Talent Search & Selection,

People Growth and Organisational Improvement across the Pacific

How can we help you?

Recruitment & Talent

Pacific People Solutions core business is recruitment for the Mining, Utilities, Energy and Manufacturing sectors

Learning & Development

Pacific People Solutions develop and deliver solutions that provide opportunities for people to grow within an organisational context

Consulting & Support

Pacific People Solutions assist our clients with finding practical solutions to address concerns that they may be having with their organisation effectiveness

Assessment & Profiling

Pacific People Solutions registered organisational psychologists can provide psychometric assessments from a wide array of publishers

Employee Assistance PNG

Pacific Pacific Solutions and CC Pacific offer confidential and culturally sensitive Employee Assistance counselling in PNG delivered by Papua New Guineans.

Who we are

Our team have extensive experience in the identification and matching talent for careers in mining, energy, utilities and manufacturing sectors.

Our People

We employ professional time-served consultants. Our people understand your sector and possess the maturity to manage any potential challenges. We have a track record of providing best practice, tailored, management and organisational development solutions.

Our team actively engages with our networks, sharing information and collaborating with each other to ensure optimal outcomes for both clients and candidates. We continuously maintain our profile and knowledge in the industry by attending conferences specific to our sector focus.

Scott Roberts
Managing Director

Scott has 20 years Recruitment experience leading international Search and Selection firms focused on Mining, Utilities, Manufacturing and Oil and Gas sectors. He joined the recruitment industry after a 15 years in mining in Australia and Papua New Guinea. His mining role include an array of support, operational management and General Management positions. He has also had his own consultancy business and the focus for his consulting has been on the enhancement of Organisation and People performance. Scott is a Fellow of the Recruitment Consulting Staffing Association, a Member of the Australian Psychological Society, a Registered Psychologist and Vice President of the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council.

Alain Etchegaray

Alain has worked in Australia and in New Caledonia as trainer, recruiter, HR consultant & quality management auditor and manager of companies operating in the same fields in the last 25 years. His main focus is the design of tailored learning solutions to develop local competences in management and quality management .

Alain is a board member of the Australia Pacific Islands Business Council and the French Australian Chamber of Commerce – FACCI.

Jon White
Principal Consultant – Recruitment

With 20+ years’ experience recruiting across Europe, Australasia and Pacific, Jon specialises in sourcing and recruiting executive level and senior professional, operational and technical roles across all verticals within the resources, manufacturing and engineering sectors throughout Australia, PNG and Asia Pacific.

Ivan Lean
Principal Consultant – Organisational Development

Ivan is an AHPRA endorsed Organisational Psychologist with an interest that diverges into both clinical and organisational realms.

Having both the experiences in the employee assistance industry as well as in the organisational development consulting arena over the last decade; Ivan is able to bring balance into his practices by utilizing the precision of technical business management and combining it with the savoir-faire of treating organisations as a people. His interest gravitates towards leadership development, individual wellbeing and organisational performances and will comfortably venture into the use of unconventional solutions for his clients.

Margaret O'Malley
Principal Consultant – Recruitment


Margaret has 20+ years experience specialising in talent acquisition and executive search.  She has successfully completed confidential search assignments from Executive Leadership down to senior management and technical leadership roles across a range of functional disciplines including operations, projects, exploration, asset management, engineering, finance, and human resources (locally, nationally & internationally).


She has led a national research team and developed expertise in placing senior operational women in the areas of resources, energy and construction.


Margaret has a focus on increasing the diversity of senior leadership teams and is able to provide top tier clients with talent mapping across all level of roles whilst engaging with gender equality groups globally.


Throughout her career Margaret has developed strong networks via her voluntary positions with NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction), IWiM (International Women in Mining), IWIMRA (Indigenous Women in Mining & Resources Australia), WIS (Women in Safety) WIMARQ (Women in Mining & Resources Qld) and Women in Energy.

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