Meet the Team

All of our consultants are qualified professionals who donate their expertise to help job seekers feel more confident, and help them achieve their goals.

Click each name to visit their LinkedIn profile.  To book a session with a specific consultant contact our friendly booking team

With over 20 years’ experience in talent acquisition, Alison has recruited across a broad range of roles and industries, including education, FMCG, healthcare, agriculture and manufacturing. Alison’s passion for talent acquisition stems from genuine regard for each candidates’ career journey, the innate desire to provide excellence in service to her clients and the “challenge of the chase.

Bobby Semple is the Founder of Simplified Recruitment Solutions, and has over 15 years of experience in the industry and have recruited for companies such as Roll's Royce, Goodrich Aviation, Chemist Warehouse, My Chemist and My Beauty Spot.  His favourite thing about recruitment is seeing a candidate grow and business grow at the same time – it’s a win-win situation.  He loves playing lawn bowls (when he can) and walking my Pomski (half Pomeranian half-husky dog).

  • Adam specialises in facilitation, coaching, program design, project management and assessment within corporate, government and not-for-profit environments. 


    In terms of style, Adam has a direct, warm and honest approach, and works with a pragmatic and commercial lens and he likes to challenge individual thinking. 

  • Adam specialises in facilitation, coaching, program design, project management and assessment within corporate, government and not-for-profit environments. 


    In terms of style, Adam has a direct, warm and honest approach, and works with a pragmatic and commercial lens and he likes to challenge individual thinking. 

  • Vicki is a Professionally Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation and counsellor who supports people with maintaining mental health and wellbeing after experiencing major life changes, adversity and trauma.


    Vicki has over 2000 hours of experience in many sectors and her superpower is to provide coaching with a sense of humour and she looks forward to meeting you.

  • Annabelle has over 20 years experience working with people on transitions, career management and executive coaching.


    She is accredited by the International Coach Federation and also a

    coach with Center for Creative Leadership.


    Tracy is a director at CCGM Business Advisory, a leading Australian firm focused on leveraging technology to drive 360 degree value for small to medium enterprises. She joined Project Displaced as a way to give back to the wider community after seeing the impact of COVID-19 on people's livelihoods and businesses.

    Tracy offers personal and leadership development from the lens of an employer.

  • Alex has 15 years IT recruitment experience, running his own recruitment and consulting business for 10 of those. For the past 5 years he has helped owners sell their dental and healthcare practices.  


    Alex has been a part of the Project Displaced team since we began and has helped hundreds of job seekers.

  • Andrew is a 25-year veteran of Recruitment, Coaching, Business Development, Management, HR and Training. 


    He’s excited by helping others live their happiest and best working life.


    Angela is an experienced educator and wellness coach who enjoys supporting clients through change and helping them gain clarity about their next best step. 

  • Bobby Semple is the Founder of Simplified Recruitment Solutions who offer a low flat fee and pay monthly membership recruitment services. He has over 15 years of experience in the industry and has recruited for companies such as Roll's Royce, Goodrich Aviation, Chemist Warehouse, My Chemist and My Beauty Spot. 


    Bobby’s favourite thing about recruitment is seeing a candidate grow and business grow at the same time – it’s a win-win situation. 

  • Brett is an internationally experienced HR Director, who has led HR strategy & organisational change in regional and multinational businesses, transformed HR delivery digital solutions and won national awards for talent development programs in both the UK and Australia. He is a deeply experienced HR executive who brings an in-depth understanding of organisational change & transformation, culture and talent management approaches to his work.

  • Dana started her journey in recruitment with an agency over 20 years ago and has never lost the passion for matching people to jobs. Dana has been a part of the Project Displaced team since its creation and is one our most popular and sought after consultants. She brings a deep personal connection and level of understanding to all of her sessions that creates spark and confidence in the job seekers that she helps.

  • David combines 25 years’ experience as a senior leader both in Business and HR roles.  He is passionate about coaching people through all stages of their careers to realise their full potential.


    David brings a unique perspective to his consulting sessions and job seekers who meet with David appreciate the clear direction that he provides. 

  • Elizabeth is a senior HR professional with over 25 years’ experience across various industries including financial and professional services. A demonstrated track record of operating at both the strategic and execution levels as a genuine business partner, through business change, transformation and growth leveraging my commercial acumen which positions me well to provide support in career planning, and search from a strategic and practical perspective.

  • Doug’s experience of the workforce solutions industry spans 16 years, covering European and APAC territories; leading programmes in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, China, India, Indonesia and Australia.

    Doug believes that continuous improvement should be at the core of an outsourced solution and that there is always #ABetterWay.

  • Dwayne brings his extensive corporate perspective to help job seekers, with over 20 years developing strategy, executing technology portfolios and major projects.  He has extensive experience leading teams and implementing organisational change.


    Dwayne has joined Project Displaced to bring an employer's perspective to the table, and focusses on our Skills and Resume review sessions based on his deep practical background.

  • Emma has over 7 years experience in recruitment, having seen both agency and client side is well equipped to advise on interviewing, job applications and CV reviews. She has offered developmental and career coaching to candidates and employees throughout her career

  • James is a senior executive with over 20 years’ experience leading business teams in Human Resources, Transformation and Technology.


    James has significant experience in HR leadership, coaching, strategy, organisation design, leadership development and change management.

  • Heidi has an extensive track record in helping individuals and groups build their effectiveness.  She enjoys helping people identify ways to connect and work with one another, grow their own capacity and capability, and make personal decisions that enhance their life and career options. 

    All of her work is underpinned by pragmatism and appreciation of what "good looks and feels like" in a contemporary workplace.

  • With over twelve years’ experience across recruitment, HR, and organisational change, Kate is passionate about coaching people through their change journey and helping them land a job they love.

  • Iris is an international certified Business and Personal Life Coach with a focus on positive psychology –  an approach that considers your personal and professional strengths and long-term wellbeing.  She worked 20+ years as Marketing Professional across different countries and has vast experience in brand, product and category management and in-depth knowledge across industries such as FMCG, technical goods and consultancy.

  • Jo is Corporate Innovation Coach and Director of Entrepreneurship has led her to use her innovation skills to help people apply this exciting way of thinking to their careers. 

    Jo is one of our most popular coaches and her clients always walk away feeling more confident, energised and ready to take on new challenges.

  • Jo Gobbo - Jo is a certified Executive Coach, passionate about supporting people to reach their personal and career goals and navigate challenges that get in their way.


    Her specialism is empowering future female leaders and helping those facing lost confidence to find their work mojo again. 

  • Lisa is a HR senior leader with over 15 years experience, skilled in all areas of HR including executive advisory, organisational change, talent and career development. With a passion and drive for coaching and developing people to achieve their career goals and ambitions.

  • Kellie Wade is a certified coach with the Institute of Executive Coaching & Leadership, & a PROSCI accredited change manager with over 25 years experience.


    Through her own business Lunico Coaching and Change Consulting, Kellie helps clients distill ideas into action using powerful questioning and deep listening to elicit developmental goals. Examining strengths, relationships & situations, coaching brings about personal growth more quickly & effectively, by creating time, space, self-awareness, and provides accountability of action.

  • Lois is an international non-profit recruiter, outplacement services provider and certified professional career coach.


    Her International Coach Federation accredited certifications include resume writing, personal branding and social branding. Lois specialises in career coaching, job search and interview coaching, LinkedIn profiles, resume and cover letter writing.  She is also a Certified Asperger's Employment coach, helping individuals with Asperger's , and similar autism spectrum profiles, get hired and stay hired.

  • Practice Lead - Mental Health First Aid and Mindset Coaching


    Lauren leads our Mindset Coaching and Mental Health First Aid practice and has extensive experience in Talent Management, Resource Management and Creative Services. Lauren is solutions focussed, with a passion for creativity and design.

  • Lucy has over 20 years’ HR experience in financial services, retail and government and is passionate about supporting others build confidence and be the best that they can be.

  • Nathan is a Provisional Psychologist, he has completed five years of full time training including a Masters of Professional Psychology and is completing his sixth year internship in order to achieve his qualification as a General Psychologist. Nathan has a broad range of experience working with high risk adolescents, complex family systems and providing a range of therapeutic approaches in order for clients to achieve the best outcomes possible.

  • Marina is a senior finance executive with over 30 years of experience in government, higher education and non-profit sectors.  She is empathetic and passionate about leadership, mentoring and coaching.

  • Michael has extensive experience in training and mentoring. He is an associate of The Asian Leadership Institute, a former faculty member of The School of Life, and now runs a Mindfulness-based Leadership and Positive Neuroplasticity outfit called Happy Habits Coaching. 

  • Nicole has a lived experience of mental ill-health, is a mental health advocate, a mental health guide and is passionate about helping others on their journeys to positive outcomes.

  • Adept in life and leadership coaching, Nerida brings her knowledge and expertise from successful careers in large and small organisations. With diverse professional expertise, combined with a MSc Coaching Psychology, and Yoga Teacher Certification, Nerida integrates her knowledge of wellbeing, in conjunction with the latest academic research from complementary fields, she creatively brings unique perspectives, to any context which supports clients through personal and professional challenges.

  • With over 25 years of experience, Noel has worked across the globe, helping individuals and teams grow, change and ultimately lead more fulfilling professional and personal lives.  She holds a master’s degree in Psychology, a Postgraduate degree in Organisational Development and is a certified Strengths coach. She is passionate about helping individuals find the career path that is aligned to their values, passions and excites them! 


  • Practice Lead - HR and Recruitment


    Rachel is our Director of HR and is an experienced HR leader with more than 15 years professional experience in corporate HR including Virgin Australia, and IKEA.

    Rachel has been the dynamic force behind our consulting practice since the beginning of Project Displaced.

  • Rebecca is an experienced HR leader with more than 20 years professional experience. She is known for being approachable and a pragmatic problem solver with a genuine interest in developing and coaching individuals to unlock their potential, personal growth and career success. Rebecca holds a Master’s degree in Commerce and is a certified executive coach with experience in the use of diagnostic tools for high performance, personality profiling and strengths-based leadership.


    Riley is a Director at CCGM Business Advisory, a leading Australian firm focussed on leveraging technology to drive 360 degree value for SME's. The broad scope of his expertise, which ranges from starting a business to scaling operations, has allowed him to thrive in a competitive industry.

    Riley offers independent, creative and pragmatic advice with a few laughs along the way.

  • Rowena Morais is an editor, writer, marketer and communications professional. The former Founding Editor of HR Matters Magazine, a niche Human Resource publication which ran for eight years, Rowena helps organisations and senior executives with their communication, branding and content development initiatives. Invited to the TEDx stage twice, Rowena delivers workshops on leveraging LinkedIn and has a Skillshare class, Build Influence through LinkedIn.

  • Sarah is an insightful and driven leader, change agent, and coach with 15+ years’ experience.


    Sarah is an experienced coach, who takes a solution-focused, evidence-based approach, drawing from the field of positive psychology. A specialist in leadership and transitional coaching, Sarah’s skills, and experience, combined with a strengths-based approach enables her to assist clients to reach their potential

  • Shakira is an entrepreneurial and transformational leader, with extensive experience in corporate, retail and wholesale environments in the Automotive industry in Australia, South East Asia, and the USA.

    Shakira has a passion for empowering others and assisting them to unlock their career potential.  Her experience allows her to provide advice from a commercial perspective, and insight into large corporate expectations.

  • Sharon Gerber has over 15 years of experience within Recruitment and Human Resources, having worked directly within FMGC, financial services, retail and wholesale industries.

    Coupled with a Bachelor of Commerce/Science, with majors in HR and Psychology, she is well placed to assist those seeking a role and help guide them during this period

  • Sharon Parcell is the founder of Talent Consortium, a specialist HR and Recruitment Consultancy. Our Why is to connect, explore and uncover our passions and talents to achieve our lives full potential.


    Sharon is a qualified Rapid Results Coach  and an accredited Performance Consultant of Talent Dynamics.

  • Sheilah is a Business and Mindset Coach / Mentor to organisations, business owners and individuals. 

    Through her 20+ years owning and running companies between the US, UK and Australia, Sheilah offers experiential empathy and understanding to all of her clients and mentees. Sheilah attributes her many successes with her empathic approach to empowering the people in the business; always leading and mentoring teams and individuals to their greatest potential.  

  • Shubhi has 4+ years of experience in Talent acquisition majorly into Technology hiring. Shubhi is experienced in Account Management and client engagement as well. Her goal as a recruiter is to build strong, long term, mutually beneficial relationships with candidates and clients.

  • Simone is a business leader who is passionate about unlocking possibility in people and business.

    Inspired by building innovative work cultures that enable people to be their best at work and in their personal life.

    Simone’s leadership style is built on a genuine desire to understand the needs of others and a passion for empowering others to achieve more than they thought they could.

  • Stephanie is an HR Business Partner passionate about people development with 9 years experience spanning industries in Real Estate, Telecommunications and FMCG.

  • With HR and recruitment experience across retail, fintech and aviation, Suemin is keen to support people with their development across all career stages. 

  • Teresa uses coaching psychology to help clients attain goals and well-being. She brings more than 20 years of experience in senior business development roles to her coaching practice. She is passionate about helping people during transitions.

  • Viviane has 20+ years of HR experience in various industries including IT; Communications; non-bank lending; leasing; and business equipment. Passionate about empowering people and help find/rebuild their confidence


    Vivian works as a Recruitment Consultant within the Technology space. In a nutshell, she talks to a lot of people every day to assist them with their next career move. Having been a jobseeker herself, she knows what it is like to be in your position.

    Vivian specialises in helping you get noticed by recruiters on LinkedIn, resume advice, and job interview prep.

    Outside work, Vivian spends a lot of time in her kitchen trying out new recipes as she is a big foodie. She looks forward to connecting with you!"