Our team

Passionate about your success

Ian Hamilton

Managing Director and Consultant

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As Managing Director of Carroll Consulting, Ian Hamilton has led the development of a unique and rigorous culture-fit process for nearly three decades. Ian is an advocate for the capacity of culture-fit human resources planning and recruitment to create significant, measurable and long-term value for organisations while playing a key role in minimising the risk of poor hires. He has a reputation for challenging the critical factors that drive business success, particularly with owners and leaders around their most vital asset of people.

Ian offers nearly 30 years’ experience, is a Fellow of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA) and is a Certified Master Practitioner in the American Top Grading process. Ian’s focus is developing and leading his specialist team as trusted advisors who are deeply skilled in Carroll Consulting’s unique approach to culture-fit recruitment. He also continues to support organisations in a diverse range of sectors, with a growing focus on, and passion for, recruiting and coaching in the community and social services sectors. In addition to expert consulting services, he also offers bespoke Real Recruitment™ training, drawing on his depth of expertise to upskill clients and help them strengthen their in-house recruitment practices.

Andrew Hill

Senior Consultant

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Andrew has a passion for understanding his clients’ businesses, the issues and opportunities they face, and connecting them with people who are aligned to their vision. With more than 18 years’ experience in recruitment and operational management roles, he brings a depth of insight into the drivers of effective workplaces and engaged people. Andrew’s natural curiosity, together with Carroll Consulting’s unique model of cultural and behaviourally aligned recruitment make a powerful combination.

Andrew has proven expertise in recruiting for management, operational and supply chain roles, particularly in the food, agriculture and rural industries sectors. He has successfully tackled difficult-to-fill roles, often in interstate locations. This has created a vast foundation of potential candidates, contacts and networks that help him identify and source a range of candidates. His focus on working with owners and other key stakeholders to deeply understand the drivers of culture fit in a business has underpinned his reputation as a trusted advisor. His desire to help organisations and individuals achieve lasting value has positioned him with numerous businesses as a valuable partner in any recruitment process.

Raniah Knapp

Recruitment Resourcer/Administrator
BA (Com Des)

07 3833 6206


Raniah has more than 16 years’ experience in recruitment as well as learning and development organisations. She has worked with leading national and international organisations in London and Brisbane. Raniah is a skilled business support manager and administrator with an innate capacity to source candidates using Carroll Consulting’s culturally-aligned recruitment approach. Her frontline experience in recruitment and supporting the development and implementation of training programs give her extensive insight into the drivers that influence an effective fit between people and organisations.

Raniah is committed to ensuring the business has the resources needed to successfully operate, supported by her strong customer service orientation and business acumen. Her ability to build rapport with clients and candidates underpins the smooth running of day-to-day operations. Raniah’s thorough working knowledge of Carroll Consulting’s recruitment processes enables her to keep the business in step with client and candidate expectations, and resource at the highest levels. She is invaluable at coordinating a highly active business calendar and supports consultants in everything from client and candidate reporting to psychometric testing administration to event and database management.