Winsome Bernard, Founding Director

Winsome is the founder and the driving force behind Quay Appointments. With substantial experience in recruitment and a career spanning over 20 years, she has established herself as an icon within the industry and her business expertise has been leveraged from both the Australian and International recruitment industry.

Starting out as a graduate trainee manager, Winsome’s career began in the UK with Brook Street Bureau of London. However, Alfred Mark’s push into the Australasian market saw Winsome transfer to Sydney as part of the acquisition team.

In 1989 Winsome joined the company, which she then acquired in 1994 and established Quay Appointments. Under Winsome's vision, guidance and ethical leadership, Quay Appointments has gone from strength to strength by providing highly valued recruitment and personnel solutions to businesses and government agencies.

Winsome is a loyal advocate for ethical conduct, which is evident through her active participation with the RCSA’s Ethics Committee. Winsome is passionate about Quay Appointments and strongly believes that performance is linked to the quality of relationships and service provided to clients.

Some of Winsome’s professional and personal achievements include:

  • Top 25 Women in Business NSW
  • Top 500 Privately Owned Businesses
  • Nominated Telstra Business Woman of the Year

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA)
  • Member of the Education Committee (RCSA)
  • Member of the NSW Council (RCSA)
  • Member of the Ethics Committee (RCSA)
  • Australian Telemarketing Association
  • Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Business Women’s Network
  • CEO Institute
  • NSW State Chamber of Commerce

With an energy and passion for professionalism in the recruitment industry, Winsome has earned an undeniably respected reputation and continues to strive for excellence across all fields.


Winsome Bernard is the Founder Of Quay Appointments

Winsome Bernard
Quay Appointments Founder

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