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Westgate Executive Search

Turn vision into reality: discover executive talentthat aligns with your organisational journey.

About Us

Westgate Executive Search is a dynamic executive search firm in Sydney's West,  connecting exceptional talent with C-suite, executive, and board-level roles in our clients' organisations. Our bespoke services include comprehensive talent search, recruitment management, candidate selection, psychometric testing, and strategic onboarding support for seamless integration and lasting success.  We bring a fresh perspective to the search process, leveraging industry knowledge, innovative search technology, and a strong focus on successful onboarding, to create impactful outcomes for our clients. 

Meet the Team



Jacqueline Clements 

CEO & Principal Consultant

Jacqueline brings over 24 years of international executive leadership and talent acquisition experience to her role as CEO and Principal Consultant. Through her experience in higher education, arts, government,  and corporate industries, Jacqueline has a profound understanding of the nuanced requirements that are critical for aligning C-suite and executive talent with complex organisations worldwide. She couples her industry expertise with a research background in sociology and urban development. Additionally, she brings experience serving on multiple overseas boards and industry task forces. 

Jacqueline is a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute. 

Areas of Expertise: Higher Education | Governance and Compliance | Strategy Development  |Government and Public Sector |Arts and Cultural Leadership | Board and Governance | Urban development | Transformation | PD Training


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Dr. Gus Olwan

Global Consultant,  Higher Education & Corporate Industries

Gus Olwan is an experienced executive in international education. He held senior leadership positions at the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission since 2007, where he facilitated tertiary institute collaboration and managed PD training programs for educational leaders. Gus also served as a director and board member at both the Islamic School of Canberra and Margret Hendry School. He brings his expertise to developing a global strategy for expanding networks and connections both in Australia and overseas, with a specific focus on the Middle East and North Africa region. His experience in navigating cultural nuances and promoting inclusive practices uniquely positions him to connect global institutions and corporate industries with talent both in Australia and overseas, delivering innovative solutions tailored to clients' needs.

Areas of Expertise: Education | Government and Public Sector | Management Consulting Operational Efficiency | Public Policy and Regulatory Change Strategy | Transformation | Universities and Colleges, Higher Education | PD Training


Rick Vosila

Senior Consultant

Rick Vosila is an experienced executive with a deep understanding of the Higher Education, Information Technology, Digital Services, Cyber Security, Boards and Non-Profit sectors. He is passionate about helping organisations find the talent they need to drive success and achieve their goals. In a career spanning 40-years, Rick has held senior roles in global multi-national high-tech, FMCG, and Industrial Services companies, as well as locally in Higher Education, Management Consulting and IT Systems Integration organisations.

Areas of Expertise: Digital Services | Cyber Security | Corporate Governance | Corporate Operations | Higher Education | Change Strategies | Transformation | Board and Governance | Leadership

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Julie Sack

Leadership Expert & Executive Coach

A transformative Leadership Expert, Coach and Author, Julie Sack has a wealth of experience in executive coaching and educational leadership. Julie empowers leaders to cultivate self-awareness for professional growth and elevate leadership capabilities.

Her authentic approach unlocks true leadership potential. Julie's unique blend of qualifications in Leadership, Counselling, Education and Teaching, provides expertise with integrity for C-Suite executives and senior leaders in new roles. 

Areas of Expertise: Leadership | Executive Coaching | Career Coaching | Candidate Support |Higher Education  | Secondary Education | Teaching  | Career Counselling | Tertiary Education | Change Strategies 

Join Our Team at Westgate Executive Search

We believe in the power of exceptional talent, both for our clients and for our company. Join us in our commitment to unlock the full potential of individuals and organisations. We are always on the lookout for dynamic individuals to join our team.

We value: 

  • Passion for Excellence: If you're passionate about achieving excellence in talent acquisition and client satisfaction, Westgate Executive Search is the right home for your ambitions. 

  • Strategic Innovators: We value strategic thinkers with a proactive mindset. Your insights will be instrumental in shaping the future of the organisations of our clients as well as the future of Westgate Executive Search. 

  • Culture of Collaboration: Collaboration is the cornerstone of our success. At Westgate, you'll work alongside industry experts, contributing your unique skills to a culture of teamwork, respect and shared success. 

Current opportunities


Westgate Executive Search is seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented intern who would like to gain hands-on experience in a small team environment. This role involves conducting research, managing data, and assisting with various administrative tasks. If you’re passionate about learning and developing new skills in a professional setting, we want to hear from you!

For more information and to apply, please send your resume and expression of interest to or lodge your inquiry through the button below.


Westgate Executive Search is seeking Research Associates to join our team. The role contributes to the execution of search assignments and market research. While prior experience in the research function of executive search firm is preferred, we also welcome candidates with expertise in talent acquisition and recruitment. If you're passionate about candidate and market research, we invite you to apply.

For more information and to apply, please send us your resume and expression of interest or lodge your inquiry through the button below.


Westgate Executive Search is currently seeking an Associate Consultant to join our Western Sydney office. This role presents a valuable opportunity for a seasoned executive leader considering a transition or diversification in their professional engagement while expanding networks and connections both in Australia and overseas. We are looking for resourceful individuals with a proactive mindset, interested in contributing to our business development efforts, building sustainable pipelines, and engaging with industry leaders. If you have relevant industry experience in executive roles, senior business development, or client-facing consultancy roles, we invite you to explore this exciting opportunity with us.

For more information and to apply, please send us your resume and expression of interest or lodge your inquiry through the button below.

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