Customise Talent, New Zealand owned and operated, is an innovative & unique recruitment business. Our Partners are a team of individual business owners who aspire to deliver exceptional service to both our clients and candidates. We pride ourselves on having formed many long-standing partnerships, based on trust, transparency & professionalism.

We offer our clients a range of recruitment solutions from talent resourcing and executive search, across a broad range of disciplines to RPO on site solutions.


Michael Viner

Owner & Managing Director

Rachel Clayton

Partner | Senior Sourcing Specialist

Melanie Hoffman

Partner | Senior Sourcing Specialist

Leanne Bell

Partner | Talent Acquisition Specialist

David Whitaker

Partner - Engineering Recruitment and HR Specialist

Thelma French

HR Consulting, Mediation & Resolution Specialist

Natalie Lorenzen

Partner | ICT Sourcing Specialist

Rob Frith

Partner | Senior Sourcing Specialist

Johnny Robinson


Andrea Harris

Partner & Client Support

April Ventilacion

Partner Support

Lynlee Wilson

Registered Organisational Psychologist / Auckland Assessments


David is an experienced recruiter. He is collaborative, easy to work with, and he assesses people well in terms of business fit and capability. I like the fact he is prepared to reject rather than force a candidate. These key attributes are why I directly requested he look after our recruitment.

Tim Hayes | Head of Finance