Richard Elstone

Richard is a Partner for Foley Durham in Melbourne.  He has more than 20 years' experience in conducting C-Suite, senior executive and board appointments in the public, ASX, Private Equity, and private businesses across multiple sectors.

Richard is passionate about finding and appointing senior talent who strive to effect genuine business change and organisational growth. Recent appointments include Chief Information Officers and Chief Technology Officers, CFOs and CEOs, Chairpersons and NEDS, General Counsel, Heads of Business Transformation, Sales & Marketing Directors, General Managers and numerous senior functional and business partner roles.

Before joining Foley Durham, Richard was the Practice Lead for a leading technology executive search practice in Melbourne. Previously, Richard joined a large, national publicly listed executive recruitment business in Sydney in 2001. In 2005, Richard transferred with this group to Melbourne as a Principal in the Technology team and later in 2007 was promoted to Associate Director.


Foley Durham are specialists in optimising the composition of C-suite executive teams, boards and organisations.

Foley Durham has superior strategic insights into the talent acquisition challenges facing specific market segments - enabling us to identify senior talent leaders that will fit each of our client’s unique strategic goals. 


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