Geoff Slade has worked at the forefront of the recruitment industry for over 50 years. He is the Executive Chairman of Slade Group and was awarded a Centenary Medal by the Australian Government in 2000 for services to the recruitment industry.
A Chartered Management Consultant, Geoff is a past President of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA) and was founding Chairman of the industry’s education body. In 2023, Geoff was the winner of the prestigious RCSA Industry Leader Award, a testament to his inspirational leadership across the recruitment industry.
As a tribute to his emphasis on staff training, many of the leading consultants in Australia have worked for and been trained by Geoff at various times in the last three decades. He is also a regular speaker at major industry conferences.
Geoff is a former Chairman and member of Young President’s Organisation (YPO), current Regional Chairman (Australia – New Zealand) and Board Member of the World President’s Organisation (WPO) and a Harvard Alumnus. He was a Non Executive Director of Alzheimer’s Victoria and has held NED appointments on the Melbourne Football Club Board and the Sydney Swans Football Club Board. Geoff is also Chairman of Yellow Folder Research.