Lee‑Martin Seymour is a co‑founder of Xref. He has 20 years recruitment experience across many geographic and market sectors.
For 13 years Lee worked for one of the world’s largest specialist recruitment companies. As a result he understands the demands of the employment market and is passionate about pioneering positive change for the long term.
As a serial entrepreneur Lee has identified and successfully leveraged market opportunities to aid innovation in the employment sector.
Recognised for her ability to bridge the gap between IT and business, Sharon has a rich history of program management in both delivery and operational environments. She has developed excellent leadership skills and expertise in managing diverse teams while providing motivation and strategic vision.
Prior to joining Xref, Sharon spent over a year as director of the project management office at the Ivy College in Sydney, earlier she was a major corporate client manager at Sqware Peg, and also a IT&T Project Manager for recruitment specialists Hays.
James is a chartered accountant (FCA) with over 20 years of experience within the accounting & corporate finance industry.
He has held various roles within the sector and has positioned himself as a leader in the accounting technology space bringing with him to Xref over 4 years of experience as Xero Australia’s Head of Accounting.
A successful entrepreneur in his own right James has a deep understanding of the need to find a balance between investing for growth whilst maintaining strong corporate governance processes across the business.
Brad Rosser is a business builder and entrepreneur who worked for McKinsey and Co from 1992 to 1995 before working directly for Richard Branson as Director of Corporate Development for Virgin from 1995 to 1999, helping to identify and implement start-up businesses.
He holds an MBA from Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Western Australia.
Nigel Heap is the UK Ireland Managing Director, and Chairman of the Asia Pacific business, of Hays plc, the leading global professional recruitment group, and a member of the group's management board.
He joined Hays in 1988 and over the last 20 years has successfully led the growth of the Asia‑Pacific business.
He has completed INSEAD's Advanced Management Program and holds a Bachelor of Laws from Manchester University.
Robert has more than 40 years of experience in financial and corporate roles, including more than 25 years in company secretarial roles for ASX‑listed companies.
He is a director of Oakhill Hamilton Pty Ltd, a company that provides secretarial and corporate advisory services to a range of listed and unlisted companies.
He is also the Company Secretary of three other ASX‑listed companies.