Joel McCulloch

Joel McCulloch

Practice Lead – Public Sector & Not for Profit

With 15 years of recruitment experience, Joel joined Oceans Group in 2019 to lead the Public Sector and Not-for-Profit Practice. He drives the strategic direction and bespoke recruitment projects for all levels of federal, state and local governments. With 11 years’ experience in placing professionals in government, not-for-profit, advocacy groups and trade associations, Joel has a strong understanding of public sector recruitment challenges, methodologies and processes.

Joel’s people-centric approach, focused on partnership and engagement, delivers positive outcomes for candidates and high performing talent for our clients. He has successfully appointed government leaders and CEOs of not-for-profit organisations across Canberra and Sydney. Joel is passionate about providing candidates that are the right fit for the organisations he works with.

Joel has been a member of several boards and has a passion for supporting the creation of best practice NFP organisations. As a trained facilitator for The Banksia Project, Joel regularly facilitates a men’s discussion group around mental health. He also enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and the beach.

Joel is a graduate of University Newcastle, with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Industrial Chemistry.