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Adam Forster

Adam Forster

Managing Director - Australia

I began my recruitment career in 1998 after an argument with my dad led me to a fish and chip dinner wrapped in a copy of London's Evening Standard newspaper. An advert in the paper said, "Do you enjoy speaking to a wide range of people and being rewarded for outcomes rather than hours?" and I've been a recruiter ever since.I'm now the...

Kylie Blackwell

Kylie Blackwell

Director - VIC

​I am a hands-on leader who thrives on bringing the best out in people. Having commenced my recruitment career in 2002, I spent most of my career recruiting senior finance executives into the commercial industry and leading large teams across multiple disciplines.As the Director of Ambition Victoria and a key member of the executive le...

Yseult d'Estelle Roe

Yseult d'Estelle Roe

Director - Accountability & Ambition Finance

​My background:I have worked in the Sydney recruitment market since 2012, having previously worked within an Executive Search firm in Ireland. I started originally in a Consultant role, but quickly caught the bug and over the last 9 years have worked my way up to Associate Director of the Sydney Qualified Finance, Accounting Sup...

Chris Crolla

Chris Crolla

Client Engagement Director

​My background:After graduating from University in Edinburgh I decided to travel around SE Asia and Australia. I loved Australia from the word go but wanted to try my hand in London where my mates had moved to. Being a new grad during the GFC and feeling the urge to make money quickly...

Ming Cheung

Ming Cheung

Associate Director – Technology & Business Transformation

​My background:My career to date has been dedicated to technology recruitment. Initially working in the United Kingdom, I married an Australian and migrated to Melbourne in 1998. I have established and developed high performing teams in both start-up and established businesses. Throughout my career, I have remained ...

Julian Soames

Julian Soames

Associate Director, Finance - Banking & Financial Services

My background:After starting my recruitment career in the UK, I joined Ambition in Melbourne in 2010 and am currently a Principal Consultant within the Banking and Financial Services team. My clients span domestic start-up funds to global investment banks, and I specialise in placing candidates from graduate to executive level a...

Charlie Fitzroy

Charlie Fitzroy

Principal Consultant - Sydney

My background:I work across the banking and financial services sector within Sydney CBD and city fringe locations. I joined Ambition in 2011 and built an in-depth knowledge of wealth management, fund administration and financial market operations. Acting as an integral member of the banking and financial services team, I am a Pr...

Paul McCann

Paul McCann

Divisional Lead - Technology & Business Transformation

My background:I am an experienced senior recruiter who heads up our Sydney-based Technology and Business Transformation practice.Originally from North London in the UK, I joined Ambition in February 2016 after 12 months travelling South America, focusing on providing the highest q...

Greg Forster

Greg Forster

Principal Consultant - Sydney

My background:Like most recruiters I know, I started my career in the industry entirely by accident under the illusion of untold wealth and happiness and endless expensive client lunches. Over 20 years later I am still chasing this dream but luckily I love doing it!!!My first position out of University involved recruiting...

Yolande Maritz

Yolande Maritz

Senior Consultant - Sydney

My background:​I am a Senior Finance and Accounting recruiter who have been actively recruiting in this space over the last 11 years in both South Africa and Australia.I started my recruitment career in 2009 in South Africa just as the global financial crisis hit – and I survived! I love the thrill of the chase and talkin...

Lucy McDonald

Lucy McDonald

Senior Consultant - Melbourne

​My background:After graduating from University in New Zealand, I relocated to Australia working in Hospitality and Hotels. This led to a 2-year stint opening and setting up a new hotel in the Kingdom of Bahrain. I then found myself back in Australia and this time in Melbourne. After starting off in Hospitality recruitmen...

Owen Marquis

Owen Marquis

Senior Consultant - Melbourne

​My background:After graduating with a Bachelor of Marketing at Deakin University in 2017, I moved to London and this is where my passion for recruitment was formed. I worked for a search firm that specialised in business transformation and change recruitment. This was one of the drivers that really got me passionate about recru...

Henry Reyes

Henry Reyes

Senior Consultant - Melbourne

My background:Originally from Venezuela, after graduating with a Bachelor of International Business in 2012. In 2015 I moved to Australia and discovered my passion for recruitment working in different industries since then. I have previously worked for global recruitment agencies having the chance to explore different areas with...

Mae Alvar

Mae Alvar

Consultant - Sydney

​My background:I’m a passionate recruiter who is a genuine advocate of adding the “human touch” to human resourcing.I’m an accountant by profession and worked for global automobile and IT companies. Moving to Sydney, I wanted to use my accounting technical knowledge and have the avenue to change people’s lives, and recrui...

Dijana Macinko

Dijana Macinko

Consultant - Sydney

My background:I work within the Banking and Financial Services team, focusing on candidate management and delivery for Back and Middle Office Operations. Prior to this, I was resourcing for large-scale AML, KYC and remediation projects for large financial institutions.Helping people is at the core of everything I do, and ...

Jessica Gahang

Jessica Gahang

Associate Consultant - Melbourne

My background:​After graduating from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Laws and Commerce, I worked as a state taxes litigator, and then at a large accounting firm as a State Taxes Adviser to some of Victoria’s largest property and development clients. After six years, I decided it was time for a career change. I ch...

Joshua Walker

Joshua Walker

Associate Consultant - Melbourne

My background:​​PEOPLE ARE INCREDIBLE! We are constantly making gigantic leaps of achievement: the Wright Brothers invented flight, Michelangelo carved the Pieta from solid marble, Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon on 21st July 1969, and we built the freakin pyramids! The list goes on.

Linda McEvilly

Linda McEvilly

People & Culture Manager

​​Since joining Ambition in 2012 I have grown within the company from a Contractor Care consultant to my current position as People and Culture Manager.The Ambition Group has provided a great place to work, with great flexibility and opportunity for growth. At Ambition & AccountAbility we're looking to expand our team, if you're lo...