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Richard Barnett

National Client Solutions Director - AUS & NZ, Hays Talent Solutions

Richard is the National Client Solutions Director for Hays Talent Solutions for A/NZ.

He has over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles in the Australian recruitment and HR services sector, developing and managing complex long-term relationships with many of the country’s leading organisations. He has an extensive background in permanent and contingent recruitment, assessment, outplacement, project recruitment, statement of work supply and diversity. He has particularly strong experience in the IT recruitment sector, gained over a 15 year period as General Manager for one of the country’s largest IT agencies. Outside work, he has been on the Board of the ‘Australian Network on Disability’ since 2008, helping guide the country’s leading body for the development of employment opportunities for people with disability.

Richard is responsible for identifying new business opportunities for Hays Talent Solutions, and working with the rest of the Hays TS team to design compelling recruitment outsourcing solutions for clients.

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