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Meet the Team

Matt Donnelly

Matt Donnelly

Managing Director

Matt had been working with Cobalt for nearly 12 years holding roles with the business in London, Germany and New Zealand both in consultant and leadership positions. He is now Joint Managing Director of Assemble and consulting at all levels of appointment in the residential property sector across New Zealand with a ...

Rachel McNickle

Rachel McNickle

Managing Director

​Rachel is Joint Managing Director of Assemble and leads our Construction team in NZ. She specialises at all levels of appointment across Commercial and Client-side Construction covering both public and private sector clients and all property asset classes. Being embedded in the industry with deep relationships nationwide, Rachel b...

Amy Walker

Amy Walker

Executive Consultant

​Amy has spent the last 10 years managing and leading recruitment teams specialising in Property and Construction across the Australian and Asian markets. With a passion for Property, she is a graduate of Auckland University of Technology and spent 3 years in Melbourne working in Property Development before making the switch into R...

Samantha Calvert

Samantha Calvert

Principal Consultant

​Sam finds great people and helps them find great careers in the construction sector! As an integral part of Assemble's Construction team it’s her business to partner with talented candidates and passionate clients across project management, quantity surveying, building surveying and planning to help create meaningful and career-de...

Matt Webster

Matt Webster

Principal Consultant

​Matt Webster is a Principal Consultant at Assemble specialising in commercial property recruitment. With 12 years of professional sales experience, four of those specifically in property recruitment, Matt combines a highly tuned relationship building skillset and excellent technical understanding with deep networks across the comme...

Emily Davies

Emily Davies

Consultant

​Emily is a Consultant at Assemble, focusing on the construction division. Drawing on previous recruitment exposure and her own first hand project management experience, Emily has a deep understanding of the industry and knows what makes a great candidate who can assist in driving the success of a project. She bring...

Guy Davidson

Guy Davidson

Director

​Guy has been working in recruitment since 2007 when he joined Cobalt Recruitment in London. In 2009 he set Cobalt up in New Zealand where he ran it for the UK based group business until July 2020 at which point he bought the NZ business interests from the group. He is now Director/Co-Owner of three high performing specialist recruitment busi...

Kimberly Champion

Kimberly Champion

Group Operations Manager

​Kimberly has over a decade of operations management experience working with a range of different NZ businesses. She started with Cobalt in 2016 and now under the new ownership structure is providing group operations management for Assemble and two other recruitment brands. She is absolutely the glue that binds business operations allowing...