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Who we are

As an Australian -based Talent Acquisition and Advisory firm with offices across the country and a network around the world, we are committed to working closely with our clients to help them attract, engage, develop and manage their largest and most important resource - their people.

Partnering with businesses across a range of professional industries and disciplines, we deliver the very best tailored talent acquisition and search services with our trademark care, knowledge and integrity.

Our own team of experienced, dedicated individuals and our meticulous placement processes ensure that we create successful, lasting Human Resources solutions for your organisation – whatever your requirements. If you value honesty, dedication and outstanding service, you’ll most certainly appreciate our traditional way of doing things.

Our talents lie in finding the right people for your business.

We believe in doing things the right way.
We believe in the power of personal connections.
We are Brown & Chase.

Our mission is to provide our clients with high level Talent Acquisition and Search Solutions. With our many years of experience and traditional, personalised service, we pride ourselves on building real, long-term relationships and assisting you with investing in the best people as your company evolves and grows. 

We look to tradition
in order to do things differently.

When it comes to Talent Acquisition and Human Resources Solutions, we believe that strong relationships and hard work combine to produce exceptional results. At Brown & Chase, we pride ourselves on working diligently with integrity, honesty and care to provide you with the right person for the role – rather than just the first person.

Servicing a diverse range of companies across multiple sectors – including government, financial services, information technology, media, construction, not for profit, energy and engineering – our unique approach and excellent track record have led to many ongoing partnerships with our clients.

Our three-phase talent strategy means we work a little harder than most to provide you with lasting solutions.

You can tell a lot
about a company
from its people.

Brown & Chase will find you the right people, every time.

Meet our executive team.

We’re serious about our people. Our team’s extensive industry knowledge and our rigorous processes means you can count on us to deliver exceptional solutions that make an extraordinary difference to your organisation. When you engage us, you’ll know that we operate as an extension of your company rather than just a service provider – so you can get on with the important business of doing business.

Paul GrindrodPartner

Automotive and Industrial

With over 20 years in Industrial consultancy across the Europe, Middle East and Australia, Paul is an experienced Executive Search consultant specialising in top ASX companies throughout the Asia Pacific region. After having held management positions throughout Europe, Paul moved to Australia with his family in 2009 and joined Brown & Chase in 2006. Paul believes that business is all about people and that better people represent the most sustainable competitive advantage you can have.

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Brian RussellManaging Partner

Brian Russell is an industry trailblazer who works at the highest level in Australia and has built successful national executive search firms over the past 30 years. Brian’s passion and expertise lies with leadership and development, executive search and talent advisory. Brian brings his strong background in overseeing mid-, senior- and board-level appointments to the firm, within the public and private sectors.

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Gina d’AlmeidaPartner

Gina comes to Brown & Chase with a wealth of experience in recruitment, account management and sales. Having spent the last 2-3 years in sales leadership and key account management she is in touch with the challenges of sales team members and leaders in today's market. Her energy and relationship first style, along with her positive and energetic approach makes her a great addition to our team.

Andrew TreharnePartner

Sales Training & Transformation

Andrew is a world-class sales consultant with over 30 years’ experience working in global blue-chip companies like IBM, Samsung and Oracle. Andrew specialises in Sales, Marketing and Go-to-market strategies. He has had extensive experience in rolling out B2B transformation projects in ANZ, Asia and Europe.

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Ian HadfieldPartner

Ian Hadfield brings his extensive 25 years of experience in executive search and selection assignments for organisations across Australia, the UK and the US to Brown & Chase. Ian specialises in executive team development and leadership assessment across a range of sectors, including IT, Finance, Sales and Engineering. Ian has also been instrumental in developing cutting-edge recruitment-centric technology solutions.

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Geoffrey MitchellPartner

Executive Coaching, Career Strategist, Outplacement Specialist, Leadership Assessment and Coaching Advisor

Building on more than 20 years as a psychologist in both corporate settings and private practice, Geoffrey now specialises in outplacement, leadership assessment and senior executive career management. As an Executive Coach, Geoffrey can take both a psychological perspective and a managerial/commercial focus working effectively with individuals who are facing complex work and business challenges.

Contact Us.

At Brown & Chase we specialise in finding you the right people for your organisation – wherever you are in the world. 

As an Australian-based Human Resources Solutions consultancy with offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, and a network reach that spans Asia, Northern America and Europe, we’ll work with your business to find the right staff members and provide you with exceptional HR solutions on an ongoing basis. 

Our business is all about listening to people’s needs, and we’d love to hear what you have to say.