Paula Kirwan

General Manager - Executive & Boards (QLD)

Paula has over 25 years’ experience in recruitment and business consulting, the majority of her time spent in Australia.

Originally from the UK, Paula relocated to Sydney with a global recruitment business in1997 and has spent the last 18 years in Queensland.

In 2012 Paula was appointed National Director for their Oil, Gas, Energy and Supply Chain Division which involved delivering x-border strategies to her teams and establishing thought leadership platforms for the emerging LNG market of Australia.  

In 2015, Paula was invited to join the Senior Leadership team of Toll Group (QLD) in the role of State Manager (Toll People). Toll had recently been purchased by Japan Holdings, and was in the throes of a significant change management program. Paula’s role was to manage and deliver on the internal and external recruitment needs of Toll (BAU) whilst working with Group to re-engineer Toll operational services.

Paula’s strength is in building strategic partnerships with the broader business community that enables Davidson to continue to deliver best practice in workplace performance.

Paula holds a BA(Hons) of Film & Literature from the University of Warwick.