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. As the Board Diversity Manager, Rhian was responsible for driving and expanding the AICD’s diversity agenda. Some of her key initiatives included AICD’s highly regarded Chair’s Mentoring Program, the Quarterly Gender Diversity Progress Report, diversity policy and research.

From 2015 until 2019, Rhian was the Executive for the Australian Chapter of the 30% Club, a global movement focused on increasing the number of women on boards and in senior executive roles. She authored several thought leadership pieces and managed initiatives spanning from investor activism, executive search practices and ASX 200 Chair member recruitment.

Rhian completed a Bachelor of International Communication and a Master of Museum Studies at Macquarie University and a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact at the University of New South Wales.

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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Darryl Mills

Head of Research

Darryl Mills has been in the search and selection industry for over 20 years, both in the UK and Australia, specialising in Executive search research.

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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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