Our People

Sean Brunner, Director

Sean founded Rothley in 2016. Prior to this he was a Director and Practice Lead with a global professional recruitment firm in New Zealand and Australia. Sean has extensive experience in executive search and recruiting mid to senior-level positions for clients in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. His leadership, consulting and relationship management experience spans 20 years.

E: sean.brunner@rothley.co.nz
P: 021 712 891

Marc Schmid, Director

Marc has twenty years’ experience in consulting and leadership roles in the public and private sector’s. Having held several senior leadership and advisory roles in the Defence Force, Accident Compensation Corporation, New Zealand Police and the Earthquake Commission, Marc understands first-hand what organisations are looking for when building high performing, diverse and inclusive teams. Marc maintains his affiliation to Ngāti Tumatauenga.

E: marc.schmid@rothley.co.nz
P: 021 102 6192

Kirsty Brown, Director

Kirsty brings over 16 years of experience in the industry across several disciplines and levels including nine years as a Principal Consultant. At Rothley leads the attraction and selection strategies for senior professionals across Policy, Communications, and a range of Advisory roles (contract and permanent), as well as Executive Search for key senior leadership positions.

Prior to joining Rothley, Kirsty spent some time leading recruitment and selection processes across the Policy, Legal and Finance portfolios for a government agency.

E: Kirsty.brown@rothley.co.nz
P: 021 660 757
L: Linkedin

Hannah Anderson, Associate

Hannah has a background in consumer and market research, with more than 15 years’ experience working in an agency with both public and private sector clients, and in-house at an energy company. Using her ability to translate data and information into actionable insights, Hannah is driven to understand customer and business needs to create great customer experience. Hannah has joined Rothley as an Associate and brings a focus to our research-led approach, and a commitment to a valuable client and candidate experience.

E: hannah.anderson@rothley.co.nz
P: 027 637 1382