Every partner in our team has at least 20 years’ experience gained working in roles from CEO to managing director and senior partner across a broad range of industries.
Brown & Chase Team
Brian specialises in c-suite and board-level appointments and is highly regarded for his deep expertise in leadership and development, executive search, talent advisory, business management and investor relations.
Noel has over 20 years’ experience as a CEO and leader across a range of businesses. As CEO of the Tax Institute for nearly 20 years and a senior executive in industry associations Noel has an un-paralled network in and knowledge of the association sector and NFP sector. He is a specialist in c-suite and executive roles and Head of our NFP group.
Paul Van Eck
Paul van Eck brings a wealth of business experience to the Brown & Chase team, having spent over 30 years at C level building high performance teams and leading business turnarounds across Industrial Services, Franchising, Office Equipment, ICT Distribution & Software/SaaS Vendors. Paul’s strengths include identifying Talent and building high performance cultures; especially in sales & marketing-oriented businesses through his detailed knowledge of business processes and wide professional network.
Dave De Laine
PARTNER| HR Advisory
Caroline is a versatile and strategic leader with a proven track record as a senior HR executive across large, complex organisations, in both domestic and international markets.
Caroline brings a passion and energy to help solve business problems – she can advise on building diverse, connected and engaged teams; experience sourcing, retaining and developing robust multi-generational talent leadership strategies and succession plans.
She is known as a trusted and pragmatic coach and is passionate about helping leaders build teams that leverage the full potential and strengths of their employees.
PARTNER| HR Advisory
Steve is a senior HR/Transformation/Change executive withexperience in multiple industries including financial services, pharmaceuticals, hi-tech and construction.
As both HR lead and advising consultant Steve has planned, led and implemented sustainable business transformation for organisations that are looking to optimise their process, structure, people and culture”
Steve is highly regarded as a strategic, ’big picture’ thinker who has developed, planned and implemented clear and compelling change strategies to future proof organisations.
Jay has over 25 years’ experience working across a range of industry sectors with deep expertise from the hospitality, labour hire, travel and tourism sectors. His experience spans the globe having been the Chair, Vice Chair and CEO of sector leadership industry groups and commercial enterprise at the most senior level. Jay brings a depth of knowledge and experience to support clients and candidates in c-suite and executive roles with a mind for strategy, culture and workforce planning.
Suzanne is a highly experienced Strategist and Executive Coach specialising in mindset and expanded behavioural flexibility to deliver high performance. As the first female Board Director at Australia’s leading advertising agency, Suzanne experienced the challenges and growth that come from breaking new ground.
Her programs help integrate candidates into new organisations increasing retention, to resolve conflict and build collaborative relationships and to develop both deep confidence and resilience enabling them to deliver on their potential and make their significant contribution to any organisation.
PRINCIPAL | Research & Communications
Rosanna manages Brown & Chase research and communications functions including corporate communications, proposal/ tender writing, project and research management.
Previously, Rosanna has had extensive experience recruiting across the digital space in areas including digital marketing, graphic design, conversion rate optimisation and data analytics.
Phil is an experienced and highly regarded executive coach, consulting to senior leaders and their teams across Australia and internationally.
With over 25 years’ executive leadership experience, Phil is well positioned to assist our clients with their executive coaching needs.
Chris has deep experience in executive search spanning more than 25 years. He has worked extensively with the ICT, engineering, banking technology and professional services sectors in Australia and overseas.
More recently his work has involved assisting scale-ups achieve their goals, working with CEO’s, business executives, advisory boards, and shareholders in managing growth and change initiatives, building new capabilities, raising funds and launching new ventures.
Stephen is widely acknowledged as one of Australia’s leading Board and Executive Search experts.
He possesses a wealth of financial, business and executive search experience, together with an intimate knowledge of the marketplace. He is highly regarded for his leadership, commercial acumen, determination and his extensive network of long-term business relationships.
Melanie has over 15 years’ experience working across the community, government and not-for-profit sectors including roles as a board member and director. At Chase & Brown she specialises in these sectors, drawing on her own expertise in both policy development and community engagement.
Martyn has over 20 years experience as a General Manager and Senior executive in some of Australia’s top iconic brands. He specialises in supporting organisations within the ICT, Cloud, SaaS, Managed Services, Data Centres and Telecommunications verticals.