career Development, Career Transition and Outplacement and is passionate about working with individuals and groups to help them achieve success in their work and career. Using her energetic, practical and pragmatic approach Karon helps people to prepare well for their job search or career change. Karon also works hard to connect people with her extensive network of contacts to ensure the best possible outcomes.

Karon has also managed and facilitated large restructures and change initiatives, ensuring that organisation focus effectively on the people side of change.

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Leeanne Parkinson

Career and Change Specialist - Auckland

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Leeanne Parkinson

Career and Change Specialist - Auckland

021 675 870

Leeanne has extensive experience in the provision of change and outplacement support to organisations and their people. She is skilled in delivering individual programmes and workshops, as well as project management and coordination of these programmes for clients.
Leeanne has a Certificate in Career Development from AUT and is currently working towards NMIT’s Diploma in Career Guidance. Outside of work she enjoys photography, sailing the NZ coast and travelling to far flung destinations around the globe.

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Jan Natusch

Career and Change Specialist - Auckland

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Jan Natusch

Career and Change Specialist - Auckland

027 245 6021

Jan has been working in the Career Transition/ Outplacement space for over 16 years, working with individuals at all levels and facilitating group workshops in a wide range of organisations. She has led or co-facilitated downsizing and closure projects for a number of organisations throughout New Zealand.

Her passion for her work is reflected in her practical, upbeat approach to helping both candidates and client organisations to achieve the best possible outcome.

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Louise Dove

Career and Change Specialist - Auckland

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Louise Dove

Career and Change Specialist - Auckland

Louise has an extensive background in career management, transition and counselling. She has worked closely with organisations going through change, developing and facilitating workshops to support managers and their people. A strong practical and positive approach ensures that clients feel supported and in control throughout the change process. Her early career was in Human Resources, Recruitment and Education. She has a Masters in Education (Counselling).

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Claire Robertson

Team Administrator - Auckland

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Claire Robertson

Team Administrator - Auckland

Claire has extensive experience in the television industry working in a range of production, and operational roles. At H2R she works closely with the Career Transition Team providing resources and support at a national level to our Auckland and Wellington teams.

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Blake Nyenkamp

Team Administrator - Auckland

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Blake Nyenkamp

Team Administrator - Auckland

Blake graduated with a BSc in psychology and Human Resource Management. He plays basketball in Men’s league competitions around Auckland and is also a volunteer coach for the Special Olympics Greenhithe Giants. Blake joined H2R as a Team Administrator and contributes support to the Permanent Recruitment and TD teams.

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Jade Hernon

Team Administrator - Auckland

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Jade Hernon

Team Administrator - Auckland

Jade joined H2R in December 2019 as a Team Administrator. She has over four years administration and customer service experience gained from within the financial services and retail sectors. She supports the Contracting and Business Support teams and will be one of the first points of contact for candidates and clients for the Auckland office.

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Alex Allan

Principal Consultant - Wellington

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Alex Allan

Principal Consultant - Wellington

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Alex has over 10 years Recruitment experience in the Technology & Digital industries here in New Zealand.

Having worked in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand, Alex has an excellent professional network and prides himself on being able to source both excellent career opportunities for talented technologists as well as delivering the best talent to his clients that the market has to offer.

Alex is passionate about understanding his client’s businesses and thrives on being able to create partnerships to achieve real business outcomes. Alex has a particular interest in working with Technology business leaders, to define workforce roadmaps and create bespoke sourcing strategies that contribute towards successful outcomes.

Alex has received many accolades in his recruitment career, a particular highlight was being recognised as New Zealand’s Recruitment Consultant of the year in 2016 at the Seek Sara Awards.

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Daniel Wharakura

Principal Consultant - Wellington

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Daniel Wharakura

Principal Consultant - Wellington

0221694950

Highly focused and pro-active consultant, Daniel strives to deliver great outcomes for his candidates and clients.

Working to understand your organisations culture and environment, as well as job requirements in a collaborative way. Daniel will set out a clear guideline to ensure successful results with a transparent approach.

A key skill Daniel has is his ability to source, attract and engage with the correct talent for each role. He will also strive to provide a range of options to ensure that you will be making an informed decision.

Daniel has developed this approach through over 11 years of senior level recruitment experience globally, nationally and locally! Pro-active, detailed, enthusiastic and committed to deliver is what some clients have said about him.

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