Echelon Group
Echelon Group is a cluster of Human Resources and Business Consulting specialists and professionals who work closely with clients, understanding their business objectives and drivers to deliver tailored solutions, utilising Echelon Group’s knowledge and networks to provide leverage. The guiding principal is People, Enterprise and Success.

The Echelon Group provides a range of services in the areas of Recruitment, Executive Contracting, Organisational Development, Staff Performance Management Systems, Corporate Recruitment System Implementation and General Business Consulting.


Maximising board, chair and CEO effectiveness:
1. Governance advice and reviews;
2. Training for boards and directors;
3. Director, Board and CEO evaluations;
4. Premier New Zealand partner of Board Benchmarking world-leading benchmarked Board Evaluations

Richard Westlake is Director of Wellington-based Westlake Governance, now recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading advisers in corporate governance, governance structures and board-management relationships. He works with the boards and CEOs of a wide variety of companies in the private and public sectors.

He is also acknowledged as an authority on governance in several other types of organisation, including District Health Boards, other Crown Entities, a range of not-for-profit structures and Local Government Bodies.

Executive Appointments
Established in 1985, Executive Appointments is one of New Zealand’s leading senior level search and recruitment companies.

Executive Appointments has offices in Auckland and Wellington and also works closely with overseas associates in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

Thornton Consulting

Search & Selection
United Kingdom.


Useful Links

The below links may be of value to ex-pat Executives returning or those considering a move of home and career to New Zealand.

New Zealand Information

New Zealand Immigration

Tourism New Zealand

Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand Government Directory

New Zealand’s National Business Review Publication

New Zealand Institute of Directors

New Zealand Institute of Management & Leadership

New Zealand Real Estate

New Zealand on-line maps

New Zealand Relocation and Resettlement Specialists

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