AEGEUS Executive Search has been established in response to a demonstrated need for high-level executive search and recruitment services on a global basis that are tailored to the specific requirements of our clients, the sectors that they operate in and the positions we are assisting them with.

Too often clients are only offered ‘off-the-shelf’ solutions by search and recruitment firms that are constructed around the processes, structures and existing frameworks of the search firm, not those of the client or the particular assignment.

The model we have adopted at AEGEUS is a tailored service built around the specific requirements and objectives of our client and in each assignment we carry out for them.

The thing we haven’t changed is our total commitment to a sector-leading professional service for both our clients and our candidates based on rigour, transparency, honesty, creativity and a desire to make every appointment a leading example of what is possible for an organisation if the right people are brought in for the right reasons at the right time.

Principal Consultant – Tony Grierson

Tony is known for his expertise in the identification, assessment and recruitment of leading candidates with high potential and exceptional cultural fit who make a significant impact on the organisation they join, the sector it operates in and, more broadly, in our society.

In the past seven years he has conducted over 100 assignments across Board, senior executive and academic roles in Education, Arts and Culture, Social Enterprise, Public Sector, and Sports, Leisure and Tourism.

In the arts and cultural sectors he has conducted searches Boards Artistic Directors, Executive Directors, General Managers and senior executive roles in Marketing, HR, IT and Development for many of Australia’s performing and visual arts organisations, festivals and cultural institutions including the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), National Film & Sound Archive, Powerhouse Museum, Orchestra Victoria, Australian Ballet, Australian Major Performing Arts Group (AMPAG), Queensland Theatre Company, Australian National Maritime Museum, Carriageworks, Adelaide Festival, Museums and Galleries of the Northern Territory, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Music Festival, Sydney Festival, Queensland Ballet, Bell Shakespeare, Melbourne Theatre Company, Circus Oz, Brisbane Powerhouse, Ten Days on the Island and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

In sports and major events he has worked with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation on the search for their Director of Marketing and Communications.

His work in the education sector includes the CEO and senior executives for Open Universities Australia (OUA) and the Australian Council for Private Education (ACPET) along with VCs, DVCs, VPs, PVCs, Deans, Heads of Departments/Schools and senior corporate positions in development, marketing, human resources, legal and international recruitment for education institutions such as the National Art School and NIDA, and universities including Swinburne, Canberra, Charles Darwin, Edith Cowan, Auckland, Monash, Bond, Charles Sturt, South Australia, Curtin, New England, Macquarie, Tasmania, Southern Queensland, La Trobe, Adelaide, Griffith and Melbourne Universities.

In Government and the Public Sector he has carried out searches for the British Council, Australian Government, Campbelltown City Council, CSIRO, Indigenous Business Australia, NSW Government (Arts NSW), Northern Territory Government, SBS Corporation and the Victorian Government.

He has also undertaken searches in the media and screen sectors for AFTRS, Screen Australia, SBS and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI).