Our people

At Verve Partners Newcastle, people are our business. And what a special, talented and dedicated bunch they are!

Simon Rutten Verve Executive Director Clare Ferguson Verve CEO (aka Chief Energy Officer) Melanie Silburn Verve Regional Recruitment Manager Mel Evans Verve Recruitment Manager Lotte Baker Verve Recruitment Manager Nicola McKenzie Verve Senior Recruitment Consultant Carla Hiles Verve Talent Specialist Ashleigh Wangmann Verve Executive Para-Consultant Rizca Afivtya Verve Sourcing Specialist Alex Nicolaidis Verve Finance Manager Beck Chisholm Verve Office Coordinator Jodi O'Connor Verve Marketing Manager

Your go-to recruitment team

Our business is not just about right fit; it’s about culture-add. So, it goes without saying that our people here at Verve Partners Newcastle have been carefully picked to bring passion, vibrancy and fresh specialisms to our team. Together, we make recruitment dreams come true!

Find a role you love with Mel Evans and Lotte Baker

“Our recruits succeed because of people, not a process.”

Meet the Verve team

We genuinely love what we do.

Directors

“The Partnership Package has provided us with a great service and cost model tailored for each staffing requirement.”

Michael Graham, General Manager, Tank Solutions

Our industry specialties

Specialist recruitment is our speciality. Everyone in our tight-knit team has either worked in the industry or has years of experience recruiting within it. This means we have deep insights and networks and are always among the first to get the gossip on new roles and people.

Simon Rutten Verve Executive Director Clare Ferguson Verve CEO (aka Chief Energy Officer) Melanie Silburn Verve Regional Recruitment Manager Mel Evans Verve Recruitment Manager Lotte Baker Verve Recruitment Manager