Latest Testimonials

Sharon Wards, Chair, Lindisfarne College Council  

Ian and the team clearly had extensive networks in the education sector which meant we were presented with candidates of exceptional quality and appropriate characteristics. They understood our requirements and led us through a recruitment exercise which was comprehensive, holistic and timely.

Sharon Wards, Chair, Lindisfarne College Council  

The Sheffield team offered insights which challenged some of our views yet provided us with rational and clear options for consideration. We were delighted with the final outcome and are very grateful to Ian and the team for their work.

Nicki Brady, Deputy Chief Executive, Horowhenua District Council  

Sheffield go the extra mile, are clearly passionate about what they do and their professionalism and acumen ensures the right candidates are put forward. The communication from the whole team during the process was excellent and their attention to detail was second to none.

Harley Aish, Chair ProCare  

“Sheffield helped us find a new CEO in 2020. As well as having the resources to assist us, they have been professional, diligent, courteous and willing to do extra work to ensure a good outcome for all.

David Barker, Chair, Rural Livestock  

“Having placed our previous GM, Sheffield was familiar with our organisation’s requirements. This resulted in a smooth process that was professionally and successfully managed. We were happy with the outcome, and successfully appointed our new General Manager.”


Peter Young, Chair, Akaroa Health  

The advice we received during the interviewing process was greatly appreciated. The thorough reference and background checking was very professionally handled and particularly helpful in reaching a successful conclusion.

Kim Ngawhika, Deputy Chair, Nelson Bays Primary Health  

One of the biggest reasons we came to Sheffield was, as Trustees, we didn’t feel we had the expertise to run either process, and we felt Sheffield would keep us safe as a Board for the appointment of both an Independent Chair and Manahautū Chief Executive.

James Carlisle, Vivo Hair and Beauty  

I highly recommend Sheffield as an organisation that has great insights in to the recruitment process, and really adds a lot of value. I will definitely use them again.

Murray Willocks, Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust  

They (Sheffield) have the expertise and the reach within the community to find the best people for the role and Sheffield's management of the process makes the process easy...

Meredith Blackler, Wellington City Council  

Sheffield, in particular Katy and Nick, showed an in-depth knowledge of candidates, fully understood our brief, represented the Council's interests and priorities accurately to candidates and provided insightful advice throughout the process.

Tony Bonne - Mayor, Whakatane District Council  

My council has developed a healthy respect and trust for the work Sheffield does.

Sandra Hazlehurst - Mayor, Hastings District Council  

The sound recruitment and selection processes that Sheffield has to offer, along with their experience and market understanding, is first-rate.

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