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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Theresa Provost
Talent Acquisition Specialist - Administration & Marketing

Theresa studied Business Administration in the USA and project and programme management in Australia. She spent 5+ years working on private luxury yachts throughout Europe and America, working for some of the world’s elite and famous clientele. Theresa relocated to Australia and moved into a client facing role for a high-end Landscaping Firm in Melbourne and Mornington.

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Chrissyn Avramidis
Talent Acquisition Specialist - Temp Roles

Chrissyn discovered her passion for recruitment during her 8 years in various roles within the electricity industry. Here her experience in learning and development, onboarding, people management and stakeholder relations grew. Now studying Human Resources Management at RMIT, Chrissyn brings her love for all things people to the team.

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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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Lindsey Leigh Hobson
Marketing Manager

Lindsey has over 7 years experience in Marketing, Sales and Business Development in the manufacturing and health industries. With a keen interest and passion for coaching and events management, Lindsey thrives on building strong working relationships and working with our clients to add value to their business.

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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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