Meet the team

Vanessa Fajnkind
CEO

Brook recruitment was founded in 2006 to offer businesses a more personal and holistic approach to recruitment. I wanted to develop a full-service recruitment agency that could be at the cutting-edge of recruitment for Property, Construction and Professional service businesses.

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Stephanie Reategui
Talent Acquisition Specialist - Accounting, Finance & Legal

Stephanie joined Brook Recruitment after working in Real Estate both in Australia and the US for several years. Working across every facet of the business gave her an excellent firsthand experience in property management, including marketing, finance, client relationship building and public relations.

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Lucy Chapman
Talent Acquisition Specialist - Property, Construction & HR

Lucy is originally from New Zealand, she moved to Melbourne after completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, minoring in Psychology. Lucy joined the Brook team after working in Retail Training and Operations Management for several years. She is passionate about people, recruitment, stakeholder engagement and Human Resources.

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Adriana Compasso
Talent Acquisition Specialist - Temp Roles, Admin & Marketing

Adriana started her career working for two large international manufacturers in Customer Service, eventually moving into an Operations and project management role where she managed relationships with stakeholders. Adriana utilises her strong interpersonal skills to help candidates and clients find their perfect match.

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Simone Hayman
Client Acquisition Manager

Simone Hayman has had an impressive career. Working for Gucci Australia for 7 years and in various other marketing and client relationship roles that have seen her work with the likes of Cindy Crawford and host events for the Israeli Philharmonic.

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Christina Paleologos
Marketing Manager

Christina is a dynamic, results-driven marketing professional with over ten years experience in CRM and digital marketing. She has a strong background and passion for marketing and has worked for some of Australia’s leading companies in the financial services, fashion retail and beauty sectors.

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Suzanne Sarkis
Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist

Suzanne is a recognised leader in Digital Marketing and Social Media within the Professional Services Industry. Over the last 10+ years, Suzanne has worked with some of Melbourne’s premium brands to embrace the ever-changing digital landscape and harness technological trends to transform small to large organisations into market leaders.

Deborah Lisle
Finance and Account Manager

Deborah Lisle is a qualified chartered accountant and Registered BAS agent with over 20 years’ finance and accounting experience across a range of industries and different sized businesses. Six years ago Deborah was one of the industry pioneers to embrace the class leading cloud accounting software Xero. This gives you genuine insight into the type of perceptive thinking Deborah is known for.


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