Stuart is a Founder/Director of Alexander James, along with Tim and Marie, and has more than 14 years’ recruitment experience in both New Zealand and the UK. In Stuart’s previous role he was General Manager and owner of Kiwi expat portal Track Me Back. Using this experience Stuart is regularly involved in assignments that require offshore sourcing and search.
Random Fact: Before settling in Aotearoa, New Zealand Stuart spent a full 12-months traveling the globe and has called Cypress, Germany, Canada, and the UK home.
Tim founded Alexander James in 2011 along with Stuart and Marie after a number of years in Senior Management positions for some large international recruitment businesses in New Zealand. Tim specialises in the sourcing for roles such as Chief Executives, Chief Financial Officers and Chief Operating Officers.
Keith joined the Alexander James team in 2021 as General Manager and brings with him an impressive history of working with some of New Zealand’s leading brands. Keith’s career has given him exposure across a wide spectrum of HR and business disciplines which has influenced his approach to the acquisition and management of talent. Keith specializes in recruitment, employer branding, sourcing, change management, talent management, leadership.
Random Fact: A few years back, Keith decided to try his hand at creating original art for his home and the results were so good that he started to receive commissions from impressed visitors!
Having spent a number of years in the recruitment industry, Marie founded Alexander James alongside Tim Slyfield and Stuart Maxwell in early 2011. Marie is our Finance Manager and she has more than 20 years’ experience working in accounting.
Random Fact: Marie is a keen golfer and while her handicap is strictly need-to-know, she’s happy to share that Waipu is her favourite course to play.
Ann-Maria joined the Alexander James team in early 2018. She has an extensive background within the IT and Telecommunications Industry which has given her an understanding of the unique needs and skill sets. Ann focuses on Digital, Data and Technology roles in a permanent capacity – which includes (but is not limited to) Project Managers, Analysts, Engineers, Technical leads, Architects, Developers and more.
Sarah joined the Alexander James team in 2019 as an Associate Consultant in the Digital, Data and Technology team before stepping up into a Senior Consultant role in early 2020 to focus on contract recruitment. Sarah has a strong customer service and administration background and prides herself on delivering exceptional service to clients and candidates.
Katie joined Alexander James in early 2017 and has a background in digital sales in a SaaS environment. Katie is now part of the Digital, Data and Technology team and actively recruits permanent roles. These include (but not limited to) roles such as; Project Managers, Business Analysts, Engineers, Data Specialists, IT Managers and more.
Georgie joined the Alexander James team in early 2021 as a Consultant. She has come from a software start-up company, with experience in People and Operations. Georgie has a passion for people and prides herself in building exceptional relationships with candidates and clients. Georgie is part of the Digital, data and Technology team at Alexander James and she is tasked with sourcing specialist talent for both Permanent and Contract roles.
Rebecca joined the Alexander James team in 2021. She has come from a diverse background in sales, tourism, and hospitality. Rebecca has a passion for relationship building and prides herself on her ability to connect with people. Rebecca is part of the Digital, Data & Technology team, and her role is to resource talented IT candidates in the permanent space. Rebecca leverages modern tools and techniques to source the best candidates in the technology domain.
Tom is an Associate Consultant with our Digital, Data & Technology team focusing on Contract and Temporary assignments. He’s finding it both interesting and rewarding to learn what it takes to match the right candidate with the right role.
Kim joined Alexander James in 2015 following ten years in various recruiting roles. Kim heads up our Accounting and Finance Contracting team. Kim is responsible for recruiting across all levels of Accounting and Finance in the contracting space.
Sally joined Alexander James in early 2015 and is currently a Senior Consultant in our Contract Accounting and Finance Business Support area. Sally looks after contract roles such as Account Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Assistant, Payroll and Assistant Accountants. Sally has more than 10 years sourcing, search and recruitment experience in New Zealand, the UK and Canada.
Casey joined the Alexander James team in 2018 after an extended period of travel. Casey has a passion for people and joined the team to invest in her professional development, initially taking on a key role to support our consultants in Accounting and Finance before stepping up into a Consultant role within the team. Casey specializes in sourcing specialist talent in our Accounting and Business Support space.
Leanne joined the Alexander James team in 2011 having worked with two large recruitment businesses in a support capacity for a number of years. Leanne has extensive experience in candidate and client management and is warm and engaging consultant who has built long standing relationships across the board. Leanne is responsible for supporting our Contract Accounting and Finance team.
Lucy joined the Alexander James team in early 2020 with a focus on sourcing the best Accounting and Finance talent in a contract capacity. Starting her recruitment career in 2010, Lucy has always had a focus on Candidate Management within the executive Accounting and Finance space and has a passion for this area.
Sophie initially worked with Alexander James as an intern and enjoyed the experience so much that she officially joined the team in 2021 as an Associate Consultant with our Accounting & Finance team. This is Sophie’s first full-time job after completing her tertiary studies and is excited about being able to put what she learned at University into practice in the real world with real people.
Monica joined Alexander James in 2018 as an Accounts Administrator. Monica has held a variety of administrative roles within the insurance and financial sectors and recently within the area of tertiary education.
Frances joined the Alexander James support crew in 2021 and is working on bringing our story to the masses. With a background in marketing and communications in the digital space, Frances is looking forward to helping the team share their successes and raise the profile of who we are and what we do.
Random Fact: Frances never underestimates the perversity of inanimate objects.