Who we are and how we can benefit YOUR business?

Elite Executive, what we stand for, what we expect from our clients, and why we LOVE what we do!

How are we different from any other Recruitment and Consulting firms?

The cornerstone of our business is our Vision and Values.

These guide us, inspire us and help clients and candidates decide whether we are the right people to assist them.


To change the face of Recruitment and HR Consulting

To be the leading supplier of professional recruitment and human resource solutions by providing both clients and candidates with a service so remarkable and different, that they use us exclusively and refer us with enthusiasm. Our fully personalised end to end service will change the face of recruitment and human resources.


  • Integrity – We do what we say and are completely transparent through our work and by our actions. We only work with clients who share our values.
  • Professionalism – As an expert in our fields we will provide you with specialised knowledge, courtesy, respect and results.
  • Confidentiality – We will not divulge confidential information to anyone unless we obtain permission to do so.
  • Advocacy – We deeply understand the clients and candidates that we represent and passionately represent their respective interests.

About Us

Eva Grabner – Managing Director

Eva has been working in the strategic human resources sector, including executive and professional recruitment for over a decade. Her previous experience includes over 20 years in executive leadership and senior management-level operational roles throughout the world. What stands out as soon as you meet her is her passion for what she does. She will spend the time getting to know you (and your business as a client) and genuinely has an interest in assisting you in finding the right candidate or finding you the right role.

As a client, she offers a full recruitment consultancy service. Working with you exclusively throughout the recruitment process she can provide you with a 100% fill rate when working in partnership with you. This will ensure a high performer is sourced for your business.

Eva’s experience ensures she offers practical and honest advise and she only works with a select number of clients so that she can learn about, and understand, your business, people and especially, your culture. This enables her to provide an independent endorsement of your business which assures candidates that you are an employer she can confidently recommend and recruit for.

Specialties include (but are not limited to):

• Executive / Board Room (CEO, CFO, COO, Managing Director, General Manager)
• Engineers & Project Managers
• Health, Safety & Environmental Managers
• Lawyers – Litigation, Family, Property & Commercial
• IT specialists – S&M; Project: BDM
• Accounting & Finance
• Human Resources Professionals
• Sales & Marketing
• Operations Staff

Lauren Tapp – Recruitment Consultant

Lauren Tapp

Lauren has a great breadth of experience across both the public and private sector and her previous position within Senior Management of a large corporation means she is well in tune to understanding the challenges and hardships surrounding recruitment in today’s environment. Her passion clearly lies within honest open communication and a drive to get the best results possible. She won’t forget to tell you this is all due to her Kiwi heritage!

As an early jetsetter in life, Lauren has plenty of international experience and a proud respect and understanding of the cultural diversity seen within many of our organisations in today’s environment. Paired with a range of technical and specialist skills, Lauren is well equipped to understand your needs beyond most recruitment consultants around today.

Some of Laurens areas of expertise include;  Information and Knowledge Management, Business Process Management, Operations Management Project Management, Legislative and Regulatory Compliance and Strategy & People Leadership.

Her knowledge and experience ensures the service you are receiving meets the needs of your business, your customers, your culture and your future strategies.

Cerie Jinno – Human Resources and Workplace Solutions Consultant

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Cerie is an experienced HR and Management professional with over 18 years experience in Human Resources, Business Management and Culture, Project Management, Training and Education.

Her work experiences have taken her from Sydney to Asia and finally Cairns where her family settled over five years ago.

She has worked in, and consulted with, both large corporations and small business and believe that the key to successful relationships is through a shared vision, effective communication, ongoing review and a solid understanding of the people who create the synergy that is your business and what brings out the best in them. Being an effective and successful leader is providing opportunities and motivation for those around you to realize their full potential and exceed expectations.

She is a passionate advocate for small business and assisting them in managing their HR and workplace functions. 
Cerie is looking forward to working with you and helping you not only save money for your business by ensuring compliancy and processes are in place but to create a productive and motivated workforce that will enable your business to grow and be an employer of choice.

Our commitment to the environment

Environmental Policy

Elite Executives environmental management system applies to all operations and services of Elite Executive at its head office. Staff in other offices in Australia and overseas are expected to comply with the spirit of the environmental policy in the context of the organisation in which they work.

Elite Executive aims at achieving continual environmental improvement through implementing a management system with objectives and targets to:

Minimise our environmental footprint


Working with staff and other stakeholders


Pollution prevention practices


Compliance with legal and other requirements

& be

A role model for others to follow.


Eva Grabner

Managing Director
Elite Executive

01 July 2017