Who We Are2020-05-28T03:35:45+00:00

Empowering Executive Recruitment

The Tanner Menzies name is synonymous with executive recruitment, having built a reputation across four decades of service to many Global and Australasian businesses.

Known in the recruitment industry, Tanner Menzies now leads the way for change and transition across the Australasian recruitment and consulting services landscape, with a brand new approach to empowering talented recruiters. Through our licensee model, we provide you with the opportunity to build your own business by joining a collaborative network of like-minded recruitment specialists while enjoying the financial returns of being a business owner.

As a Licensee of Tanner Menzies, you have the support of an established and respected brand, allowing you to concentrate on doing the work you are an expert in.

Our Vision and Values

Our Vision is to provide a platform which empowers recruiters to become successful business owners and recruitment entrepreneurs. We have a demonstrated history of providing quality recruitment and consulting services that has inspired and supported many entrepreneurial professionals.

Our vision is underpinned by our values, which are centred around collaboration, innovation, inclusivity and integrity.

The Tanner Menzies Brand

Established in the 1988 by founding partner Peter Tanner, Tanner Menzies is now also led by partners Ian Stacy and Peter Gleeson. Through their combined experience in recruitment and consulting, Tanner Menzies has a network of clients  and industry leaders who rely on this expertise for their recruitment needs. This network is one of the many benefits made available to our licensees, who have recognised the potential that a Tanner Menzies licence can provide.

By empowering our licensees through ongoing support and a suite of tailored resources, we provide the tools necessary to help you build your own business and achieve success as an entrepreneur without the risks usually associated with start-up enterprises.

If you have aspirations to take the next step in your recruitment career, with the flexibility and high potential for profit that goes hand-in-hand with being your own boss, a Tanner Menzies Licence may work for you.

Our Leadership Team

Peter Tanner AM


Peter’s experience encompasses executive search and selection, as well as assessment and development for senior management positions Internationally and also throughout Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. His industry expertise includes government, resources, utilities, healthcare, pharmaceutical/ medical, biotechnology, FMCG and manufacturing. Peter has recruited across all levels of management to CEO/Board level. Peter has a enjoyed a long involvement with the RCSA, serving on the National Board as Vice President as well as being a Councillor at Victorian state level, during times of significant change when the RCSA was founded

Ian Stacy



Ian has considerable experience in the executive recruitment and consulting industry, working with government and private and public companies in numerous sectors. Ian is a Fellow and Past Regional President of the peak industry organisation, the Recruitment Consulting Services Association (RCSA).

Peter Gleeson

FRCSA (Life)


A proven, senior executive with experience across professional services and healthcare sectors. Peter has had a varied career, performing at an executive level within global organisations with responsibility for national and international business activities, mergers and acquisitions as well as complex integrations. He has extensive license experience and an enviable reputation for his ability to maintain an existing business base whilst coordinating significant change across multiple sites and disciplines. Peter is also a Fellow and Life Member of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association