Our Head Office Team


Rhiannon Dempsey

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

Prior to commencing with Noventus, Rhiannon held senior management positions in recruitment firms in Queensland and Hong Kong, including a Director level position where she led the IT recruitment practice for government, financial services and commerce sectors across the APAC region.


Steve Karagiannis

Steve has over 11 years experience in the human resources and recruitment industry and has been with Noventus since 2011. Commencing as Noventus’ human resources manager, Steve made the transition into his current role as Enterprise Account Manager in 2018. 

Prior to commencing with Noventus, Steve has held appointments in national IT recruitment firms, specialising in provision of software, services and infrastructure.


Paul Camilleri​

Paul Camilleri is a mechanical engineer with significant experience on Defence aviation projects in the areas of stress and fatigue testing. 

Prior to joining Noventus, Paul had experience in the transparent armour, coatings and sealants industry, and is now applying his engineering and defence industry expertise to finding and providing specialist capability to support major Defence projects.


Marlee Jackson-Campbell

Marlee has a background in hospitality, telecommunications and Defence recruitment and has been a member of the Noventus team since 2016.

Prior to joining Noventus, Marlee spent five years working with large telecommunications companies and the Department of Defence specialising in social media and community relations. 


Paul Smith

Paul came to Noventus following a career with the Australian Defence Force. Since leaving the ADF, Paul has undertaken IT Project Management and Defence Customer Relationship Management appointments. 

With over two decades of Defence and personnel management experience, Paul understands the requirement to find the right people, with the right skills and the right security-clearance to successfully service government and defence industry clients. 


Sejal Cheema

Sejal Cheema, an APSCo Australia – Certified Recruitment Professional, has been with Noventus since 2020 and has over seven years experience in the recruitment industry. 

Prior to joining Noventus, Sejal has supported domestic and international clients, specialising in permanent and contract placements for ICT and specialist engineering roles across telecommunications, finance, government and defence industry sectors.