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Meet Our Team

NICK CURTIS

NICK CURTIS

CEO

Since commencing his recruitment career in 2005, Nick has successfully established and developed a number of business units across a range of technical sectors. Nick worked for a large multi-national recruitment agency for over 5 years before establishing CGC Recruitment in 2010.Having recruited extensively in both the public and priva...

JAMES GRANTHAM

JAMES GRANTHAM

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

In early 2007 James moved to Sydney and took responsibility for recruiting professionals within the Civil & Structural Engineering consulting market. Since then he has established a strong network of contacts in this sector and has successfully recruited multiple executive level positions for both multi-disciplinary consultancies and inde...

BILLY VERSEY

BILLY VERSEY

DIRECTOR / BUILDING AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Since moving to Australia in 2010, Billy has continued to focus his efforts in the construction sector placing permanent construction professionals in the Sydney market. Having worked in the NSW construction market since 2010, Billy has developed a solid candidate and client network across tier one, two and three contractors and a reputation ...

MATTHEW WEIGHILL

MATTHEW WEIGHILL

DIRECTOR – CONTRACT APPOINTMENTS

Matthew’s recruitment experience was purely gained in the UK prior to 2015 and ranges through multiple construction disciplines from tender to site construction in a contract/temp capacity. Throughout his career, Matthew has worked for multi-national award winning recruitment companies and has had a direct impact on their success and market r...

CARMEL JONES

CARMEL JONES

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - CONSTRUCTION

You will be working with an experienced construction recruiter who has lived and breathed construction since the age of 16. Carmel has worked in the NSW construction market since 2006, has strong networks in the construction community and works best with progressive companies that live their values and focus on supporting and developing their...

JOHN AINGE

JOHN AINGE

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Since starting work in recruitment in 2012 John has recruited for a diverse client base ranging from independent SMEs to large international contracting firms all within the construction environment. His successes have been built through using an open and honest manner without compromising on quality; managing expectation le...

AARON MOORE

AARON MOORE

CONSULTANT

​Aaron is extremely passionate about helping people find the roles that they want. Having built a good relationship with clients from tier 1 to tier 4 companies Aaron can make it a “win/win” for both the client and candidate. Aaron’s main focus is on contract roles in the building and construction space such as CA’s, Engineer’s, Contract Mana...

HENRY PHAM

HENRY PHAM

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Henry specialises in recruiting professionals within the Façade, Joinery & Fire sectors. He carries a strong passion for developing relationships across leading contractors. Assisting candidates in pursuit of their next career opportunity and supporting them throughout their career. Henry is able offer advice on salary tr...

MIKAILA O'BRIEN

MIKAILA O'BRIEN

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Mikaila joined CGC Recruitment at the beginning of 2018, after having completed an International Relations degree at the University of Sydney. She is specialising in Business/Office Support recruitment across Construction, Property, Engineering Architecture & Design. The Temporary and Permanent roles Mikaila recruits, include but a...

JAMIE RYDE

JAMIE RYDE

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Jamie has been recruiting for over 15 years in the Construction and Property markets, 13 of which have been in Australia. With a reputation for providing a personal and honest service to businesses ranging from FTSE100’s to SME’s, he can boast a track record of successful placements ranging from Managing Directors of National Consultancies, t...

PATRICK REED

PATRICK REED

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

​Patrick started his recruitment career in 2012 with a construction recruitment company based in London, UK. He specialised in temporary trades and labour recruitment, predominantly for the high-end residential market in London. In 2020 Patrick changed companies in London to head up blue collar recruitment for HS2, the biggest civil e...

MARTIN SMALLSHAW

MARTIN SMALLSHAW

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Martin is a recruitment specialist with a track record of delivering results within a variety of industries, specialising in Building Services across APAC. During Martin’s tenure with CGC Recruitment, he has been recognised ...

CHRISTINA RYAN

CHRISTINA RYAN

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT – ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN

Christina Ryan offers a specialist recruitment service for Architects and Interior Designers in Australia.With seven years’ experience in recruitment and a background in design, Christina’s focus has been in talent acquisition and account management predominantly in the global engineering sector. She works with design consultancies, PM...

AZRI AZLAN

AZRI AZLAN

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT / CIVIL & STRUCTURAL DESIGN

Azri was previously based in Singapore focusing on Oil & Gas recruitment across South East Asia. Having worked for a number of years for a large multi-national recruitment agency, he made the move to Sydney in 2014 to join the CGC team.At CGC Recruitment, Azri specialises in recruiting professionals for engineering consultancies ac...

JESSICA HOWLIN

JESSICA HOWLIN

SENIOR CONSULTANT

As a Senior Consultant, Jessica has been recruiting in NSW since 2017. She has developed her expertise covering permanent and temporary recruitment across engineering sectors including Rail, Civils, and the Built Environment. Jessica currently account manages State Government clients, and her expertise covers technical roles...

JAZEEMA KUTHUBDEEN

JAZEEMA KUTHUBDEEN

SENIOR CONSULTANT

At CGC Recruitment I specialise in NSW Government Recruitment, on the 0007 contingent labour scheme. Areas that I recruit for are, but not limited to: - Administration -Project officers - Business Support - EAs & PAs - Finance roles across all levels - Call Centre Operators If you are a Gove...

DANIEL KUNDI

DANIEL KUNDI

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - CIVIL CONSTRUCTION

Dan commenced his career in 2002 and spent the first 5 years recruiting Engineering and Industrial professionals in the UK. In 2007 Dan moved to Sydney where he has been concentrating on Engineering and Construction professionals throughout Australia.Dan is a recruitment executive with extensive experience in the delivery of recruitmen...

WILLIAM GARDNER

WILLIAM GARDNER

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT – CIVIL CONSTRUCTION (CONTRACT APPOINTMENTS)

Joining the business mid-way through 2016 from the north of England, Will was working in UK markets specialising in white-collar placements.With 4 years’ experience Will originally started out recruiting for trades and labour before making the transition to recruit white-collar building professionals for the last three years.Now...

ROB BOLTON

ROB BOLTON

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT - RAIL

Currently running a very specialist Rail-orientated desk with CGC. The focus of this is on contract/interim appointments, supplying a range of engineering and construction professionals to the private sector within the Rail space.These include:Rail Specialist Project Engineers and Managers Rail Contract A...

NIC MAPLESTONE

NIC MAPLESTONE

W.A. STATE LEAD

Nic has over 7 years of experience in recruiting design & construction professionals into the building and infrastructure markets across Australia, and he is currently responsible for leading CGC Recruitment's market presence within Western Australia. CGC Recruitment has been established since 2010, specialising in placing white-c...

CARLY FRIPP

CARLY FRIPP

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - RAIL (NATIONAL)

Carly started her career in 2011 where she gained extensive experience recruiting mid to senior level professionals across the major infrastructure and construction industry, more recently specialising within Rail. Carly moved to Australia in 2019 and is continuing to focus on permanent recruitment within the rail sector. Typ...

SHELLEY STONE

RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT

​Shelley started her recruitment career in 2021, sourcing candidates across the Civil & Structural design space in Sydney. In 2022, Shelley relocated to the CGC Perth office, where she now specializes in permanent appointments across the design engineering space – including Civil, Structural & Building Services. Types...

DAVID HOPE

DAVID HOPE

DIRECTOR QLD / BUILDING (PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS)

With over 10 years of experience recruiting in the Australian building industry in both NSW and QLD, David has successfully placed candidates at all levels from Tradesman to General Manager. In January 2012 David joined CGC Recruitment and created a very good reputation for himself in the Sydney building market. In January 2016 David a...

RORY TODD

RORY TODD

DIRECTOR

Rory recruits for contracts staff in the Rail Sector and essentially supplies white collar construction & engineering professionals on an hourly/daily rate basis to support projects and tenders. He has been recruiting in the Sydney market for over 4 years and has built a solid client base consisting of state Government Transport organisat...

GEORGE HVID

GEORGE HVID

SENIOR CONSULTANT - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION QLD

​George has 9 years’ post-graduate experience, recruiting staff associated with some of the largest construction and civil infrastructure projects undertaken in the United Kingdom and Australia in the past decade. Throughout his career he has successfully placed staff from junior level through to senior executives, spanning design an...

LEE FUREY

LEE FUREY

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

​Having worked in recruitment since 2015, Lee understands the local construction market. He has extensive connections in the South-East Queensland construction industry and has a hunger to find the best available talent. Clients and candidates describe Lee as being, dedicated, organised, honest and approachable and it is thes...

GLYNIS MACDONALD

GLYNIS MACDONALD

PEOPLE AND CULTURE MANAGER

Glynis has a varied background working in administration and hospitality roles in Australia and Europe. Having worked for large multinational organisations through to boutique specailist businesses, Glynis brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the CGC team.Glynis has been with CGC since the early days when she did just about e...