Meet the team

We have some talented individuals at Talent Propeller who can assist you in almost any area of recruitment. We have offices in Australia and New Zealand and are happy to discuss how we could streamline your recruitment processes.

Australia : 03 9691 4777 New Zealand : 09 950 2130.


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Sharon Ballantyne Davies
Sharon Davies - Founding Director


Sharon is the founding Director of Talent Propeller and works across most aspects of the business. She started her career working as a Recruitment Consultant in the New Zealand market. Realising that many businesses needed support outside of the traditional recruitment agency environment, she joined forces with her current business partners and established a specialist recruitment advertising agency which provided design, copywriting and booking services to companies across the country. After taking the New Zealand market by storm, Sharon launched her business in Australia and built an equally strong reputation for service and creativity. Today her agency is a multi-million dollar business and works with over 950 companies.

Sharon commenced development of the Talent Propeller tools after seeing that the recruitment market was ripe for change, and in 2009 launched a range of online tools that the market immediately lapped up. Sharon's vision is to re-educate businesses, showing there is another way to manage the recruitment process that doesn't need to be arduous. She is passionate about continuing to develop technology that will change the way businesses find and hire staff and set the benchmark across the country for effective recruitment technology. She also believes that all technology needs to be backed by amazing service so works hard to ensure the Talent Propeller team is built on knowledge, service and passion for what we do.
Joanna Baker
Joanna Baker - Group General Manager

Bosch, Laminex, Dulux, Nylex. They’re all household names - and partially thanks to Global General Manager Joanna, who has used her extensive marketing skills to build an impressive CV and an even more impressive raft of brand recognition throughout her career. Her involvement with our group of companies dates back to as early as 2009 when she managed our Australian branch for several years. Needless to say, she knows a thing or two about our business. She brings top-tier marketing intelligence to our team, helping us provide your company with the most innovative, compelling and successful strategies that the world of recruitment has to offer.
Amy Coët
Amy Coët - Client Director

Amy has worked within our group of companies since 2005 and is now a partner of Talent Propeller. She began her career within the advertising and marketing sector, specialising in the development of recruitment campaigns, so has always had a passion for talent attraction. She is qualified in Psychology and Anthropology so brings a unique science to the work she produces. Amy is well traveled professionally, having worked in New Zealand, Australia and China throughout her career to date. She has been instrumental in establishing our new offices around the world and in doing so, has managed high volumes of recruitment herself. It is this combination of education, skills, and experience that enables Amy to offer well-rounded advice to clients on advertising, management and effectiveness of the recruitment process.

Today, Amy manages our key account relationships as well as supporting new clients to Talent Propeller with the set-up of their account. She develops advertising strategies for our clients which includes the creation of an employment brand. She also provides the necessary training and education for users of our system.
Dianne Bow
Dianne Bow - Operations Manager

Dianne has been involved with Talent Propeller since its inception in 2002, managing the Finance and IT areas of the business. Based in Head office she establishes policy and procedures for the finance team, and is in charge of the daily operations. She is also responsible for the effective implementation of our business expansion strategies.
Kristy Berlic
Kristy Berlic - Graphic Designer

Kristy started with Talent Propeller after completing her Diploma of Photomedia, Diploma of Graphic Art and a Bachelor of Communication Design. Her talent has seen her progress quickly, from working as an Advertising Consultant in both the Australian and New Zealand offices, to managing our design and production teams in Shenzhen.
Karena
Karena Moffat - Senior Account Manager

Karena comes with a strong background in both advertising and recruitment. Karena stated her journey to Talent Propeller as a media buyer where she honed her audience targeting and media knowledge. From there she moved to the international education recruitment sector, working in both university and private training institute environments with recruiters and potential students all over the world. Since joining Talent Propeller Karena’s focus has been on using her knowledge and experience in partnership with the Talent Propeller systems to help clients make the right match – with media, with advert content, with system support and ultimately with the right candidate.
Stephanie Richardson
Stephanie Richardson - Recruitment Manager

Easily described as fun, energetic and bubbly, Stephanie has a strong team centric focus aimed at achieving outstanding results for herself, her team and clients. Stephanie is passionate about Talent Propeller and sees it as the future of smart talent acquisition. Utilising her extensive background in traditional top shelf recruitment, Stephanie tailors our Shortlisters service to each of her client's needs. Outside of work, most of Stephanie's time is taken up with daughter Evelyn, but manages to juggle this with a passion for travel, cooking and Lego!