MAICD, IRSWA, MAHRI
Steve Rayner joined SHR in 2013 after a stellar career in the Oil & Gas, Mining, Engineering & Mining Services (EPC & EPCM), and Mineral Processing and Heavy Manufacturing sectors. With over 20 years of business experience in Australia and internationally, Steve’s areas of expertise include business strategy development, strategic & operational human resources management, industrial relations and operations management. With a track record of functional turnarounds and commercial start-ups, Steve has a strong background in M & A integration management, development and implementation of HR strategies, transformational change and mentoring/coaching executives and HR professionals.
Colin Gibson specialises in strategic industrial relations planning and management as well as the use of change management techniques as practical tools for effective project delivery. His ability to deliver these services has been developed by over 35 years in the oil and gas industry, and the construction industry operating in the resources and infrastructure sectors. He has provided senior industrial relations and general human resources support to offshore production facilities, onshore processing facilities and corporate planning groups in the oil and gas industry. His construction experience covers industrial relations, payroll, human resources, project management and branch management roles. He has particular skills in project planning and execution. This includes policy development and implementation, management training and education, effective recruitment of all levels of employees; quality management and systems; training plan development, needs analysis and the management of safety, health, environment and industrial relations.
M Comm Org Behaviour & IR
Belinda Honey has more than 20 years of experience working in the industrial relations, employee relations and human resources environment. Belinda’s experience includes several years working in the Coal sector on the Client side after which she spent several years working for a major resources employer association. Following this Belinda commenced her own consulting business and has continued on that path at SHR. Belinda has a deep understanding of contemporary employee and industrial relations as well as an innovative approach to improving workforce productivity having worked with many of major resource companies tackling such issues.
BBus Human Resources & Industrial Relations
John Flood has over 30 years of experience working in the industrial relations, employee relations and human resources environment. John’s early career focused on the public sector (Labour Relations, Defence, Health, Justice, Construction, Engineering, Transport, Maritime and Housing). Over the past 10 years John’s focus and experience has been in the Hydrocarbons and Mining industries within the private arena for some of the largest projects in recent times. This includes formation of tender proposals to secure new projects, offshore project management, coordinating employee relations, managing HR operations, HR policy and procedure development and negotiating employment contracts. Coupled with this background, John holds a Bachelor of Business (Human Resources & Industrial Relations).
Mark Hudston has almost three decades of Industrial Relations experience within the Civil Construction and Infrastructure sectors and has a unique understanding of the Australian Trade Union environment. Mark has extensive experience in developing innovative IR strategies as well as the rare ability to apply those strategies in a dynamic and often conflicted sector. Mark brings a balance of strategic thinking and practical application to a range of clients, where his consulting skill is highly sought after by major players in the competitive construction sector. Mark also has a strong background in developing enterprise agreements, ERMPs, application of site based workforce management tactics and the application of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) rules and regulations.
Steve Scott has more than 45 years of experience as a Human Resources and Employee Relations practitioner. During this period has managed both field and corporate Human Resources functions and provided representative and advisory services to industry. Experience encompasses the mining, engineering, construction, construction management, maintenance and service industries, as well as employer associations, consulting and government. In the field of Employee Relations, has undertaken advisory, negotiation, advocacy and change management activities in both the blue and white collar areas for major developers, operators and contractors as well as employer organisations. Broad Human Resources experience includes advisory, managerial and practitioner roles in the areas of strategic planning; policy development and implementation; salary and benefits review and administration; performance management; recruitment and demobilisation; injury management; labour co-ordination; and security. Steve designed and implemented employee relations and human resources management plans that involved the use of continuous improvement, quality management, change management and performance management techniques for the enhancement of the effective use of both staff and wages employees, particularly in an outsourcing environment.
After 30 years of being known as one of Australia’s pre-eminent workplace relations and employment lawyers (Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession), Allan Drake-Brockman is now embarking upon a career in Workplace and Business Consultancy. With his unique skills and experience and his commitment to arriving at effective business and workplace solutions. Allan is a powerful problem solver.
With a particular expertise and interest in enterprise bargaining and industrial litigation Allan’s focus is on strategic industrial relations planning in the mining, energy and resources sector. Allan combines his intimate knowledge of all stakeholders in Australian industrial relations including unions, employer associations and professional bodies together with his ability to find innovative human resources and labour relations solutions.
Allan has acted as Counsel in major national industrial law cases in the Full Court of the Federal Court and Full Benches of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (now Fair Work Commission). He has also appeared extensively in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, WA Industrial Appeal Court and Full Bench of the WA Industrial Relations Commission.
Allan now continues to be active as a paid agent in the Fair Work Commission and as an industrial agent in the WA Industrial Relations Commission dealing with all aspects of industrial relations and employment. Allan has extensive experience with government and is a registered lobbyist.
Katherine Sampson has broad ranging experience in industrial relations (IR), employee relations (ER) and human resources (HR) and specialises in IR and ER in the construction, mining and oil and gas industries (both onshore and offshore). She has proven success in industrial relations management and senior employee relations advisory positions, both on major resource projects throughout Australia and within the corporate function. She has also worked for both the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission and the Fair Work Commission.
Kat’s consultancy style is thorough and informed by extensive practical experience as well as her legal qualifications. She has a strong track record of supporting and empowering clients in achieving organisational goals by implementing best practice across all areas of ER/IR/HR, preventing the development of issues and ensuring compliance.
Migration Agent Registration Number: 0641314
Sarah leads SHR’s business migration team which consists of experienced registered Migration Agents based around Australia. Sarah brings many years of business migration experience across the oil, gas, resources, banking, management consulting, finance, IT, education and health sectors.
Recently as Senior Manager of a Big 4 practice in WA, Sarah’s advice and assistance in the preparation and lodgement of visa applications with the Department of Home Affairs for clients across Australia has been extensive and varied. While Sarah’s focus on regulatory compliance is a key strength, she also strives to provide clients with proactive and effective service that delivers a pragmatic and commercially sensible immigration solution.
LLB (Hons), B.Sci (Psych), B.Comm (HR, IR)
Conor Fahey brings a broad base of HR and IR work experience supported by specialist education. With over 4 years’ practice as an employment lawyer, and over 5 years’ experience in human resources, recruitment and IR advisory roles, Conor holds legal qualifications supported by degrees in Commerce (HR, Industrial Relations) and Psychology.
Conor has worked across a variety of sectors including State and Local Government, Medical, Mining, Oil and Gas, Construction and Manufacturing and Financial Services. His experience includes providing employers with advice and assistance across a wide range of matters, including: workplace restructure, discipline and performance management, workplace disputes, employment contracts, enterprise agreement implementation and interpretation and conducting workplace investigations.
Tony Hurley has over 30 years of industrial relations, human resource management, general administration and public relations experience in both the private and public sector in Australia and overseas. He has been directly involved in strategic and business planning as well as extensive management of change (workplace reform, cultural change and organisation re-engineering). In addition, he has managed and operated a successful human resource consulting business in Western Australia servicing both the private & public sector in Australia and overseas. Tony supports a number of SHR clients in both onshore and offshore Construction, as well as clients operating other businesses in Western Australia, by providing Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management services that assist in the assessment of employee and industrial relations risks in their business environment and in the development and implementation of mitigating actions to effectively manage those risks.
Master of Law and Legal Practice/BArts
Niki Reilly provides employee relations consulting services to clients operating primarily in the mining, construction, maintenance and oil and gas industries. Her 10 years of experience includes two years as a solicitor in the areas of Industrial Relations, Employment Law and Commercial Litigation.Niki’s expertise includes the development and implementation of collective agreements and individual contracts of employment; conducting workplace investigations, discipline and performance management processes; research into and advice on employment related issues and the interpretation of employment legislation and industrial instruments; policy development and implementation; on-site ER monitoring and support.
Lucinda Locke has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources Management and gained from employment with major enterprises operating in the metalliferous mining and hydrocarbon industries, encompassing iron ore, gold, uranium and bauxite mining and processing, oil and gas production & processing. Lucinda’s experience has been gained across strategic and operational areas with particular specialization in site-based operations roles. Her HR project planning, management, execution and change management experience is extensive including application in developing countries. In order to apply her deep experience in carrying out sensitive and challenging investigations of behavioural and policy breaches, Lucinda is highly mobile and enjoys consulting in some of the more challenging environments.
Migration Agent Registration Number: 0530716
Samantha has been working in the migration advice profession since 2003 and held professional registration as a migration agent since 2005. During this period Samantha’s primary focus has been on employer sponsored migration and she uses her extensive technical skills and practical experience to provide tailored, cost effective advice and services to clients across a range of industries. This includes assisting clients to establish and maintain best practice compliance frameworks, including under the TSS sponsorship program, and project resource planning. Samantha has experience working with both corporate and individual clients at all stages of the immigration process, from initial assessment and advice to completion and visa grant, while always considering longer term goals and strategies. Samantha is also able to provide advice and services to individuals with complex matters including addressing health and character issues for temporary and permanent residence, as well as residence exemptions for Australian citizenship applications.
Migration Agent Registration Number: 1795066
Bev Baldwin is an experienced Human Resources professional with strong client focus for meeting deadlines, drawing upon organisation and analytical skills. She has recently expanded her broad HR generalist background covering recruitment and selection, staff planning, remuneration, employment contracts and completed her qualifications to become a Registered Migration Agent. Her experience has included the preparing and lodging of compliant visa applications, ongoing advice to clients for a variety of temporary visa subclasses, together with review of international skilled labour and the ability for clients to sponsor occupations/classifications for work into Australia, as well as providing client’s assistance with obtaining skills assessments to meet visa criteria and licensing/registration requirements.
Migration Agent Registration Number: 0956230
Lesley has in excess of 23 years business experience of which more than 12 years’ experience has been gained in business migration working with clients from a broad range of industries including the resources sector. This has included the processing of a wide range of various visa subclasses, and has included the processing of visa applications and providing migration advice to corporate and individuals clients in the various visa categories including business migration for employer sponsored temporary and permanent visas. She is well versed in the provision of timely advice, administration and processing requirement to assist clients meet their project schedules.
Shane Moretti has more than 20 years of experience as a Payroll Professional. He has benefited from a career that has progressed through a series of clerical and supervisory positions that have approached payroll services from both an accounting and human resources perspective. Shane currently runs outsourced payrolls for several SHR clients. Current and past clients include those involved in the maritime, construction, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and retail industries. Shane’s experience covers payrolls for all levels of management, supervisory, administrative, professional, technical, clerical and operative staff working under common law contracts, awards and collective agreements and encompasses all aspects of payroll from data collection, interpretation and calculation and processing to end of month procedures including leave reporting, general ledger reconciliation, superannuation administration, payroll tax calculation and remittance of PAYG taxation obligations. Shane has established new payroll services, modified existing services, implemented new time keeper and payroll software and conducts audits and makes recommendations to improve processes.
B.Com – HR & Marketing
Sara Spivey is a Human Resources Professional with over 10 years generalist experience, providing consulting and advisory services covering all areas of human resources management and employee relations. Particular specialist areas include change management, project tenders and support, grievance and disciplinary investigations, leadership development, performance management, succession and workforce planning, preparation of enterprise agreements and HR policies/procedures and the provision of strategic industrial relations advice. A strong customer service approach has assisted Sara to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external client groups, which essentialfor achieving customer co-operation in the implementation of recommended HR initiatives. Sara has several years of experience both on the Client side and in a consulting capacity.