Meet our awesome team!

We're a team of A players, each one of us passionate about building a unique and tailored journey for high growth tech companies. 

Who we are

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Simon Bernardino

Talent Director

Talent Acquisition Strategy - Leadership Hiring - Employee Experience - Key Stakeholder Engagement - Talent Acquisition Processes - Talent Growth & Scale 

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Steph Cawthorne

Lead People Development Partner

Creator - Organiser - Innovator - Performance Engagement - Leadership Development

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Claudia Guigovaz

Senior Talent Partner

Talent Acquisition - Candidate Engagement & Management - Process Improvement - Interview Refinement - Fintech - Tech Hiring

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Amber Knight

Talent Acquisition Partner

Talent Acquisition - Candidate Attraction Strategies - Tech Hiring - Key Stakeholder Management - Recruitment Strategy - Fintech

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Laura Clarke

Marketing Manager

Graphic Design - Brand - Communications - Marketing Strategy - Social Media - Web

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Isobel Reid

Associate People Development Consultant

Employee Wellbeing - Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging - Onboarding - Company Culture - Employee Experience - Goal Setting

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Maddison Harris

Talent Acquisition Partner

Talent Acquisition - Candidate Attraction Strategies - Tech Hiring - Key Stakeholder Management - Recruitment Strategy - Fintech

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Nick Ingall

Talent Director

Coaching & Development - Talent Strategy - Leadership Competencies - Leadership Hiring - People & Culture Leader - Goal Setting

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Amanda Newsom

Talent Director - Executive & Leadership Hiring

Executive Talent Acquisition - Market Mapping - Talent Advisory - Interview Coaching - Leadership Competencies

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Mary Wright

Senior Talent Partner

Talent Acquisition - Attraction Strategies - Tech Recruitment - Employer Branding - Recruitment strategy

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Katy Johnstone

Talent Acquisition Partner

Talent Acquisition - Employer Branding -Creative Strategist - Diversity & Culture - Tech Recruitment - Blockchain Enthusiast

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Ana Isic

Talent Researcher

Talent Sourcing - Sourcing Strategy - Talent Identification - Networking - Research - Candidate Engagement

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Lochlan McKenchie

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Talent Acquisition - Attraction Strategies - Tech Recruitment - Employer Branding - Recruitment strategy

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Cloë Stanbridge

Talent Director

Leadership hiring - Tech Hiring - Headcount Planning - ATS Implementation - Hiring Processes - Employer Branding

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Colin Mckee

Lead Talent Partner

Talent Acquisition - Talent Identification & Attraction -  Leadership & C Suite Hiring - Talent Growth and Scale

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Katerina Spaseska

People Development Consultant

Goal Setting - Feedback - Onboarding - Values - Engagement - Leadership Development

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Candice Skipps

Talent Acquisition Partner

Talent Acquisition - Candidate Attraction Strategies - Tech Hiring - Key Stakeholder Management - Recruitment Strategy - Fintech

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Jess Waddell

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Talent Acquisition - Employer Branding - Sourcing Strategy - Candidate Engagement 

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Sanja Veljkovic

Talent Researcher

Talent Sourcing - Talent Identification - Sourcing Strategy - Networking - Research

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In the media

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Tips for building a startup dream team from an entrepreneur that has recruited for Atlassian, Spotify and Invoice2go

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SafetyCulture just appointed the guru who reformed Atlassian and Spotify's culture.

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Laura Johnson is joined by Simon Bernadino, Founder of Lab17 and talent acquisition specialist.

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Vamp's On Demand Webinar: How to lead a company through lockdown

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During this week’s episode, we chat to Cloë Stanbridge, Talent Acquisition Lead at The Lab17. 

Are you trying to solve a people problem, or forecasting to ensure you minimise these potential problems as you scale?

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