Meet our team

Presto's seasoned professionals have a collective 100+ years of experience in recruitment and resourcing, as well as extensive local and global networks. It's safe to say we've honed an effective approach to finding IT talent fast, within flexible resourcing models that align with your operational and strategic goals.

As IT experts first, we keep our knowledge of the technology and business landscape current. That means we're able to accurately read the market and anticipate shifting talent demands to keep you ahead of the pack. 

Natasha Gray

Business Manager

Natasha is a skilled Business Manager with 20 years of commercial experience. She has worked with a number of international businesses managing specialist projects across domains including Contractor Management, Administration Management, and Payroll. 

Natasha has led multifaceted teams to success and attributes this to her strong interpersonal skills, collaborative approach and tenacious drive for results.  

Justine Alexander

Client Manager - Wellington

Justine has over 15 years of IT resourcing experience in New Zealand and Australia. She joined Presto Resourcing after five years with Hudson in Wellington, first as a Senior Consultant and then as ICT Team Lead. Prior to Hudson, she was a Senior Consultant in the ICT Team of Icon in Melbourne.

Justine has worked with both private and public sector clients to meet their resourcing and recruitment needs across the full ICT spectrum, from first level Help Desk Analyst through to Senior Management and Executive roles.

Andrew Coad

Client Manager, Wellington

Andrew has worked in client-facing and 360 degree recruitment roles in the UK and New Zealand, recruiting both permanent and contract resources. Andrew strengths lie in building understanding of his clients' resourcing needs and business challenges, and then matching them with great people. He prides himself on his ability to find the ideal candidate within tight time frames. 

Andrew has a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Sport and Exercise. This has given him a unique perspective on solving recruitment and resourcing challenges, as he finds parallels in the approach to understanding what clients and candidates are looking to achieve, consulting on resourcing solutions, and coaching them through a process to achieve their desired objectives.



Connie Lee

Client Manager - Auckland

Connie has over ten years experience in IT, working for a range of solution providers in resourcing, talent acquisition, and account management roles. Her passion is working closely with Presto clients to understand their business environment and their resourcing needs and challenges, and to find great people that are the perfect fit for their needs.

Connie is able to provide clients with strategic resourcing and capacity planning services, as well as project-driven recruitment for permanent and contract roles. She is committed to providing excellent support to both candidates and clients throughout the talent acquisition, recruitment, and on-boarding process.

Dhruti Desai

Talent Consultant

Dhruti  has worked in India, Singapore and New Zealand delivering resourcing solutions as well as in-house and agency IT recruitment. She has worked on concurrent requirements across multiple technologies and locations, including South East Asia and the USA. She holds a Bachelor of Science in IT and a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources.

Dhruti is an expert in sourcing, selecting and securing top-notch candidates using LinkedIn Recruiter, and has been recognised as one of the Top 40 social recruiters in Australia and New Zealand in both 2016 and 2017. In her current role as a Talent Consultant, she delivers exceptional end-to-end Candidate Management including talent sourcing and shortlisting, interviewing, coordinating and tracking applicants, reference checking, and building strong referral networks.

Dheeraj Deshmukh

Talent Consultant

Dheeraj is a talent acquisition professional with extensive recruitment and resourcing experience in domains including Technology, Sales, Consulting, Customer Service, Accounting & Finance, and Analytics. He has been a part of the talent acquisition team for Infosys BPM in India and the Philippines. He is a Competency Based Interviewer, certified by Development Dimensions International. He also has an experience in project management, SAP implementation and training delivery.

Dheeraj believes that effective stakeholder management is key to building strong relationships with Presto Resourcing clients and candidates.


Cherrie Wheeler

Talent Consultant

Cherrie has a passion for IT developed over 15 years in IT talent management and recruitment roles. She builds strong professional relationships and introduces the best talent and resourcing solutions to Presto clients, with a focus is on bringing together the right people at the right time with the perfect role. Her proactive approach ensures a seamless experience for Presto candidates and clients.

By matching skills and culture accurately and selecting only the very best talent and opportunities, Cherrie simplifies the process of selection. Whether you are a candidate looking for your next role or an organisation in need of resourcing expertise, her goal is to deliver a thorough and professional experience.

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