About the Founder - Roger Gardner

Roger is the co-founder of GardnerJohnstone which was established in 1991.  Prior to this, Roger successfully spent more than 15 years acquiring invaluable knowledge and experience working in various recruitment companies and across various industries.  Before joining the recruitment industry he held senior management positions in the automotive and plastics industries and in local government.  With a strong knowledge of the manufacturing industry coupled with his recruitment background, Roger established his own company, GardnerJohnstone alongwith partner Francesca Johnstone.  From its small beginnings servicing the Melbourne area it has expanded to interstate and regional centres.  Today the company boasts an extensive database of clients and candidates Australia-wide and the company has carved out a niche as a leading boutique recruiter for the industrial sector. 

Through Roger and Francesca's efforts, GardnerJohnstone has developed long term relationships with key clients from leading ASX companies and SME's and has assessed '000s of candidates.  GJ is fully independent and is an accredited member of the RCSA.