Our People

CCER has a team of qualified employment relations practitioners on hand to assist clients with their needs. Contact us on (02) 9390 5255 to speak to a member of our team.

Our directors

Tony Farley

Tony Farley

Executive Director

Tony Farley is the Executive Director of CCER. Inspired by 27 years in the senior public service and in employment relations, Tony has a passion for building ethical and productive workplaces. He believes that critical to this is preparing for the future challenges and opportunities that emerge from new technology and the evolution of professions and workforces. Tony regularly writes and speaks on these and other important social and political issues.

Desiree Blackett

Desiree Blackett

Director of Operations

Desiree Blackett is the Director, Operations at CCER. Having worked in human resources and as a lawyer for 15 years, Desiree is an advocate for employee engagement, arguing that lasting success can only come through empowering staff. She has visited a variety of organisations around the world exploring cutting edge workplace practices, all of which have introduced innovations that buck traditional trends.

Our team

Suzanne Ashby

Employment Relations Advisor

Rita Bhattacharya

Employment Relations Advisor

Scott Cooper

Employment Relations Advisor

Colin Davy

Employment Relations Advisor

Nicholas Donney

Employment Relations Advisor

Rebekah Ezzy

Employment Relations Advisor

Antonella Georgas

Administration Coordinator

Stephanie Golding

Employment Relations Advisor

Emma Howden

Employment Relations Advisor

Belinda Lee

Administration Officer

Daniel Lynch

Employment Relations Advisor

Kirrily McDermott

Employment Relations Advisor

Cosette Monzo

Administration Officer

Stephen Noone

Employment Relations Advisor

Tiani Rubal

Business Services Manager

John Ruddell

Employment Relations Advisor

Maria Scanlon

Administration Officer

Brooke Scarfe

Employment Relations Advisor

Simon Spence

Employment Relations Advisor

Beverley Thomas

Employment Relations Advisor

Jenny Thompson

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Nelson Valero

Technology Administrator

Jessica Warren

Communications Officer