Select Recruitment

Our People

Gareth Simpson

Business Manager

Gareth is an operational and strategic recruitment professional, with a proven track record in training and people management. His focus is on delivering an exceptionally high standard of service to both clients and candidates.

Responsible for delivering permanent and temporary recruitment solutions, Gareth ensures his teams' approach is tailored to your requirements and timescales.


027 577 3216
gareth.simpson@select.co.nz

Helen Duffy

Managing Consultant

Helen has been a part of the Select Team since 2002. Her focus is systems, IT and compliance including health and safety administration and the office manager. Ensuring that our candidates are safe at work is integral to our business, and Helen approaches this with a practical approach and strong attention to detail. Helen has an in-depth working knowledge of our people, our systems and our business; and in particular, what separates us from competitors.


03 477 0873
helen.duffy@select.co.nz

Jane Bardwell

Commercial Temp Consultant

Jane has an extensive background in office administration, call centre and debt collection management.  Assessing people has always been her strong suit and this allows Jane to select the ideal candidate for your needs. Jane is passionate for delivering recruitment solutions for both permanent and temporary white collar administrative and managerial roles and would love to get her passion and experience working to find the right person first time.


021 409 025
jane.bardwell@select.co.nz

Wendy McMillan

Payroll and Office Administrator

Wendy’s role as Administrative Assistant provides valuable support across all divisions of the business. Wendy has extensive experience in financial banking and customer services roles which have provided her with great attention to detail and a systems orientation. Her willingness and drive to assist our business ensures information is accurate and readily available, so that we can promptly place great candidates.


03 477 0873
wendy.mcmillan@select.co.nz

Danika Gilbert

Administration Support

She has a vast array of experience including customer service, administration and sales. She is also a proficient ballet and jazz dancer and has recently completed her Bachelor of Applied Arts.  Danika brings with her enthusiasm for the recruitment industry and is excited to establish herself as an integral part of the Select team. Danika will use her skills to support both candidates and clients in a warm, caring and professional manner.


03 477 0873
danika.gilbert@select.co.nz

Nicola Darling

Recruitment Consultant - Industrial

Nicola has 3 years recruitment experience with Select and AWF prior to which Nicola spent 20 year in the motor Industry in Sales & Finance. A busy mum of two teenage daughters who also recently completed a BA of Applied Management as she has a keen interest in furthering knowledge in Human resources & Employment Law.

Nicola builds long lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with her candidates and clients to ensure Select recruitment provide the best possible outcome for our clients.


021 197 3221
nicola.darling@select.co.nz

Sophie Gibson-Pinn

Recruitment Consultant – Industrial

Sophie has a Masters in Zoology and comes from a Project Management and Sales background in the Agricultural Sector. She has a proven track record for building strong client relationships and delivering high-quality outcomes. As a qualified HSR, Sophie is passionate about Health & Safety in the workplace. Sophie provides a client-focused approach and her vast experience in client management will enable her to fit the right person for your role.


027 558 8342
sophie.gibson-pinn@select.co.nz

Lisa Lamb

Candidate Consultant

Lisa has come to Select in January 2021 with a background in Administration and Customer Service.  Lisa has spent a large part of her working career in the tourism sector and enjoyed meeting people from all around the world.  Outside of work Lisa spends most calm days fishing for Blue Cod, enjoys most sports especially cricket and F1 and has just taken up golf.  Her youngest son Raikkon is named after an F1 driver Kimi Raikkonen, that’s true dedication.  Lisa will light up our team with her smiling face, professional approach and winning personality.


03 477 0873
reception@select.co.nz

Phillipa Smith

Recruitment Consultant

Phillipa has an extensive sales career across several market sectors including recruitment, media, advertising, residential property and commercial leasing. She is passionate about connecting with businesses and brings to Select Recruitment a diverse network of contacts and professional connections.

Her belief in empowering organisations through presenting the most capable and professional candidates keeps her motivated. She genuinely believes that collaboration for mutually beneficial outcomes is the best way forward.


phillipa.smith@select.co.nz