NRC: the next steps

The Team

New Directors



Paul has had a lengthy career in HR Consulting with a focus on remuneration and salary systems analysis. He joined TPF&C (now part of Watson Towers) when it entered Australia in 1982 and developed the HR consultancy business over the next ten years. Paul joined NAB in 1992 as General Manager, HR Resources and Development for six years, and then moved to become a Principal in Mercer HR Consulting. Since 2008 Paul has primarily operated in boutique consulting roles, bringing extensive experience to bear on interesting consulting projects for selected clients. Paul has extensive knowledge of remuneration and incentives, HR management/ analysis and best practice, and how to assist clients to create effective change in organisations using these tools.

B.Sc (Hons) ANU



Laurie is a senior Human Resources Executive with a significant breadth of experience in board and executive remuneration across both listed and non-listed organisations. Laurie’s prime focus is on integrating remuneration and broader HR initiatives with organisations’ business strategies and aligning business performance. He has extensive experience in:

Laurie established HRascent in 2009 working with both listed and private businesses clients to deliver business and people focused solutions.

BBus Human Resources, CAHRI, GAICD



Mark specialises in Total Reward Management, Executive Remuneration, Organisational Design, and Job Value and Evaluation. Mark also has broad experience as a HR Generalist, including IR, OH&S, and Data management. Mark has worked with senior management and Boards to design and implement a range of HR Programs as well as managing significant organisational functions. Mark enjoys working with businesses to help them realise their goals by putting in place fit for purpose strategies for managing their people. Most recently, Mark was the General Manager Employee Relations for Medibank Private, heading up the Reward and Performance, Workplace Relations and Shared Services Functions.

Mark will be the Managing Director of the National Remuneration (NRC) from January 2017

BA, Grad Dip (Commerce), CAHRI

Consulting Team Members 2017


Human Resources Consultant

Laura is an HR practitioner with over 15 years’ experience with a proven track record in all areas of operational HR Management. Laura has worked across large international and Australian companies including GM Holden and Medibank, and has experience with many organisations through providing consulting services through HRascent over the past 5 years.

BA, Grad Dip (HR & IR)

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