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Kirsty Towers

Senior Talent Specialist, Xero

A Senior Talent Specialist at Xero in Auckland, Kirsty started recruiting technology roles  in 2012 on her UK OE after completing a Masters in Political Science at Auckland University.

After working agency side in the UK and NZ on technology, digital, marketing and communications roles Kirsty made the move into internal recruitment in  2014. Kirsty’s focus at Xero is on Sales, Marketing, Education and Customer Experience roles across New Zealand and Singapore.

Passionate about innovation and building diverse and inclusive teams Kirsty believes getting others to understand the “why” of what you’re doing and clearly setting out the benefits changes will bring, while effectively managing the “fear factor” is key to long term normative change.