Why We Are Different

Hattonneale is a specialist Executive Search and Board Search firm. We are trusted advisers to our clients helping them find Senior Executives and Non-Executive Directors who can lead and succeed in a competitive business environment.

Understanding Your Challenges

For businesses to thrive in a competitive world they require Executive Leadership teams and Board members equipped with essential qualities to lead and succeed in the face of market disruption and ambiguity.

The team at Hattonneale has the experience and commitment to understand your business and go the extra mile to find the best Executives and Non-Executive Directors for your organisation.

Growth Orientation

After 10 years in business we like to think of ourselves as a grown up, start up. The spirit of entrepreneurialism still powers our firm. As a result we partner particularly well with ‘growth mindset’ companies and those who are challenging the status quo in their industry.

Outcome Focused

We genuinely care about the quality of outcomes we produce for clients and candidates. Our founders are deeply engaged in every search. Our professional pride and reputation fuel our performance on every search we are entrusted with.


We have the ability to tailor our approach to make most sense for each clients’ specific needs. This pragmatic approach is reflected in our time to placement which is well below the industry average.


Diversity is in our DNA. Having been founded by two female Chief Executive Officers we are proud to be thought leaders and mentors on female leadership issues in Australia.

Hattonneale is different
to other search companies in
the nicest possible way.

Hattonneale is different
to other search companies in
the nicest possible way.

Industry Sector Experience

Hattonneale has search experience across a diverse range of industry sectors.

Hattonneale consciously works with fewer clients within each industry sector. This ensures we get to know our clients exceptionally well and are equipped to represent their brand in the market. It also means we have less conflicts when accessing first class talent within our client’s competitor and target organisations. In each sector we work with businesses that value a collaborative approach. Importantly our client service approach enables us to achieve our objective of getting to know our clients well – their business strategy and operating model, organisation culture and values.

Financial Services

Digital, Media and Technology

Healthcare and Aged Care

Professional Services

Retail and Consumer


Property and Infrastructure

Tourism and Leisure

Third Sector

Mining and Metals

Oil, Gas and Energy

Engineering and Construction


Hattonneale works with a wide variety of businesses.

Track Record

We have built an impressive reputation for the appointment of Executives and Non-Executive Directors across a wide range of ASX listed, privately owned and private equity backed growth companies.

Facilitating Growth

We are experienced in working with businesses in sectors which are experiencing disruption and undergoing transformation. We are constantly meeting the challenge of finding exceptional leaders who will help our clients achieve their business objectives.

Leadership Diversity

We believe Board and Executive diversity is not just a box to be ticked, but can be a powerful and valuable differentiator for an organisation. The Team at Hattonneale are experts at finding those who add depth, richness and a fresh perspective.

Our track record in the appointment of senior female Executives is 47% of all placements in the last year. In Board appointments we are passionate about advancing gender diversity on Boards in partnership with our clients. Over the last year 51% of all Non-Executive Directors placed by Hattonneale were female.

Our International Network

Hattonneale is Australian owned and now proud to represent Caldwell in Australia. As the partner office for Caldwell in Australia, the team at Hattonneale is able to access a network of Executive Search professionals and candidates from across the globe for our clients in Australia.