David Cvetkovski

David is renowned for his knowledge of everything graduate and for his passion and contribution to driving innovation in the market.

While serving as a director on the board of the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) and after holding a range of talent and recruitment positions at organisations including NAB and Ford Australia, David identified a need in the market for an outsource provider that truly understood the graduate industry and really cared about making it better. So, in 2008, he founded Fusion Graduate Consultancy with the clear intention of providing leading end-to-end graduate management solutions. David is also the co-founder of Readygrad and Grad App.

The Australian Association of Graduate Employers has recognised David’s efforts with young talent with multiple industry awards including the Will Spensley Memorial Award for Innovation in the Graduate Industry.

With an eye for emerging trends, David regularly shares his expertise and ideas and is always up for a coffee and a chat about the recruitment and development of future leaders.

Paula Gepp

Paula has extensive experience in the graduate industry both within Australia and overseas and has a demonstrated passion for the recruitment and development of young talent.

While working as a graduate manager in industry, Paula saw an increasing need for a specialist service provider with a genuine passion and understanding of graduate recruitment needs. In response to this gap in the market Paula and David established Fusion Graduate Consultancy. Paula is also the co-founder of Readygrad and Grad App.

Well known for her common sense approach and clear, articulate communication, Paula has a keen eye for detail and ensures the assessment solution recommended is sustainable and measurable for each client.

With a strong focus on assessment and selection, Paula works closely with clients to ensure the most up to date initiatives and proven, innovative methods are part of the overall recommendation

Jum Lamont

Graduate expertise:
Program Customisation, Induction and transitioning to work life, Personal Brand, Networking, Etiquette, Presentation & Communication skills, Entrepreneurship, Community Projects

With a passion for designing and facilitating Graduate Programs, Jum’s focus lies in effective and authentic communication and the role it plays in success and leadership within the workplace.

An experienced television reporter and presenter in Australia and the UK, Jum utilises his skills to deliver interactive sessions with enthusiasm, designing activities for your graduates in order to develop both their individual and collaborative skills.

As Manager of our Graduate Development Programs, Jum is the ‘go to’ person to design your program aligned to your corporate values and tailored to the needs of your graduates, supported by the expertise of our comprehensive team of facilitators!

Justin Fay

Justin is experienced student recruitment (graduate, internship and apprenticeship recruiter) with several years end-to-end experience in planning and executing recruitment campaigns in Australia and overseas. His sector experience including Banking, Professional Services, Engineering & Utilities.

He is highly experienced in recruitment process management, designing candidate attraction campaigns, stakeholder relations and early-engagement initiatives which support organisations in achieving their talent ambitions. Justin has a keen eye for detail and enjoys driving efficiencies in recruitment processes, measuring the success of recruitment campaigns and seeking ways to drive a positive candidate experience.

Outside of work Justin enjoys travel and is currently completing his assessment to become a spinning instructor.

Senaya Krishnan

Senaya has over 10+ years in the early talent industry, with global experience designing, delivering and managing graduate, intern and vacation programs.

Senaya specialises in the strategy behind building new early talent programs and uplifting current programs.

Senaya has served as a board and committee member of the Australian Association of Graduate Employers, currently on the Deakin University Advisory Board and a regular speaker at Early Talent events.

Senaya is interested in how technology can interact with the talent industry- be it artificial intelligence, robotics, smarter reporting or tools to make life easier for those running programs. Passionate about making a difference in the experience and development of early talent, she looks forward to working with you.

Lana Roberts

Lana has joined the Fusion Family after working in various roles within HR and the Recruitment Industry in the areas of Construction, Education, Property and IT. She is highly experienced in recruitment process management, project coordination and customer relationships.

Lana has joined the Fusion Family after working in various roles within HR and the Recruitment Industry in the areas of Construction, Education, Property and IT. She is highly experienced in recruitment process management, project coordination and customer relationships.

With a sound understanding of customer needs, Lana leverages her extensive experience to deliver high quality recruitment outcomes.
Lana is excited to bring her passion, expertise and enthusiasm to the graduate recruitment industry and looks forward to interacting with you over a glass of wine.

Sophie Upton

Recently transitioning from an intern to graduate, Sophie brings a fresh and insightful perspective to the graduate recruitment industry.

She aspires to leverage this knowledge and further explore the recruitment and development process with a strong focus on candidate engagement and experience.

Sophie takes pride in her ability to manage stakeholders and demonstrates flexibility in her approach to tasks. Motivated to excel in the industry, Sophie is excited to bring her passion and enhance her understanding of the graduate recruitment and development industry.

Samuel Hibbert

Sam graduated from college in the US with a Bachelor of Science in Sport and Business Management in 2017.

With a strong sporting background he has transferred the skills already in learnt in sport into the graduate recruitment and development industry. Sam is passionate about understanding what motivates graduates and how to identify and develop the talent across a broad range of industries.

Sam gets his energy from interacting with diverse people from a range of backgrounds. A native of England, he has also lived in America and Australia and is motivated to bring diverse nationalities and cultures together and as such has a strong focus on diversity and inclusion.

Cheryle Walker

Cheryle Walker is an entrepreneurial learning designer and change leader.

She is recognised for positively impacting learning culture within some of Australia’s largest organisations and heading up digital learning strategies that meet operational needs.

A valuable understanding of current and emerging technologies for learning enables Cheryle to design and deliver personalised, social and collaborative development experiences for graduates.

Globally known for her excellence in virtual classroom design and facilitation, Cheryle leads a digital learning community on LinkedIn.

Simon Wilton

Graduate expertise:
Presentation skills, First impressions and Personal Brand

Simon is a professional actor in Theatre, Television and Film, and uses this talent to complement his program delivery to ensure a fun and memorable learning experience

Cathy James

Cathy is an experienced and award-winning Learning & Development professional, with a strong background in instructional design, onboarding, capability development and facilitation.

Cathy has a passion for the graduate industry and has coordinated a number of early talent programs in her career, including an award-winning Internship Program. She particularly enjoys supporting young professionals and empowering them to succeed.

With a focus on learner engagement, Cathy is excited to deliver programs that not only support learning outcomes but also meet the expectations of stakeholders.

Teresa Barclay

Program Customisation, DISC, High Performing Teams, Managing Up, Change & Resilience, Influencing Skills, Induction and Transitioning to work life

Teresa is an accomplished and insightful facilitator and performance coach with over 15 years’ experience and is DISC qualified. Teresa is committed to working with graduates and organisations to optimise their ability to become future leaders. Her enthusiastic approach for this field has proven to be the perfect fit for the graduate market, and she has developed and delivered ground breaking graduate development programs for many top organisations across Australia.