Our Team

“Since we started Talent in 1995 we have always held the belief that it is great people that will make this company truly special, and we are pleased to say that we have assembled an exceptional group of people.

This team of highly professional and compassionate leaders across the globe continue to drive our business forward and allow us to grow from strength to strength.”

Australia and New Zealand

Anthony Whyte
General Manager - Adelaide
Andrew Pyke
General Manager - Sydney
Robert Ning
General Manager - Canberra
Simon Yeung
General Manager - Melbourne
Anthony Whyte
General Manager - Adelaide
"Talent is a vibrant business that strongly values its clients, candidates and staff. We are a genuine market leader to the South Australian IT sector and as our market changes and develops we're positioned to deliver to our clients growing needs."

About Anthony

Anthony began his career working in the government sector in technical support and quickly advanced into business analyst and customer support management roles where he was responsible for six government agencies in the Transportation and Services sector. In 1997 Anthony moved into recruitment and as they say – the rest is history. With a strong understanding of the market and technology, Anthony and his dedicated team continue to service the Adelaide marketplace with the aim of delivering a unique but positive experience to all parties to ensure mutual goals are met.

Andrew Pyke
General Manager - Sydney
"Talent has developed an enviable portfolio of Commercial and Government clients, from technology start ups through to global brands. Our network of the best ICT candidates has been built on our service, tenure and understanding of the market. Our continued success is testament to a highly experienced team of recruiting professionals, who understand how NSW does business.”

About Andrew

Since arriving in Australia in January 2005, Andrew has continued to thrive in the specialist recruitment space and has led and successfully managed a start up in the Queensland market. Andrew joined Talent in 2009 as the General Manager of the QLD office and continues to drive our business to new heights in his current role as General Manager of the NSW practice.

Robert Ning
General Manager - Canberra
"After being with Talent for many years I feel privileged to now manage the ACT office and drive our business forward with our incredibly talented and dedicated team."

About Robert

Robert Ning has 15 years’ experience in IT&T recruitment. He was promoted to the role of general manager for Canberra in 2014 after helping establish the Canberra office for Talent in 2007 as a senior account executive. He believes in creating and providing active client relationships, is highly customer focused, always strives to exceed client needs and has been responsible for generating substantial new business for the Canberra office.

Simon Yeung
General Manager - Melbourne
"My challenge is great but my desire to succeed is greater. If nothing else I promise hard work and a first rate service ethic. At Talent we believe that our word is golden, and it's this believe that continues to drive myself and my team"

About Simon

Simon is a recruitment leader within the ICT recruitment sector and has been based in Melbourne since 1997. He has a proven track record in managing large scale teams to deliver successful business outcome for his clients. This includes delivering high volume numbers, through to global executive search assignments on key appointments.

Paul Mackin-Brown
General Manager - Perth
Kara Smith
General Manager - Auckland
Bianca Jones
Country Manager - NZ
Keith Dixon
General Manager - Brisbane
Paul Mackin-Brown
General Manager - Perth
"Our significant experience, staff tenure and service offering has ensured that we are wonderfully positioned to maintain our long history of success and delivery to the Western Australian market."

About Paul

After years of experience in the recruitment industry, Paul now manages Talent’s flagship office based in Perth, Western Australia. With a growing market opportunity, Paul and his team continue the Talent legacy of putting the client and the candidate first.

Kara Smith
General Manager - Auckland
"The Auckland team are committed to providing exceptional service to both clients, candidates and contractors alike and are excited to continue their growth in the Auckland market."

About Kara

Kara Smith has been recruiting in the Auckland market for over a decade and has specifically worked with Talent since 2013. Appointed to General Manager of the Auckland office in 2016, Kara has been successful at delivering contracting and permanent recruitment solutions across both public and private sector organisations.

Bianca Jones
Country Manager - NZ
“Talent is a vibrant and exciting company with a focus on providing excellent service. The ongoing desire to be innovative allows us to deliver to the ever changing needs of our clients”

 About Bianca

Bianca has a background in both permanent and contract recruitment spanning the public and private sector.  She has worked across many vendor environments as well as Banking and Government.

Prior to her career in recruitment, Bianca spent over 7 years working for one of New Zealand’s largest telecommunications companies. The IT & T experience combined with the recruitment experience has given Bianca a strong understanding of both technology and the market.

With growing opportunity in a buoyant market Bianca and her team are focused on providing an exceptional experience for both candidates and clients across New Zealand.

Keith Dixon
General Manager - Brisbane
"At Talent, we deliver innovative, flexible solutions to our clients’ constantly changing needs. Our core service offerings uniquely position Talent as a market leader in the delivery of IT recruitment solutions. Talent’s success in the QLD market can be attributed to our highly experienced team of recruitment specialists. We strive to provide an outstanding customer experience to both our clients and candidate community."

 About Keith

Keith has over 18 years’ IT recruitment experience. Based in Brisbane since 2003, Keith has held senior account management and leadership positions in the IT recruitment sector. He has a proven track record in successfully delivering contract and permanent recruitment solutions on both a local and national scale for a variety of clients in numerous industry sectors.