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At NGO Recruitment, we specialise in exclusive executive search and are highly successful at sourcing diverse executive leadership talent from across Australia and internationally. We seek out leaders who can adapt to change, balance innovation with risk, navigate transformation and bring diverse thinking to the boardroom table. Our advanced search processes are highly effective, as evidenced by our 100 per cent success rate.

We also specialise in assisting NFP organisations with board appointments. Our board practice is adept at sourcing remunerated and volunteer board directors from diverse backgrounds who contribute rich experience and fresh ideas.


Case study: Chief Executive Officer’s, Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA)



“When we engaged NGO Recruitment to search for a new CEO for the Fundraising Institute of Australia, all our expectations were met and exceeded throughout the search process. The team did a fantastic job in identifying and engaging a remarkable lead candidate for the CEO role. What impressed me most was NGO Recruitment’s great ability to really understand the person needed for the position, beyond just their skills, and to assess cultural fit and suitability based on career stage. We were 100% satisfied with the level of service provided and would not hesitate to engage NGO Recruitment again for future executive search requirements.”

James Garland, Chair of the FIA Board of Directors

“I recently used Anna to successfully find an interim CEO for a community based organisation that I Chair. Anna is a genius at taking the brief and is great at finding suitable candidates at speed. I loved working with Anna as she was able to take on board my feedback on initial candidates to refine her search. Anna can assist with questions for interview and worked seamlessly with my team to set up interviews. The paperwork was easily done and the referee reports were thorough and insightful. I would highly recommend.”

Susanne Legena, CEO, PLAN International Australia

“This was the first time I’d partnered with an executive search company to secure a new role and it made such a positive difference to my recruitment experience. Louise was very supportive every step of the way and made herself readily available to answer all of my many questions. As a result, I have no doubt Louise helped bring out my full potential, especially during the final stages where I had the best interviews of my career to date. I have no hesitation in recommending NGO Recruitment to my colleagues and wider networks. Thank you Louise.”

Melissa Warner, incoming CEO, Queensland Positive People

“My experience securing a CEO role with NGO Recruitment was second to none. Richard was incredibly well-informed about the organisation and the position, and provided me with fantastic support throughout the whole process. I could tell executive search is more than just a job for Richard – rather it’s a labor of love and a passion for matching the right candidate to the right organisation, as well as for the entire NFP sector. He is both knowledgeable and well-connected but it’s his passion for what he does that really shines through.”

Katherine Raskob MIM, GAICD, Chief Executive Officer, Fundraising Institute Australia

“NGO Recruitment were outstanding in our recent recruitment of a CFO and COO. Thoughtful and pro-active and a great approach to guiding us through the process. I would highly recommend that other NGO’s give them careful consideration when you are looking for recruitment support and assistance.”

Mike Myers, CEO, National Affordable Housing Consortium

“NGO Recruitment found us the right person for a particularly challenging executive level role. The consultants pulled together a quality list of candidates and were at all times fair, transparent and honest in their communication and processes. We’re very happy with the result.” 

Andrew Gow, Director, Strategy & Performance, COORDINARE, Primary Health Network, South Eastern NSW