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Janice Gobey

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Janice Gobey

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

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