Meet the Team

Private Sector

Graeme has a background in IT Recruitment dating back to 2000. His educational background includes both qualifications in Computer Science and Psychology, this combination gives him unique insight into the recruitment process. The ability to balance the correct technical skills and the right cultural fit enabled Graeme to consistently place candidates in an effective and efficient manner.

Building on this experience he founded TRS in 2006 with his business partner Paul Ansell. Since then the company has gone from strength to strength. Now an established and well-known agency, TRS has a reputation for providing an outstanding recruitment service.

Graeme plays a critical role in the day-to-day operations the business. He is responsible for managing and motivating a team of recruitment consultants. In addition to this he is a key negotiator when agreeing commercial terms of business.

In combination with Paul Ansell, Graeme has final decision-making responsibility in relation to all TRS commercial decisions.

Paul graduated in Mechanical Engineering and was indoctrinated into a highly technical recruitment methodology from UK’s leading IT & Telecoms recruitment organisations.

He moved to Australia over fifteen years ago and was a founder of Total Resource Solutions. He has been instrumental in cementing their reputation for delivering candidates when other recruitment companies struggle. His technical understanding and acute business acumen have led to Total Resource Solutions being one of the most successful recruitment companies in New South Wales.

Paul’s responsibilities are; (but are not limited to)

• Team Management
• Client Engagement
• Recruitment
• IT
• Internal Business Analytics.
• Business Strategy

NSW Government Team

Originally from the UK, Tom loves Australia’s warmer weather and is often at the beach or enjoying a glass of rose in the sun! He loves to travel and taking his dog Panda out for walks at the park.

Tom has 15 years’ experience in Recruitment and has worked across a number of industries including IT, Medical, Mining & Government. He has been involved in the TRS Government Team since 2013 and now manages the team as well as working in an Account Management capacity across some of our key accounts.

A qualified teacher, Sydney-born Rebecca discovered recruitment through a temp role as a recruitment coordinator for the NHS and has over 4 years’ public sector recruitment experience. She loves working across all recruitment areas, particularly Project & Change management, Communications & Marketing, Policy, Administration, and anything weird and wonderful! On the weekend you can find her coffee in hand, wearing oversized sunglasses taking a walk in the park.

Brent, loving the sunshine, arrived in Sydney in 2012 from South Africa and decided to call Australia home. With over 7 years’ recruitment experience recruiting ICT professionals across the NSW Public sector, Brent has developed an extensive and strong candidate network across NSW which allows him to recruit in the niche markets in the ICT sector.

Harriet is originally from the UK, she moved to Australia 9 years ago. After an extended period of travelling and a three-year stint in New Zealand, she decided to call Sydney home. Harriet has 5 years’ recruitment experience specialising in the ICT Solutions and Professional Services space within the NSW Public Sector. She enjoys the variety that comes with being a contract Recruitment Consultant however, her preferred areas of recruitment are in Project Services and Delivery. 

Born and raised in Sydney, Crispin joined the recruitment industry with TRS in early 2018. Avid food lover and sports fanatic. In the summer, you’ll often find him parked on a couch watching test cricket all day. Crispin takes on the challenge of any role across the board, but specialises in technical, digital, project management, communications and marketing roles.

Support Staff

Originally from China and officially a New Zealander, Sea joined TRS in 2018. CA qualified and with 12 years’ financial reporting and taxation experience, she manages everything related to $$$ for the company. Sea enjoys travelling and reading. In her own words, “rather saying nothing is impossible, I’d say I’m possible!”

Pablo has 9 years’ experience as TRS’ office dog and is an absolute expert in his field. He enjoys early morning laps of the office, games of Hungry Hungry Pablos, and afternoon naps.

Pablo’s specialities include hunting out food and giving puppy dog eyes (for food).