Our Head Office Team


Rhiannon Dempsey

Rhiannon is the national manager of the Noventus and Citadel People recruitment businesses. She has 20 years’ experience in the recruitment industry.

Prior to her time with Noventus, Rhiannon held senior management positions in several large recruitment companies.

This included a Director level position with Greythorn Queensland and Hong Kong where she led the IT recruitment practice across APAC, and across the government, financial services and commerce sectors.

She also held a Divisional Manager position at Manpower.


Steve Karagiannis

Steve has been with Noventus since 2011. Starting off as an HR Manager, he moved to the role of Enterprise Account Manager in 2018. He has over 11 years’ experience in the Human Resources Industry.

He started his career at Hudson in the IT practice, specialising in the software and infrastructure needs of clients based in Melbourne’s South East.

Steve has a passion for emotional resilience and effective communication styles.

He is Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trained.


Paul Camilleri​

Paul Camilleri is a mechanical engineer with significant experience in Defence projects in the areas of stress and fatigue testing on various aircraft. Paul has current experience in sales of transparent armour, coatings and sealants globally and is now applying his broad industry experience as the Defence Account Manager.

Paul brings excellent communication, negotiation skills and stakeholder management to the team. 

The aforementioned skills combined with an engineering background to ensure technical resourcing requirements are converted into quality candidates to work on major Defence projects.


Marlee Jackson-Campbell

Marlee has a background within hospitality, telecommunications and recruitment. She has been with Noventus since October 2016 as our Recruitment Officer and more recently as a Defence Account Manager.

Prior to her role with Noventus, Marlee spent 5 years working in the telecommunications domain for Telstra and Optus. She also worked for the Australian Defence Force as an in-house recruiter and social media community officer.

Marlee is an avid AFL fan, following the Richmond Tigers. She is also an animal lover with two fur babies at home: Thor (dog) and Tilly (cat).

She is currently on maternity leave with her (non-fur) baby.


Paul Smith

Paul comes from a 20 year Army career with subsequent IT Project Management and Defence Customer relationship management appointments. 

Prior to joining Noventus Paul headed up an organisation for 16 years assisting ADF members in their career transition. 

He understands the nuances of a military career, operating with high security clearance environments and how they can help industry when utilised effectively. 

He is also passionate about helping people into the right career, not just any career.


Sejal Cheema

Sejal Cheema, an APSCo Australia – Certified Recruitment Professional, has 7 years of experience within recruitment in Australia and in India.

She has supported national and international clientele, specializing in permanent and contractual roles in the ICT and Engineering domains.

During her time as a recruiter, she has worked with clients across various verticals like Telecom, Finance, Government (State/Federal) and Defence.