Our Team

The recruitment team at Personnel Resources.

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.

Ingrid Hennessey


Ingrid  is based in our Tauranga office and has a wide background in Human Resources, recruitment and communications across a variety of sectors including manufacturing, executive contracting, advertising, tourism and not-for-profit. Her primary focus is candidate care and getting the right candidate/client ‘fit’.

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.

Dennis Playford


Dennis is located in our Tauranga office and has a wide background in the recruitment field having consulted in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. He assists with recruitment in the Tauranga and Bay of Plenty region ensuring leadership and team appointments create success.

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 returned to New Zealand in 2016 after 7 years in Melbourne, gaining valuable experience in Administration, Tourism and Customer Service roles.

Jessica Martin

Recruitment Coordinator

Jessica is based in our Tauranga office providing Marketing and Digital profile support assisting our wide client base with temporary staffing solutions.

Angelique Scott

Rotorua Manager

Angelique manages our Rotorua office and joined our team in 2007 after 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. Angelique is passionate about Rotorua and the Bay of Plenty area and has a well-established client and candidate base.

Ashlyn Clarricoats


Ashlyn brings with her skills in Human Resources, Recruitment, Administration, and Customer Services. She has experience in Tertiary, Council and Industrial sectors. Ashlyn is originally from Arizona and settled permanently in Rotorua in 2015.  She has a passion for all things HR and achieving great outcomes for clients and candidates.

Anna Crighton

Recruitment Advisor

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

Caitlin Hendrikse

Recruitment Coordinator

Caitlin is part of our Rotorua team providing professional recruitment services to a wide client base. Caitlin has a strong customer service background more recently in the Tourism sector.

Haley Craig

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.

Andrea Schuler


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

Chris Stanton


Chris is based in our Whakatane office with a background in Recruitment, Apprenticeship Training and the Agricultural sector. Chris is well placed to assist the Eastern Bay of Plenty with placing great candidates both permanent and temporary in the region.

Kate Lively

Recruitment Coordinator

Kate is based in our Whakatane office and supports our recruitment and temping services, coordinating digital marketing and candidate care.