because when work feels good, life feels good

because when work feels good, life feels good

Our Team

Our team of professionals deliver outstanding results

Margherita Colley

Margherita Colley

Director

After twelve years of working side by side with Highland Recruitment’s founding director—Lynn Watson—Margherita took on the mantle of director in 2022. And, in April 2023, she took over Highland Recruitment’s sibling, Illawarra Recruitment.

A trusted and well-respected recruiter, Margherita is passionate about helping businesses find the right staff; she has a reputation for always going the extra mile to source the best person for the role.

Boasting more than 25 years’ experience in the industry, recruiting in a range of roles—from junior clerical through to senior management—Margherita’s career in recruitment began with the Adecco Group, where she recruited for Qantas, the Commonwealth Bank, Optus, AMP and other major players.

After moving into financial recruitment, Margherita was selected by Robert Half International—the largest financial recruiter worldwide—to launch their Australian division.

Margherita is proud and excited to be at the helm of Highland Recruitment and Illawarra Recruitment, steering both companies through their next era.

Alison Edmonds

Alison Edmonds

Recruitment Consultant

Alison’s background is in generalist Human Resources and internal Recruitment within the Technology and Sports sectors.  She holds a Degree in Business majoring in Human Resources Management. Recruitment has always been a passion of Alison’s and in 2021 she made the exciting leap from Human Resources to the Recruitment industry.

Rebecca Irvine

Rebecca Irvine

Administration Manager

An experienced administrative manager with a background in legal services, Rebecca joined the team in 2012. She oversees the administration of Highland Recruitment’s temporary and permanent candidates, ensuring that all enquiries are dealt with swiftly and professionally.

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