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Fish & Nankivell - Melbourne

Janice Gobey

Janice Gobey

  • Office: Fish & Nankivell - Melbourne
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
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  • Fields: Financial Services, Government & Public sector, Healthcare , Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals, Non Profit


Originally from South Africa, Janice has worked in Melbourne since 2001, conducting executive search assignments across a number of sectors including financial services, manufacturing, logistics, healthcare and education. Janice focuses on senior appointments, particularly Corporate Development and Strategy teams, as well as other senior Finance roles. Janice is particularly good at moving investment bankers and strategy consultants into corporate roles.

Janice worked for Accenture in South Africa, heading up their Recruitment function for 5 years before joining Investec as their Head of Talent, where she led a large change project for the recruitment function. Her next role was to set up the Johannesburg satellite office for a Brussels based business called EMDS, before moving to Australia and working in the executive search industry.

Janice is a graduate of the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts, holding a Masters in Visual Art. In addition, she has a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in psychology and sociology from the University of South Africa and a Diploma in Human Resources Management.

Janice combines her executive search career with her practice as an artist.

Janice joined Fish & Nankivell in 2014 to focus on financial services, healthcare, finance and strategy assignments.

Representative assignments:

Myer Family Company, Chief Investment Officer
Swinburne University, Strategy Manager
Guild Insurance, Head of Strategy, Data Analytics & Risk Services
Toll Group, Corporate Development / Strategy team
SEEK Ltd, Strategy Directors/Managers
DuluxGroup, Head of Remuneration and Benefits

Contact Fish & Nankivell - Melbourne

Fish & Nankivell is a pre-eminent Australian owned executive recruitment firm providing executive search and advertised recruitment services.

The firm is 100% owned by the Principals. This gives us a vested interest in building a sustainable business through client satisfaction. All initial contact with potential candidates and sources is conducted by a Principal, unlike most other recruitment firms where this critically important work is delegated to junior employees. From our base at 1 Collins Street, Melbourne, we carry out assignments across Australia.

Fish & Nankivell is the oldest locally-owned executive search firm in Australia, having been founded in 1984. We provide a high quality vehicle for conducting mid-level to senior advertised executive recruitment.

Level 7, No. 1 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000 
+61 3 9654 7622