Originally from the UK, our Managing Director and co-owner Lisa Cooley finally grew tired of the weather and moved to New Zealand in 2009. She has a recruitment career spanning 18 years, a decade of which is in the technology sector. During this time, Lisa has worked with hundreds of businesses in various industries, including some of the most recognisable organisations in New Zealand and globally. Lisa has vast success recruiting for companies ranging from tech startups to large corporate businesses and software houses, and SMEs to not-for-profits and government agencies
Lisa prides herself on being an industry expert, a true partner to her clients, and a trusted go-to consultant for job seekers in the IT, Data and Digital sector. She is not just known for getting results, but also for her passion for giving back to the industry. You will often find Lisa running a graduate employment readiness workshop, attending a job fair, holding workshops for new migrants, or attending meetups and other industry events. She also sits on the IT advisory board of a well-known tertiary education provider. She was recognised for her work when she became the proud winner of the NZ Seek SARA Recruitment Consultant of the Year award in 2019
When not busy finding top talent for businesses, or positively impacting careers, you might find Lisa sailing the Hauraki Gulf, walking her Miniature Schnauzer Groot, buried in a book, or spending quality time with her husband and stepson. She also has a severe case of wanderlust and long-standing addiction to Trip Advisor.