Ian Smith

Senior Advisor

Ian has spent over 30 years in Senior Executive and Non-Executive roles across a variety of sectors and industries in Australia, Europe and the US. Those roles positions include Chief Executive of George Patterson Advertising, President of parent company Bates in New York. Chief Executive of Yahoo! ANZ and then launching Yahoo!7, ANZ Managing Partner of Global Executive Search firm Heidrick & Struggles and Senior Advisor to Hattonneale|Caldwell. In addition, Ian is chair of Frontier Analytics, an advanced microeconomics analytics firm focussed on optimising client’s revenue and profitability.

Ian holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology and Psychology from La Trobe University in Melbourne

The Hattonneale Team

Anne Hatton

Managing Director & Founder

Anne Hatton has over 20 years’ experience in Executive Search, Recruitment and the HR industry.

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Jane Neale

Managing Director & Founder

Jane Neale is a co-founder of Hattonneale and has over 10 years of experience as a Managing Director and trusted advisor for Chief Executive Officer, C-Suite and Board level appointments across ASX listed and private companies.

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Ian Smith

Senior Advisor

Ian has spent over 30 years in Senior Executive and Non-Executive roles across a variety of sectors and industries in Australia, Europe and the US.

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Rhian Richardson

Senior Associate

Rhian joined Hattonneale in 2020, after nearly 10 years working at the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), the past seven years in Board Diversity.

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Elizabeth(Libby) Gilbert

Senior Associate

Libby joined Hattonneale in 2019 and for the last two years has specialised in Board Search.

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