BComm (HRM), MIRHRM, CAHRI
Damian is Human Resource practitioner with over 30 years’ experience in various roles across industries as diverse as Government, Mining, Aviation and International inter-governmental organisations.
He holds a Masters in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from Sydney University as well as a Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University. Damian is also a certified member of the HR professional association, the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).
Having spent time a different administrative and managerial roles, Damian’s interest in Human Resources began when he was employed in the Aviation sector where he worked for Qantas Airways in roles as diverse as Human Resources, Payroll as well as working closely with Airport management in Business Analyst roles. In 2011 Damian relocated to London, working in the inter-governmental sphere with the Commonwealth Secretariat where he delivered support to the organisation as a Human Resources Business Partner providing technical input to the various divisions of the Secretariat. In 2013 Damian became the Head of Human Resources Operations with the Secretariat where he was responsible for the management of a team of HR professionals delivering HR services to the organisation. Damian was also able to further develop in the area of HR Policy formulation which is an area he is particularly passionate about.
Following the completion of his contract in 2017, Damian has returned to his home State of Queensland and is now managing the Human Resources element of IMS and the associated businesses. Damian’s extensive experience gained from a broad range of industries in Australia and the United Kingdom mean that he is able to provide professional advice on cutting edge Human Resource Management initiatives.