New Zealand Skills in Demand understands you are only as good as your team. We are proud of the team we have assembled and pride ourselves on providing a professional service to New Zealand Employers and candidates and are passionate about bridging the New Zealand skills gap.
All the principals at Skills in Demand have lived (or currently live) offshore and employed staff so understand what it's like to both employ staff and the transition of moving countries.
Susanna Dyson - Candidate Manager, UK
Susanna joined the team as Candidate Manager in 2015, fresh off the boat from Auckland, New Zealand. She works closely with our candidates in the United Kingdom, ensuring that the process of moving to New Zealand is as stress free as possible. Susanna often attends emigration expos and seminars and assists in the day to day operations of our business. Her attention to detail and willing nature make her an outstanding contributor to the administrative and organisational needs of the company.
Susanna grew up on the beautiful North Shore in Auckland City and kick started her career in Recruitment and Marketing in 2012 after graduating from Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Advertising. Susanna is a big believer in travel and new experiences hence why working for a company who encourages exactly that was an obvious choice.
Rachel Beattie - Candidate Manager, UK
Rachel joined the team as Candidate Manager in October 2016 and has been living in London since 2013. Rachel grew up in Dunedin but spent time in Christchurch before making the move to the United Kingdom. She was living in Christchurch when the February 2011 earthquake struck, so she knows first-hand the work that needs to be completed and the need for skilled workers in Christchurch and the rest of New Zealand.
On a day to day basis, Rachel works closely with our candidates in the United Kingdom, ensuring that any questions they may have are answered. You can also meet Rachel at various expos and seminar throughout the year. Before joining the team, Rachel was working as a Business Development Manager and she also comes from a Customer Service background.
Guy Lemon - Candidate Manager, NZ
Guy has recently moved back to New Zealand after spending 2 years in the United Kingdom being the face of New Zealand Skills in Demand. Now Guy is based in our New Zealand office and is responsible for managing New Zealand Skills In Demand’s candidate database and undertaking attraction programmes for New Zealand employers and recruiters.
Guy is a born and bred Cantabrian and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Management from Lincoln University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Commerce (Marketing Management) from Otago University. Prior to his appointment, Guy was working for a trading company in New Zealand.
Glenn Davis - Account Manager, Nz
Glenn oversees New Zealand Skills In Demand’s operations from Christchurch and is responsible for the account management of all our New Zealand based clients. He works closely with our UK-based team to facilitate the successful placement of candidates and their transition into the New Zealand work force.
Previously Glenn had a long career with the Royal New Zealand Air Force; the last 10 years working in PR/media management and recruitment roles. Glenn and his family relocated back to hometown Christchurch in 2011. Prior to joining Skills In Demand in October 2013, Glenn held business management and recruitment positions in Christchurch with Aviation Labour Group and Arrow International (on behalf of Manpower Professional)
Borey Chum – Immigration Consultant
Borey provides New Zealand Skills in Demand and its candidates and clients with specialist immigration advice relating to New Zealand. Borey is a fully licensed Immigration Adviser and has recently been appointed as the CPD Co-ordinator for the New Zealand Association of Migration & Investment. Holding a Bachelor of Law and Art from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Borey is a specialist in New Zealand immigration law, policy and procedure and is experienced in dealing with all types of immigration applications for private and corporate clients.
Borey manages his own successful immigration practice, Migration Associates, in the United Kingdom where has lived for the last six years, with his immigration knowledge being highly regarded by clients and other professionals within the industry. Borey maintains a visible presence in the UK market and regularly exhibits at emigration shows and authors articles for UK emigration magazines.
Borey is a proud Cantabrian with a vested interest to assist the Christchurch rebuild as his family still live in the city and his plans are to one day relocate back to his home town.