leadership team

Business partners Clare Turner and Rachel Cornwall share a lot in common. Both are known for their finely tuned people skills, commercial focus, straight-up approach, and an integrity and passion greater than most when it comes to recruitment.  Their client commitment and commercial nous has secured Red Consulting Group’s place as a recognised leader in the recruitment landscape of New Zealand.


Clare Turner

Founder, Consultant and Managing Director, Auckland based

Clare is well-known and highly regarded in recruitment throughout New Zealand. She established Red Consulting Group in 2003 and continues to lead the Auckland team. Armed with over 20 years of HR and recruitment expertise, Clare has a huge breadth of professional experience and expertise in recruitment, HR and management in the corporate and private sectors in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Although Clare has become a specialist in her executive search capacity, she still remains hands-on and is involved in recruiting for roles at all levels of business.  Dealing with Clare means you will be benefiting from the wealth of experience, and the extensive knowledge that comes from a top drawer recruiter who has lead the appointment of many significant New Zealand roles.


Auckland team (09) 366 7662

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Rachel Cornwall

Consultant and Managing Director, Hawke's Bay based

Rachel joined the business in 2003 and within two years launched Red Consulting Group in Hawke’s Bay. An Otago PhysEd and Commerce grad, Rachel has also completed ongoing postgraduate studies through Massey University. Prior to recruitment her corporate career spanned programme management, business development, sales and marketing strategy. As with Clare, Rachel brings a very strong people-focused approach and a strategic commercial acumen that shines in the recruitment sector. Nestled in sunny Hawke’s Bay, Rachel has developed a particularly strong knowledge of the primary, agribusiness and infrastructure sector. Executive search dominates the majority of Rachel’s work but as with all in the red team, recruits across all levels of business.


Hawke's Bay team (06) 877 6637