Marko Njavro


Marko brings 12 years of experience in Investment Banking with Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank in Sydney. Most recently he oversaw Morgan Stanley’s Equity Trading Business for Australia. Marko holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Newcastle and a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University. During his MBA studies he developed a keen interest in entrepreneurial projects with a social dimension. Marko embraces flexible work arrangements by working 3 days in the office per week to stay close to the team and brainstorm new ideas. The two days working from home save travel time, allowing Marko to focus on various admin and operational tasks.

Paula Billington


Paula has 18+ years of experience bringing together technology and a delightful customer experience in both start-ups and large public companies. She spent 8 years in Silicon Valley and is a seasoned SaaS Customer Success & Operations executive specialising in rapid growth environments. Paula is a proven change agent and experienced leader with a solid background in designing, scaling and deploying operational infrastructure and award-winning customer experiences, as well as leading highly successful customer facing & operations teams. Paula is passionate about changing the current landscape of workplace expectations to support equality and flexibility. You will find Paula spending time with her kids, snowboarding, surfing, wakeboarding, or at the beach…pretty much anywhere there’s board or water activities!

Rachel MacDonald

Head of Customer Success

Rachel started her recruitment career at the turn of the millennium, in the agency world back in New Zealand. Since then she has worked across all spectrums of the industry from in-house talent teams to job-board and online social recruitment both in Australia and London. With two young girls and the recent third addition to her tribe, Rachel is determined to show them that you can be an active mother and still build on your career, so when FlexCareers came into her life, she was excited to not only be a strong role-model for her children, but to help shape a strong diverse workforce for Australia's future.

Lucinda Crossley-Meates

Head of Client Solutions - Return to Work Specialist

Multi-award winning employability expert, Lucinda brings her 14 years experience in graduate recruitment at The University of Sydney Business School to FlexCareers’ Return to Work Program. She has a long track-record in partnering with Australia’s top employers to engage the best early talent, the Return to Work program being similar to pre-experience programs but the talent is ready to impact straight away. Lucinda is right in the middle of the “sandwich generation” years, caring for young children and elderly parents while progressing her own career. She has Returned to Work twice with a very supportive employer and relies on Flexible work for career success. She has lived and can quantify the return on this investment for employers and team members alike.

Brett Pozniak

Chief Technology Officer

Brett has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry in Australia, where his focus has been on Project Management, Product Development and IT Operations. In 1999, Brett was a founding member of an organisation that developed the first Cloud provider of the hosted desktop in Australia to the SME market place. He has recently focused on new Product Research and Development which enable him to provide best of breed technology advice to start ups and enterprise businesses.  Brett has had a lifelong love affair with snow skiing, the Sydney Swans and long-distance swimming. Brett recently conquered the Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra – and surprisingly loved every minute of it! Brett embraces working flexibly to allow him to better manage a team that works in different time zones and to also be the best father and husband.

Nicola Handley

Product Manager

Nicola is a talented product manager with extensive experience gained from senior roles at Microsoft, Dimension Data and Symantec. Originally from the UK, Nicola’s 20-year career has taken her all over the world including the US and here to Australia. Now based in Sydney, she is focused on enhancing FlexCareers’ existing technology offerings and bringing new market-leading products to life. She thrives on using data to continuously monitor, validate and improve products to maximise the customer experience. When she’s not product managing, Nicola is an avid sailor and can often be found racing yachts around Sydney Harbour. She is also a fully qualified sailing instructor with Manly Sailing School.

Amy Hughes


Amy is passionate about real people. Her background in Psychology and HR gives her an intricate understanding of people, individual differences, and their drive for belonging. In between juggling her pack of three, her passion lands in creating connection through storytelling in her real and accessible way.

Amanda Steiger

Digital Marketing Senior Consultant

With 6 years’ experience in the professional services industry, combined with a background in Digital Marketing and Talent Acquisition she loves bringing brands to life through digital storytelling. She is passionate about creating digital marketing campaigns that bring together best practice, insights and innovative ideas in order to meet and exceed our client and business needs. Amanda is happiest when she is in or near the water, at Pilates or playing with her cheeky toddler.

Aisling Wallace

Digital Strategy

A data geek at heart, Aisling draws on her 10+ years of experience in digital marketing and analytics to help identify, translate and leverage digital opportunities at FlexCareers. She relies on data to facilitate constant experimentation and early adoption with a key focus on improving the candidate and employer experience. Since completing her MBA, Aisling has engineered a flexible lifestyle for her family, working remotely to grow her multiple businesses and two children. (Jury is still out on which task is more challenging!)

Hedgie Gundry

Communications Manager

Hedgie has over 20 years’ diverse public relations, corporate communications and content strategy experience gained from agency and in-house roles in London and Sydney. She has worked with a wide variety of brands large and small including numerous corporates, entrepreneurs and not-for-profits.   Hedgie now specialises in communications strategy and content creation in her expert areas of recruitment, leadership and careers. A busy mum of two cheeky small humans, Hedgie understands only too well the need for a flexible working world to allow people to fulfil their true potential.

Caroline Zielinski

Media relations

Caroline is a freelance journalist and writer who has worked in various roles across most of Australia’s media companies, both print and digital-based. Her experiences as a journalist include general reporting roles with The Age and the Australian Associated Press (AAP), as well as contributing to The New Daily, one of Australia’s leading news sites. Caroline has also worked as a producer, subeditor and journalist for News Corp’s only fully integrated digital team, the Network. Her foray into media consulting and public relations includes Media + Capital Partners and Monash University.