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Fish & Nankivell - Melbourne

Richard Ogilvie

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  • Office: Fish & Nankivell - Melbourne
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Richard's career in executive search started in 1984 when he joined PA Consulting Group where he worked for 11 years in Melbourne, London and Singapore. He and Phil Watson established Ogilvie Watson in 1995 and merged their firm with Fish & Nankivell in January 2001. Richard has a multi-industry practice including engineering, energy, resources, utilities, manufacturing and professional services.

After graduating from Melbourne University with a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree, Richard joined BHP in Australia as a Marketing Engineer. Then followed stints in HR with Nylex, management consulting with the Energy Consulting Group and Touche Ross and then with PA in executive recruitment where he was Country Manager, Singapore and Manager, Victoria.

Representative Assignments:

Gippsland Ports, Chief Executive Officer
Australian Maritime College, Chief Executive Officer/Principal
Australian Health Services Alliance, Chief Executive Officer
NHP Electrical Engineering Products, Managing Director
Siemens Australia Ltd, Human Resources Director

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