Key People

Our recruiting specialists, each with a distinct style and skill-set, have invaluable hands-on experience in the fashion & retail sector.

For every assignment we allocate a dedicated Lead Recruitment Consultant, an Assistant Recruitment Consultant and provide extensive Head Office support for marketing, advertising, social media and general administration.

Our team works tirelessly alongside the employer providing guidance and management for each step of the recruitment cycle, from the development of the position description through to candidate selection.

  • Gabrielle Bate

    Partner + Global Recruitment Consultant

    With over 15 years experience in fashion nationally, Gabrielle leads the Fashionpeople team of retail and fashion recruitment professionals. She has held previous positions as Head of Merchandise and Buying Manager across some of Australia’s largest apparel and accessories brands. By using her extensive knowledge across all aspects of the retail and fashion industry, Gabrielle is committed to achieving a successful outcome for Fashionpeople’s candidates and clients. Gabrielle is based in Sydney and works on local, national and international recruitment assignments.

  • Susan Caldwell

    Global Recruitment Consultant

    Susan has over 28 years experience within the fashion industry within Europe, UK, Australia and Asia including Head of Innovation and R&D and Product Coordination Manager with Hanes Australasia (formerly Pacific Brands),Fabric Manager, Just Group and other executive roles with Country Road, Dewhirst Group (UK) and Levi Strauss (Belgium). Filling roles with the absolute best people is the key focus of Susan’s role. Susan is based in Sydney and works on local, national and international recruitment assignments.

  • Robert McMurtrie


    With a distinguished recruitment career spanning over 22 years, Robert has assisted thousands of employers to fill entry level to executive roles throughout Australia, New Zealand and internationally. As the Founder of the People Recruitment Group Robert continues to support the Consultant team to ensure Fashionpeople recruits extraordinary talent for our clients.

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