Our Leadership Team

We’re a team of entrepreneurs, recruitment professionals, technical developers, and marketers working together to make the process of recruitment more convenient, transparent, and cost-effective.
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Jay Cooper

CTO

For most of his career, Jay ran a tech services firm focusing on the SME and NGO sectors. Jay has vast experience in web platform development, systems integration, front-end and back-end development, and technological deployments.

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Gerry Bullon

Chair

Gerry has a career assisting companies through the IPO process and supporting listed companies with growing their share register and increasing research coverage. Gerry lends the perfect support to Recstra’s growth trajectory.

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Craig Watson

CEO

Our famous founder and CEO, Craig, brings to Rectsra 20+ years in recruitment and HR with training gained in Europe, Asia and Australia. Craig is most excited about connecting a global movement of independent and certified recruiters with business.

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Trevor Cairney

CFO

Trevor is a CPA and spent most of his career advising start-ups with accounting, tax, and financial advice. Prior to Recstra, Trevor was CFO at a leading Australian tech company where he was central to transitioning the company to a public company.

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Nicholas Beames

Director

After founding, growing, taking public, then exiting one of Australia’s leading HR tech companies, Nicholas turned his attention to investing in and guiding start-ups that help people and businesses through the gig economy.

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Natalie Cornell

Recruitment Director

Natalie is responsible for developing and maintaining the best talent community of freelance recruiters in the world. She brings many years of experience to Recstra, having been a recruiter herself.