Meet the Team

"We make career dreams happen for great people" Will Allan

Advisors

Greg Will: Advisor - Economics, Accounting & Finance (MQU), Australian Institute Company Directors - Post Graduate, Role of Chairman, Corporate Governance, Institute Chartered Accountants Post Graduate - Chartered Accounting

Richard Lazar: Consultant - CEO Professional Public Relations (PPR), Bachelor of Economics (U.SYD), Fellow Public Relations Institute of Australia
 
Chris Russell: Consultant - Bachelor of Science, Majoring in Agriculture, Ruminant Nutrition (U.SYD), Chairman Federal Ethics Committee and Compliance Tribunal at Australian

 

Simone Allan

Simone Allan

Director

Simone Allan established Mondo Search in 1998 recognising a need to bring new talent to the ever growing and exciting global consumer sector. Simone has an extensive background in executive recruitment and business development and is passionate about assisting people achieve their career goals and dreams.

Passions - Making magnificent Moments at Mondo Search, maximising my best moments with my family - trying to keep one step ahead of my active two sons Harrison and Will and making time on my yoga mat each day.

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Steve Bianchini

General Manager

Steve Bianchini is General Manager of the Mondo Search Group. He has had an extensive background in franchising, having previously developed the FranchiseMart brand as CEO. Steve has strong connections throughout the franchise, retail and direct selling sectors.

Passions - Life's more fun when you say YES! Love our Team here at Mondo, running marathons and playing in the over 45's Soccer League...oh yes and helping you become more successful!

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Carmela Altadonna

Carmela Altadonna

Principal Consultant

Carmela Altadonna is a principal consultant with Mondo Search specialising in Consumer Goods/FMCG, Entertainment, Hospitality and Tourism, Wine, Liquor and Beverages. She has had an extensive background in the Entertainment, Hospitality and Tourism Industries.

Passions - Swimming in the ocean, my two cats,cooking, eating, drinking wine and finding great talent.

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Miriam Cobby

Miriam Cobby

Principal Consultant 

With a diverse background in hospitality and customer service, Miriam joins Mondo Search as Principal Consultant.  Miriam has a passion for building strong and long lasting candidate and client relationships.

Passions  - It's all about connecting and going that extra mile. I love working with a great team where everyone works together and towards a similar goal.

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Mark Bloodworth

Mark Bloodworth

Principal Consultant (VIC)

Mark Bloodworth has joined Mondo Search to manage our Victorian office. Mark has a wealth of experience in recruitment and coaching and has placed many senior executives across various industries.

Passions - “I believe that people are the lifeblood of a business. My passions are good health, my family and building long term sustainable relationships with valued clients. 

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Alvin Shin

Consultant – Asia

Alvin has brought with him more than twenty years of experience and expertise in the areas of information technology, digital media, sales and marketing, marcomms and FMCG for multi-national corporations and agencies.

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Vanessa Clarke

Operations & Marketing Manager

Vanessa Clarke is the Operations & Marketing Manager for Mondo Search. She has a background in media marketing and publishing and in her role at Mondo she manages all operations, finances, planning and marketing activities.

Passions - Health and wellbeing, developing natural skincare products, travel, films and interior decorating. 

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Annie Knappstein

Associate – South Australia

Annie joins Mondo Search as our associate in South Australia. She brings considerable experience in the wine industry, including 25 years experience in family and public wine businesses. She has extensive experience in Management, Human Resources, Finance, Marketing and Public Relations, International Sales and Distribution, Customer Relationship Management, and a strong knowledge of Vineyard Operations and Management.

Passions - adventure, travel, philanthropic work, learning, wine, food, family and friends.

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