Richard Houston, Bernie Kelly and Susie Vokins
The key people behind HanzonJobs.com bring a wealth of industry, business and recruitment knowledge and capability.
Richard has more than 20 years agricultural industry experience as a machinery operator, contractor, and staffing consultant to the industry.
Being the 4th generation of a farming family, Richard attended Telford Rural Polytech before taking up a scholarship at an agricultural college in the United Kingdom. After finishing his education, Richard completed eight back-to-back summers operating farm machinery in New Zealand, Australia, United States, and the United Kingdom.
Richard then formed his own agricultural contracting business, before moving on to set up HanzonJobs to help contractors bring in skilled operators from overseas.
Bernie is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has more than 30 years business experience.
Over the course of 20 years in the staffing industry, businesses led by Bernie have been finalists in Vero Business Excellence Awards and Wellington Exporter of the Year, ranked 3rd and 7th on the Deloitte Fast50, and selected to participate in the NZTE Beachhead program. Connect with Bernie on LinkedIn.
Susie has had a distinguished recruitment career both in the United Kingdom and New Zealand over the past 30 years. She was the top financial services recruiter in London before moving to New Zealand to establish operations for leading international recruiter.
More than 130 candidate recommendations in the past 4 years are a testament to the high regard in which she is held. Connect with Susie on LinkedIn.