Our leadership team

We have an inspiring leadership team that guide
yet empowers our people to cultivate high
performers in a supportive company culture.

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Operating as part of Chandler Macleod Group and
Recruit Holdings, together we are the 4th largest
staffing company in the world.

Aurion leadership team

Kathryn Wilson

Executive General Manager

Kathryn keeps Aurion on a steady course as the People & Payroll solution of choice for Australia and drives the ‘One Team Aurion’ culture of continuous improvement, ensuring every team member understands how they make life work better for Aurion’s customers.

Derek Walsh

General Manager – Software Operations

Derek is a recognised technology leader, bringing vision and cohesion to Aurion’s software engineering teams. Accustomed to the challenges of software delivery across people, processes and tools, Derek has the ability to manage the needs and expectations of his teams, customers and stakeholders without compromising software quality or deliverables.

Cara Haslop

General Manager – People & Culture

Cara brings over 20 years of HR Business Partnering and Leadership to Aurion, providing strategic people and culture solutions and executing an employee engagement and wellbeing strategy to make life work better for our people at Aurion.

Andrew Michael

General Manager – Commercial

Andrew plays a key role in Aurion’s financial management and acts as a strategic change agent in securing investment for vital Aurion initiatives. Andrew ensures we have the right financial strategy to stay competitive in an industry where trust and stability is imperative.

Simon Pang

General Manager – Sales & Business Development

Simon brings over 20 years’ experience in the people management software and services space to his role. He leads a team of solutions specialists that help Aurion customers strengthen focus on their core business, while taking care of their number one asset, their people.

Joy Richardson

General Manager – Client Engagement

Joy oversees our management systems for quality, risk and information security to ensure we deliver a unified, robust solution. She directs Aurion’s internal processes for business efficiency and improvement, strategic initiatives, specialist consulting, and client retention. Joy contributes to best practice at all levels of Aurion, with a strong focus on the people behind the processes and advocacy for our team members’ health and well-being.

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