Meet the SustainAbility Directors

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Martin, Ben, Pete and Ed are the hands-on directors at SustainAbility. Find out more about them below:

Peter Zonnevylle

Director – Technology Leadership / Executive Search

After graduating with a Bachelor of Law Peter began his recruitment career with McGregor Boyall Associates in 1997, specialising in sourcing IT professionals for clients working in the London and Frankfurt financial markets.
He relocated to Australia in 1999, managing several high-profile accounts for Candle IT, including Westpac. During his time as Candle’s general manager, NSW, the business experienced its’ three most profitable years of growth. Peter established SustainAbility Consulting with Martin O’Donnell in 2008

Edward Mills

Director – Executive Search Technology

After a career in Urban Architecture in the UK Edward moved to Australia in 2005, reinventing himself in IT recruitment. Joining the Interpro Group he managed the wealth and trading divisions of the Commonwealth Bank and became the number one IT provider across the bank.The opportunity arose to move within the group to TRA Global to build a niche vertical market team; from here he continued to grow as the top-billing consultant, before taking P&L and management responsibility for the TRA team in Australia.

Ben Athey

Director – Technology & Business Intelligence

As a highly motivated sales leader, Ben brings a wealth of knowledge spanning almost 20 years in the Sydney IT recruitment market. He has held numerous roles from consultant to key account manager and sales manager. He has recruited, managed and led teams, as well as personally kept his finger on the pulse in the market, always maintaining direct client relationships with a focus on long term partnerships. Ben’s success is demonstrable through his loyal client base and tenure of industry relationships.  In addition to his current sales leadership responsibilities, he sits on the board of Sustain Health in an advisory capacity.

Martin O’Donnell

Director – Executive Search Finance & Accounting

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science, Martin entered the recruitment industry in 1997 with Badenoch and Clark, recruiting accounting contract staff for a wide variety of corporate commerce and industry clients in London. Martin moved to Australia in 1999 and joined Hamilton James and Bruce and was responsible for the management of a number of their Accounting divisions including the Commerce, Financial Services and Government teams. In 2003 he joined Charterhouse Partnership as an Associate Director with the mandate to assist the start-up organisation to grow to become a leading recruitment brand within Australia and Asia, before moving on to set up SustainAbility with Peter in 2008.