about us

About us

22 years in and we’re still putting people in the right jobs. 

Our ongoing mission is to create a lasting impact on the global creative economy.

825 unique clients and more than 5700 placements has grown an unparalleled database of individually reviewed candidates.

Our placement success rate is a staggering 98%.

When it comes to people, it’s business as usual. EP Australia recruits without prejudice and we’re committed to finding people who don't just fit the role on paper, but who share the passion and values as the company searching for them. Our commitment to diversity across our industry is reflected in our history of placements.

We have worked with over 825 unique clients and placed more than 5700 candidates. This forms the foundation of our substantial global network.

In working with us, you're working with the leaders in talent acquisition for companies working in the business of media, arts and entertainment.

Meet Our Team

EP Australia has a small, tight-knit team, with a core built on over 20 years of collaboration.


  • Patricia Powell-Hughes

    Patricia Powell-Hughes

    Managing Director
  • Leanne Bushby

    Leanne Bushby

    Director Talent Acquisition
  • Samantha Guthleben

    Samantha Guthleben

    Director Government and Commercial Relationships
  • Kara Little

    Kara Little

    Assistant to MD
  • Michael Hughes

    Michael Hughes

    Senior Consultant

We believe businesses are responsible for contributing a positive and productive impact on their environment and communities.

Our team is proud to contribute our time, expertise or financial resources towards the following causes:

The MediaRing, Mentor Walks Australia, Sydney Story Factory, Taronga Zoo, The Art Gallery of NSW, Ocean Clean-Up, Sydney Film Festival, Monkey Baa Theatre Company and Dress for Success

Our Clients

We're proud to work with people across a broad range of sectors and industries.

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