Phelpsgroup was founded in 1986. Over the course of 30 years in business, Phelpsgroup has honed both a solid set of professional values and a systemized approach to recruitment and career management.

Phelpsgroup is a boutique firm, yet our team consists of three partners and numerous senior consultants, who together have a deep understanding of the sectors we work in: Academic and Higher Education, Public Sector, Consumer, Financial, Health Services, Not-for-Profit, Technology and Infrastructure, Energy and Resources. In addition, the company also boasts specialized consultants, associates, research, and support staff well equipped to meet the unique needs of your organization.

Phelpsgroup currently has one of the highest retention rates on senior and executive talent searches in the industry at 99%. And two-thirds of our engagements are from repeat clients.

99% Retention

Phelpsgroup is proud of a 99% retention rate on all senior management recruitments, one of the highest retention rates on senior and executive talent searches in the industry. We are also proud that two-thirds of our engagements come from repeat and referred clients.



The Phelpsgroup team holds membership with the following local, national, and international associations.

Executive Search &

Phelpsgroup understands that placing a candidate into a leadership role on your team is a hugely important commitment, one that can seriously affect your short, medium and long term performance and success.

Career Transition &

We use a career transition model rooted in personally-driven processes to advance transition effectiveness for employers and employees.


We help by enhancing an understanding of personal strengths and development priorities, which equips people with the skills and tools to facilitate positive behavioural change.