With more than 20 years’ experience in the workforce solutions industry, Charles’ experience spans across economics, advocacy, risk management, lobbying, compliance and professional standards.
Before taking on the role of Chief Executive, Charles was a Partner with Australia’s largest dedicated workplace legal and consulting firm, prior to which he established and grew his own professional consulting firm which specialised in workplace law and risk management. He gained invaluable experience working with one of Australia’s most established recruitment firms, where he was the Workplace Relations and Safety Manager as well as 7 years working as an Advisor and Advocate for Australian Industry Group (Ai Group). In addition to his successful professional services career, Charles was the founder of a tech start-up, in 2006, which continues to successfully support employers and workers across Australia almost twenty years later.
Charles joined RCSA as Chief Executive in May 2016, and is a passionate promoter of the value of professional labour market intermediaries and advisers. He identifies the ‘creation of a genuinely caring, accountable and collaborative community of business people across RCSA’ as his defining achievement.
Charles holds the position of Vice President of the World Employment Confederation, which is the voice of the private employment services industry at the global level, representing national federations as well as workforce solutions companies from across the world.