THE REAL DEALS.

Introducing our team.

A Human Agency boasts an incredible wealth of talent. They're also not a bad looking bunch either. Get to know our amazing team!

Core Team
  • KATRIINA TAHKA
    CEO

    What Katriina doesn’t know about Human Resources isn’t worth knowing! She’s a creative and practical leader with a serious commercial spine, who quickly connects expertise + fresh ideas to create solutions that work. Katriina is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and works closely with clients to resolve conflict and build positive workplaces by helping people and organisations see problems from a different perspective and identify ways of moving forward.

  • KATIE ADAMS
    Office manager / Talent Acquisition Partner

    Katie keeps things flowing smoothly. She manages our busy office and partners with our clients to attract and retain top talent. With experience in generalist and talent roles across a broad range of industries, she is passionate about ensuring SMEs receive valuable HR support to gain a competitive edge.

  • LIZ DARLINGTON-BROWN
    Marketing and Communications

    Liz is our marketing and content guru! With a passion for reading and writing, she delves deep into the latest research on the future of work, providing valuable insights to our clients. She is currently studying towards a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing + Publishing.

  • KYLE JENKINS
    CFO

    Kyle helps small businesses thrive. He has extensive experience in corporate accounting and CFO leadership roles and is passionate about applying and sharing his learnings with start-ups and SMEs.

  • MADISON TONG
    Marketing & Communications Intern

    Madison is our marketing and communications intern.  With a passion for design, she thrives on anything creatively linked and can often be found helping out with our social media.  By utilising her skills in digital marketing, she helps bring value to A-HA and our clients. 

  • SARAH BARTRIM
    Marketing & Communications Intern

    Sarah is our Marketing and Communications intern. Hailing from a background in the legal industry, Sarah loves sharing her legal and human rights expertise through writing and content production.

Talent pool
  • JO ALLEN
    AGILE | GENERALIST

    Jo is a global thinker operating at MD level with a commercial mindset + a savvy approach to problem solving. She is strategic, insightful and outcome-focused. Jo enjoys working with clients to bring out the best in teams with sustainable results.

  • CLARE BABBAGE
    Coach

    Clare is a behaviour change specialist. With 20 years’ experience coaching individuals and groups, she creates improved outcomes in Justice, Health, Youth, Mental Health and Management. Clare has a BSc Applied Psychology and is PROSCI accredited.

  • ROGER BARKER
    AGILE | GENERALIST | COACH

    Roger is a passionate and solutions orientated senior People & Culture generalist with 15+ years’ experience across multiple industries. An experienced coach, Roger thrives on leading teams through change to build sustainable organisations where employees are highly engaged.

  • D’ARCY BARRON
    COACH

    Helping people and organisations be the best version of themselves is what drives D’Arcy. She helps un-lock the possibilities for people and organisations in a uniquely engaging way – leaving you with the tools, skills and ability to “do it yourself”.

  • DR NATALIE GALEA
    Agile | Specialist | Diversity + Inclusion

    Natalie is a globally recognised diversity + inclusion thought leader, with a focus on gender in construction + sport. With an extensive career in construction as an international project manager, she brings unique insights to her research, driving industry change.

  • JASON EAGLETON
    AGILE | GENERALIST | COACH

    Jason is a commercially astute HR professional with over 25 years experience across public, private, Government, GBE and not for profit organisations. His main purpose is to improve businesses through Organisational Effectiveness - encompassing organisation, team and individual effectiveness. He has an easy going, down to earth nature that is able to connect people quickly and effectively. 

  • GAIL HACKETT
    Coach

    Gail is a highly qualified and experienced executive and business coach. Working collaboratively with clients for more than 20 years across a wide range of functional areas, businesses and industries; Gail has a strong corporate background and understands the drivers of individual, team and organisational high performance.

  • NICK HEDGES
    AGILE | GENERALIST

    Nick has extensive experience in HR consulting, working with small and medium businesses across industries. He brings valuable and practical insights into HR + Workplace Relations arenas and specialises in the SME space.

  • DANI JENKINS
    Agile | Generalist

    Dani helps start-ups and SMEs flourish. With over 15 years’ experience in HR, including world-class corporate HR and leadership training, she has spent the last 5 years applying her knowledge to fast growing businesses, ensuring they are set up for success from day one.

  • REBECCA LANE
    Agile | Generalist | Coach

    Rebecca has extensive experience building leadership capability, driving culture transformation and partnering with senior leadership teams across various industries and regions. She is accredited in LSI/GSI coaching, Situational Negotiation and Adaptive Facilitation.

  • KATRINA NADSCHLAEGER
    Agile | Generalist

    Katrina has 20+ years experience across all areas of HR/ER. She has a proven track record of success in managing transformation + change projects, developing people & industrial relations strategies, and working closely with senior business leaders to achieve successful outcomes.

  • KATHRYN PALMER
    Agile | Generalist

    Kathryn is an innovative, creative and commercially focused HR professional. She utilises her Psychology + Coaching qualifications alongside her extensive HR experience to coach key stakeholders, especially around complex HR/ER matters and when dealing with and/or managing change.

  • GEORGE PARAMANANTHAN
    Coach

    George is a multifaceted senior leader with extensive experience as a transformational executive. Working with clients and internal stakeholders to achieve commercial growth, he builds successful business partnerships and utilises effective communication through a proactive, strategic and outcome-focused manner.

  • TERRY SAMARAS
    Agile | Specialist | Leadership | Coach

    Terry has more than 20 years of global experience working with Corporates, SMEs and Start Ups specialising in aligning vision and performance. He has coached Entrepreneurs, Oscar and Grammy Award Winning Artists as well as over 350 Senior Leaders and their respective teams responsible for National, Regional and International Operations.

  • KYLIE THOMAS
    Agile | Generalist

    Kylie is a commercially-minded HR leader with a strong track record in developing and implementing HR strategies. She is an expert in supporting company growth and people development as well as being an all-round HR generalist. Kylie has 15 years of demonstrated success in global and national organisations across the Asia Pacific region.

  • MARK WILDE
    Agile | Specialist | Employment Law

    Mark is our ER/IR guru. As a specialist employment and workplace relations lawyer with over 20 years’ experience acting for some of Australia's largest employers on a range of matters, he brings invaluable expertise to A-HA clients.

  • DONNA WUTTKE
    AGILE | SPECIALIST | OD

    Donna is a super capable HR professional! With 20yrs experience in Learning, OD and Change Management, capability building is her thing. She designs + delivers learning solutions that drive higher performance.

HR Designed Differently

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