We have over 1000 staff members in over 130 offices nationwide, ready to connect businesses and employees. Meet our Executive Team.
Executive General Manager, Recruitment, Employment and Training
Paul brings a wealth of management experience and a passion for the Australian recruitment, employment and training industries to his role as Executive General Manager with genU. He has held executive management roles with global and ASX listed recruitment organisations in Australia and Asia. He has also successfully managed company integrations, organically grown businesses, and led organisations through multiple economic cycles.
Paul is a highly regarded spokesperson within the industry and has appeared regularly on Sky Business News. He has also been a keynote speaker at industry events across Australia, discussing the recruitment market, recruitment specific innovations and developments, and the future of the industry.
An experienced leader, with an academic background in behavioural science, Paul is committed to developing the best in people through nurturing talent, embracing technology, and creating highly effective work environments. Paul also loves a challenge outside of work, and has set a personal goal to complete the Kilimanjaro and the Great Wall of China Marathons.
General Manager, jobactive
“Since joining MatchWorks in the year 2000, I have advanced into the leadership team and been an integral part of our expansion across six states of Australia. I am passionate about problem-solving and take pride in guiding my team to achieve their goals. Supporting job seekers and employers to forge stronger connections and workplaces is key to our work. As General Manager of jobactive, I am also dedicated to creating strong links and activities across the genU business to support people to achieve their aspirations.”
General Manager, Business Sustainability
“Building inclusive communities and sustainable employment opportunities to enable all people to reach their potential is at the core of my work. I bring 15 years of jobactive and Disability Employment Services operational knowledge to this role, plus ambitious idea generation resulting in innovations that promote positive outcomes for our community.
While Employment Services continues to evolve with changing labour market and economic conditions, our purpose remains the same; assisting people to find financial independence and a better life through sustainable employment inclusion. I am committed to helping MatchWorks become the employment provider of choice for job seekers and employer partners across Australia, as well as an employer of choice for Employment Service Professionals who share our values.“
General Manager, Employer Engagement
“Everybody deserves the opportunity to find meaningful employment. To know that what we do every day matters and contributes to positive social change is powerful. My passion is led by purpose, and for the past 20 years I have been supporting people into employment.
My role is centred around leading a team to develop strategic, innovative and sustainable employer engagement strategies that will ultimately support our clients into long-term and meaningful employment.
We are partnership focused, supporting the business needs of our employers, and partnering with those who are committed to helping job seekers reach their full potential. I am passionate about building more inclusive communities across Australia and it’s a privilege to work within a sector where our team can make a positive impact on so many lives.
As a leader, I strive to be inclusive and respected, encouraging collaboration, innovation and growth so others are empowered to achieve their best.”
General Manager, Service Development and Projects
“For the past 20 years I have specialised in shaping and delivering innovative, inclusive employment programs that give participants the confidence and skills to move forward and find the right employment opportunities.
Our projects and initiatives include providing tailored support to job seekers from all backgrounds, ages and abilities including youth, mature age, Indigenous, Culturally And Linguistically Diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
My work has a national reach and our projects team is proud to have positive impact on so many lives. Our team is currently trialing a fresh and engaging model which is creating a sense of belonging and community under the Government’s National Employment Services Trial in South Australia to be rolled out nationally in 2022.“
General Manager, Disability Employment Services
“Ensuring every job seeker gets the support, mentoring and assistance to meet their individual needs and continuously improving our services are key focus areas of my work. I started in the business as an Employment Consultant 10 years ago before moving into Site Management to help change the lives of the job seekers we worked with. My current role ensures we keep delivering better outcomes as a business and maintain a firm focus on positively impacting our local communities. I am passionate about developing staff to be their best and am inspired by the idea that our work can unearth a spark of brilliance in everyone.”