Our Team

The recruitment team at Personnel Resources.

Ian Chitty

Ian Chitty

Managing Director

Ian has had many years involvement in human resource management and training & development and established Personnel Resources / Temp Resources in 1995. Ian specialises in management recruitment and human resource consulting and has a passion for the results of effective teamwork.

Ross McCurran

Senior Consultant

Ross has been a consultant at Personnel Resources since 1999 and specialises in mid to senior level recruitment and human resource consultancy. He has held previous human resources management roles within the forestry and electricity industries. His practical advice assists organisations with recruitment and a variety of human resource needs.

Rhea Clune


Rhea is based in our Tauranga office and takes responsibility for managing the IT and professional services area. Rhea has extensive HR and management experience especially within premier Telecommunications and IT training companies. Rhea has an established working relationship with industry leading companies throughout the Bay of Plenty and believes that building relationships is the key to recruitment success for both client and candidate.

Louise Sewell

Recruitment Coordinator

Louise is based in our Tauranga office assisting our Consultants in providing professional recruitment services for temp and permanent positions in the Tauranga area. Louise has recently returned to New Zealand after 7 years in Melbourne and is ready to use her Customer Service skills.

Angelique Scott

Rotorua Manager

Angelique manages our Rotorua office and joined our team in February 2007 after spending 10 years working in London in Recruitment and HR Teams. Angelique specialises in filling Senior Financial, Accounting, Human Resources, Health & Safety, Sales and Office based roles in addition to providing Outplacement Support, CV Writing and Interview Tips for Clients. Angelique is passionate about Rotorua and the Bay of Plenty area and has a well-established client and candidate base.

Anna Crighton

Recruitment Coordinator

Anna is based in our Rotorua office where she assists our Consultants in providing professional recruitment services and temporary placements, as well as candidate registrations, pre-employment checking and managing the administration process. Anna has travelled extensively and gained valuable experience in Administration, Government services, Tourism and Customer Service roles in the UK and New Zealand.

Haley Hogan

Recruitment Coordinator

Haley plays an essential role in our team and assists our Consultants in providing professional recruitment services and temporary placements, candidate registrations, managing our assessment facilities, and administration.  Haley has previously gained valuable experience from recruitment, personal assistance, and administration based roles in London and Auckland.

Ashlyn Clarricoats


Ashlyn Clarricoats has recently joined our team and brings with her skills in Human Resources, Recruitment, Administration, and Customer Services. She has experience in Tertiary, Council and Industrial industries. Ashlyn is originally from Arizona and has settled permanently here in Rotorua since 2015.  She has a passion for all things HR and is looking forward to getting to know our current clients and making new ones.

Andrea Schuler


Based in our Whakatane office, Andrea has a wide background in business including Health & Safety, Legal and Local Government sectors. She assists with permanent & temporary recruitment within the Whakatane region.

Leanne Somerville


Leanne has wide experience with Recruitment within the Whakatane Community and supports a wide client & candidate base in the BOP region. We are thrilled to have Leanne as part of our Whakatane team meeting client needs in the permanent & temporary market.