Michael Loche – General Manager

With 17 years experience in the recruitment industry specialising in Telecommunications, Engineering, Sales, Transport, Maintenance and Manufacturing sectors. Michael prides himself on taking an honest and reliable approach to his work. This has formed the foundation of his success and is the basis of Michael’s strong industry reputation among clients and candidates.

As General Manager of Innovative Recruitment, his knowledge and ability to provide solutions across many sectors has given him the confidence that continues to transform and provide the highest quality service for all parties concerned.


Annette Crawford – Human Resources Manager

“My thoughtful and analytical style combined with my depth of experience, business focus and interpersonal approach, lead to the implementation of HR initiatives that work. I’m a team player and my objective is to build high quality relationships at all levels of the firm.” 

Annette is the day to day contact for all HR issues and liaises with our clients,  staff, partners and managers on all HR matters. She is an experienced Human Resources Manager, with expertise in both operational and strategic human resources. Her expertise covers human resources management, recruitment and development, project management, employee engagement, key stakeholder management, change management, organisation design and performance management.

Annette is also responsible for managing Innovative’s induction program and ensures our program remains best practice.


Tom Gray – Senior Consultant

Tom has been in the recruitment industry for over 15 years, starting as an Industrial Consultant placing permanent staff and running a busy temp desk. He has been an account manager for the last 7 years, Tom takes a very hands on approach, developing a strong appreciation of his client’s needs and creating a solid partnership through this .

Prior to working in the recruitment industry, Tom worked in operations and production management positions with several national companies.


Jordan Connerton – Recruitment Consultant

Jordan has recently joined us from England after a previous stint in Australia. Jordan has extensive experience in recruitment and payroll, and has been working in the industry in Australia & England for the past 5 years.

Prior to working in Recruitment, Jordan was a professional footballer in England.


Elma Kurti – Accountant (CPA)

Elma is the organization’s accountant and has over 15 years experience in the provision of business and taxation advice. Elma is known for being highly organised, passionate and committed to assisting the organisation achieve their goals.

Prior to working at Innovative Recruitment, Elma worked for a mid-tier accounting firm for over 9 years where she worked on clients across many industries and gained an abundance of knowledge on all matters of accounting and taxation.