Core Values

Personable

We are committed to providing the highest standards when it comes to being honest, personable, and transparent with every individual that interacts with Novaris.

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Culture

We work to create a culture all employees can thrive in.

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DE&I

We pride ourselves on supporting an inclusive culture both at Novaris and for our clients.

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Success

Success is ingrained as a fundamental core value within Novaris. We uphold and prioritize the pursuit of achievement, continually striving for excellence in all our endeavours.

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About Novaris

Our mission at Novaris Search is simple. We are working to create a New Era for Executive Search.

We aim to build trusted and personable relationships, providing unparalleled solutions that empower individuals and organizations to thrive in an ever-evolving landscape.

Our Team

Meet the team at Novaris.

Olivia Banks

Managing Director

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Josh Kennington

Associate Director

Industrial & Healthcare

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Megan Mason

Associate Director

Scientific & Ingredients

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Imogen Odunston

Managing Consultant

Personal Care & Contract Manufacturing

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Greg Spruce

Client Manager - Australia

Healthcare

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Matthew Harris

Senior Business Consultant

Senior Living & Rehabilitation

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Lauren Arthur

Managing Consultant

Behavioural Health

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Jack Boyce

Senior Business Consultant

Testing, Inspection and Certification

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Louisa Grundy

Business Consultant

Nutra and Pharma Ingredients

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Ben Robinson

Business Consultant

Building Materials

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Dan Sellers

Business Consultant

Autism & IDD

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Aoibhinn Hogan

Business Consultant

Contract Manufacturing - Pharma & Nutra

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James Burke

Business Consultant

Packaging

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Rory Carter

Business Consultant

CASE

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Olivia Banks

Managing Director -

With over 7 years of executive recruiting experience focused primarily on Healthcare and Scientific markets, Olivia has an extensive network of connections and prides herself on building long lasting relationships with all clients and candidates.

Now as Managing Director at Novaris Search, Olivia is committed to supporting all consultants in reaching their full potential and building successful careers across a multitude of industries.

By combining extensive market knowledge, strong industry connections, and unwavering dedication, Novaris Search strives to deliver an unparalleled level of service to both candidates and clients.

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Josh Kennington

Associate Director - Industrial & Healthcare

Josh is an accomplished Associate Director with expertise in both the Industrial and Healthcare industries. Since starting his recruitment career in 2020, Josh has rapidly gained a deep understanding of various segments within these sectors, with a specific focus on Water Treatment Chemicals and Equipment.

His extensive knowledge enables him to cultivate strong relationships with candidates and organizations in these industries, consistently achieving successful placements and fostering long-lasting partnerships.

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Megan Mason

Associate Director - Scientific & Ingredients

Megan has been working within the Scientific and Ingredient industry for several years, leading teams across niche verticals of these industries.
Megan prides herself on building long lasting relationships with clients and candidates across the globe.

 

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Imogen Odunston

Managing Consultant - Personal Care & Contract Manufacturing

Imogen partners closely with organisations in the personal care and chemical ingredients market. She utilises her years of experience to develop strategic search strategies that ensure continuing successful placements for a diverse group of clients, ranging from Start-Ups and PE backed companies, to public & global organisations.

Imogen’s BA degree in International Business has allowed her to keep on top of market trends in the evolving industry, whilst developing an extensive global network full of well-developed relationships and trust.

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Greg Spruce

Client Manager - Australia - Healthcare

With 4+ years specialist recruiting experience within multiple Healthcare sectors including Ophthalmology & Optometry, Dental, Primary care and many others, Greg excels in delivering top talent to meet the dynamic and unique needs of Healthcare organisations.

As a Client Manager with exceptional headhunting skills, Greg’s key focus is to deeply understand client needs and deliver the solution in the form of the perfect candidate both in experience and culturally. This has allowed Greg to create and foster long-lasting and successful partnerships with clients.

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Matthew Harris

Senior Business Consultant - Senior Living & Rehabilitation

Matthew is an experienced Business consultant that works within the Senior Living and Rehabilitation Markets. Working globally, Matthew recruits from mid to C-suite level, recruiting candidates in across all functions.

Having an extensive understanding of the market and a growing network of candidates, Matthew prides himself on building prosperous and personable relationships with his clients and candidates.

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Lauren Arthur

Managing Consultant - Behavioural Health

Lauren is a specialist in the Behavioural Healthcare industry, focusing on all verticals related to mental health and addiction treatment.
As a Senior Business Consultant, she collaborates with leading organizations in these areas, serving as a trusted partner to numerous national, mid-size, and small/start-up behavioral health companies across the US. Lauren plays a crucial role in helping these companies secure top talent in the market.

In addition to her professional expertise, Lauren holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Therapy.

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Jack Boyce

Senior Business Consultant - Testing, Inspection and Certification

Jack is an experienced consultant within the Testing, Inspection and Certification space specialising within the industrial vertical. Jack has placed a diverse range of candidates across all business functions and seniorities.

Jack’s niche market focus has allowed him to become a specialist within his field and has developed an amazing network of industry specialists offering incredible knowledge and amazing opportunities.

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Louisa Grundy

Business Consultant - Nutra and Pharma Ingredients

As a Business Consultant at Novaris Search Louisas specialization is within the Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Ingredients industry.
Excelling in supporting startups, SMEs, and large international manufacturers in attracting and securing top-tier talent across the globe. With her deep market knowledge and an expanding network of industry candidates, Louisa is dedicated to understanding each clients unique needs ensuring she delivers highly skilled and motivated professionals to drive their success.

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Ben Robinson

Business Consultant - Building Materials

Ben is a Business Consultant at Novaris Search specialising in the global Building Materials industry. He is focused on supporting startups, SMES and large international developers in securing top, industry talent across the globe.

Having an extensive understanding of the market and a growing network of candidates, Ben prides himself on building prosperous and personable relationships with his clients and candidates.

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Dan Sellers

Business Consultant - Autism & IDD

Dan is a specialist head-hunter within the Autism and IDD space.

As a Business Consultant, he collaborates with leading organizations in these areas, serving as a trusted partner to numerous national, mid-size, and small/start-up behavioral health companies across the US. Dan plays a crucial role in helping these companies secure top talent in the market.

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Aoibhinn Hogan

Business Consultant - Contract Manufacturing - Pharma & Nutra

Aoibhinn specialises in the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical contract manufacturing sectors.
Aoibhinn merges knowledge from her Master’s degree in Nutrition with her business consultancy skills to build rapport and ensure successful placement of highly talented clients.

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James Burke

Business Consultant - Packaging

James is a Business Consultant at Novaris Search specialising in the global Packaging industry. He is focused on supporting startups, SMES and large international organisations in securing top industry talent from across the globe.

Trusted for his professionalism, meticulousness and experience, James takes pride in cultivating enduring relationships with all his clients.

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Rory Carter

Business Consultant - CASE

Rory is a Business Consultant at Novaris Search, specializing in the global Case Chemicals industry. He excels in assisting startups, SMEs, and large international developers in securing top-tier talent across the globe. With a deep understanding of the market and an ever-expanding network of candidates, Rory is committed to cultivating successful and personable relationships with his clients and candidates, ensuring their growth and success.

Olivia blends persistence with extreme pleasantry, insight with active listening, and it comes across so evidently that she cares about her clients. She is adept at finding placement solutions that work so well for both company clients and individual candidates.

I have worked with Imogen as she is a recruiter that helped me find a role that was a good fit. Imogen is excellent to work with and a great communicator. I always felt like I was in the loop when working with her, and she is transparent and direct. I would recommend working with Imogen if you get the chance to!

Josh was such a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend using him for your recruiting needs.

James was easy to deal with and was flexible with his time. Good communication, and I would definitely work with him again!