Your health and safety recruitment people

Alison Gill CMIOSH, MRCSA, MInstD

Managing Director
T: +64 9 424 8367

Alison is the Managing Director at edenfx HSE bringing 25+ years’ experience to a challenging and highly competitive technical recruitment environment. Alison’s background is as a Chartered Safety Professional Director and is a founding Director of our highly successful sister company, Hard Hat Recruits.

Alison is a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner, Certified Member of NZISM, Registered Safety Professional and Member of the Institute of Directors.

Alison values personal growth and contribution and undertakes a variety of charitable work and is also an appointed Board member for the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education.

Alison has a particular interest in Corporate Social Responsibility whereby organisations consider the interests of society by taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders, as well as the environment. This ethos is the foundation on which edenfx deliver the professional services. Say Hello to excellence in recruitment practice.

Stuart Gill Bsc (Hons), CMIOSH, CPMSIA, RSP Aust.

T: +64 9 424 8367

Stuart Gill co-founded edenfx HSE in 2008. He is a BSc SHEM Risk Manager, Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Certified Member of NZISM, Chartered Member of The Safety Institute of Australia and a Member of the Institute of Directors with over 20 years of HSE experience across a number of industries.

Stuart is passionate about his profession and believes that ethical best practice creates social and environmental value and promotes good business. Stuart is driven to ensure that edenfx continues to be the first choice and most recommended Company within the risk management sector.

Suzanne Peden Dip.OSH, MRCSA

Principal HSEQR Recruitment Consultant
T: +64 9 424 8367

Suzanne is part and parcel of edenfx and in her eighth year.  She offers a wealth of technical competence to our clients both for recruitment delivery and health and safety expertise.

Suzanne is a long-time qualified Health and Safety Professional who enjoys keeping up to date with the latest safety trends, as well as learning from her candidate’s and sharing innovative ideas. You will find Suzanne at Industry events, conferences and expos ensuring we are delivering the very best service offerings for clients and supporting candidates into roles with stretch and professional growth.

Suzanne from her first day embraced the company’s values and demonstrates excellence in all that she does; with this in mind, as a client or candidate your experience of working with Suzanne will be exceptional rather than standard.

Out of work, her free time is spent operating as Branch Manager for Northland New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM), enjoying her coastal lifestyle and the company of family, friends and her two dogs – and of course all that living near the beach offers.

Duncan Cooke

Head of Contracting | Head of Search
T: +64 9 424 8367

Duncan is a highly experienced Manager and joined edenfx in 2017 after relocating from the UK.

Duncan holds two management positions within the business namely Head of Search (Asia Pac) and Head of Contracting (NZ).

Duncan is results driven for his clients and candidates and enjoys building the lasting relationships that foster good business serving which in turn become the backbone of great search outcomes.

Duncan enjoys spending his free time with his young family, playing guitar, running and more recently in the ocean surfing.

Amanda Stringer

HSEQ Recruitment Consultant
T: +64 9 424 8367

Now in her fifth year, Amanda has built her own raving fan club at edenfx.  Prior to joining the team, Amanda had 20 years in high risk manufacturing environments where she demonstrated her genuine delivery of consistently high quality service ensuring process efficiency and health and safety support to NZ, US and Australasian owned companies.

She has exceptional strength in people management, talent management, customer service and client relationships and those that have experienced her services cannot speak highly enough of her care and attention.

You will be in safe hands with Amanda, nothing is too much trouble – experience the difference in her positive recruitment practice.

Sherry Zhou

T: +64 9 281 4703

Sherry is a fully qualified in-house accountant and enjoys her own continual professional development in the accounting world.

Sherry works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays.  She is our in-house House Accountant and is an all-round Xero expert providing all accounts payable/receivable support for our clients and our team.

She also looks after the payroll function, giving her an automatic win for the ‘Office Favourite’ title.

Sherry is fluent in English and Mandarin

Donna Masters

Group Executive Assistant
T: +64 9 972 0730

Donna has worked alongside business leaders as a Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant for 20+ years. Having worked in a range of industries her broad knowledge and organisational skills help to provide our clients and candidates with the knowledge that they are in safe hands. Now as Group EA she provides support to the Directors of edenfx HSE and Hard Hat Recruits and also manages the day to day running of the offices in Silverdale.

In her spare time Donna loves exploring the beauty that is New Zealand and spending time with her family and friends.

Stephanie Delaney

Executive Assistant to the Principal
T: +64 9 424 8367

Stephanie has 20+ years Personal /Executive Assistant experience and a passion for all things HR.  She has completed the Post Graduate Certificate in Business Administration specialising in HR and looks after the high performing teams within our company.

She is passionate about company culture, values and staff engagement and has a successful background in event management so a super addition to the edenfx team.

Stephanie is EA to Suzanne and they work closely to provide clients and candidates with a second to none service to achieve outstanding results. She is well versed with all client and candidate requirements and is a trusted source to assist in the first instance.

Out of work Stephanie enjoys her time with family and friends on the Coast and loves to travel and meet new people.

Khaled Youssef

Recruitment Support
T: +64 9 283 0629

Khaled is an experienced HR/recruitment practitioner of 13 years.  His experience of working in Healthcare and in the Oil & Gas sectors is an addition to the company bank of experience and diversity. Currently working to the Head of the Contracting Division at edenfx, Khaled ensures that contractors and clients are getting the best possible care.

Khaled initially came to New Zealand in 2018 to study a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, however, after finishing his study he and his family decided to settle in New Zealand.

In his free time, Khaled usually takes his family out to discover the beauties of New Zealand, in addition to his passion of playing football.

Nikita Watt

Client and Candidate Support
T: +64 9 424 8367

Nikita was sourced for our sister company, Hard Hat Recruits and after a year moved to edenfx bringing a high level of professional service delivery that is expected and required for our front of house.

Nikita holds a dual position within the company as Amanda’s Client and Candidate Researcher and is also responsible for overseeing our Social Media Campaigns.

Nikita prides herself on her people skills and always has a smile on her face bringing happy positive vibes to the team environment and to those she has business dealings with.

Carolyn Yuan

Accounts Administrator
T: +64 9 972 9371

Carolyn completed her degree in professional accounting in Sydney and is a fully qualified CPA (Australia). She made the move to Auckland with her husband after graduating in 2015.

Carolyn now has 6+ years accounts experience and is support to Sherry Zhou, the Management Accountant (CPA) for both edenfx HSE and Hard Hat Recruits Aus/NZ.

She helps Sherry to look after all-round accounts, accounts payable/receivable, contractors and employees’ payroll.

Carolyn continues to enjoy challenges in both her work and personal life and welcomes the diversity of the all-round accounting role including projects, accounts payable / receivable, contractors and employee payroll.

In her spare time, she enjoys the time with family and friends watching movies, tasting delicious food, and the great outdoors.