Simone Allan

Director / Founder

Simone graduated from Sydney University, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Psychology/ Social Policy & Administration and a Post-Graduate in Human Resources. Simone commenced a career in Sales and held a myriad of roles including National Training Manager and Business Unit Manager. A highlight was presenting consumer products on a regular TV Channel.

Simone’s interests in Psychology and Human Resource led her to join the recruitment industry in 1994. In July 1998, Simone recognised an enormous need for a Specialised Recruitment and Human Resource Consultancy, providing a service more holistic and building long term relationships with clients. Many of her clients have worked with her for over 2 decades.

Simone has been leading her recruitment consultancy for over 24 years,  placing over 2800 key Senior Contract and Permanent Executives including Chairs; Non-Executive Directors. Managing Directors, National Sales Managers, Marketing Directors, Brand Managers, Finance and Technical. Many case studies of large scale recruitment campaigns can be supplied.

Mondo Search is a part of a global Executive Search Alliance, IMSA, ranked in the global 40 of the leading Executive Search providers worldwide with 47 offices around Asia, US and Europe and fast access to qualified and validated local talent around the globe.

Simone is a tenured Female member of the Sydney Chapter of EO (Entrepreneurs Organisation), past EO Board Member, NSW Director of Lived Experience Australia, and the First Student ever elected to the School Council of Barker College. She also set up and ran the first Barker College Mentor Program to engage the old school Alumni.

Mostly Simone enjoys spending time with her family on the beach, in the surf, yoga, reading, cooking, travelling and entertaining.