Connecting human potential with purpose.

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Connecting human potential with purpose.

About us

Goldrick Executive is a boutique executive search and human-centric advisory practice

That serves global customers in the energy, mining and minerals, chemical, infrastructure, and technology sectors.

Our mission is to be strategic advisors connecting purpose, potential, and performance.

Our Values.


Desire to continuously discover


Strength and determination to deliver


Push the boundaries


Think and act human first


Fact based, practical approach

Being Thorough

Strategically attentive and informed

Say Hello

Meet our team members.

Managing Director

Alex Goldrick

Alex has extensive experience delivering executive search assignments across the globe. He has acted as a talent search partner for global and regional brand leaders in the energy, mining, chemical, infrastructure, and technology sectors.

Alex has developed a reputation as an executive search consultant that appreciates the technicalities and complexities in which surround his customers. Leveraging his relevant industry knowledge, depth in a professional network, and know-how to execute executive search assignments with best practices, he has established an exceptional market reputation and track record where facilitated appointments have proven to be successful both in performance and tenure.

He holds a Bachelor of Human Resource Management from the University of Wales.


Edward Ellis

Edward comes to market with over 15 years’ experience delivering search mandates for clients within the UK, European and Asia Pacific markets.

Having started his career based in Perth, Edward has more recently spent 8 years in London, managing the search practice for an international infrastructure contractor. The majority of Edward’s career has sat deep within the industrial, manufacturing, resources and energy sectors, placing executives in project centric leadership roles through to functional executives.

Edward prides himself on an ability to translate a brief into a realistic search assignment, partnering with his clients to explore all avenues as well as consult to a successful outcome.

Researcher Growth & Delivery

Hugo Shao

As Researcher Growth and Delivery, Hugo leads the development of the research function and cross-industry integrated research strategy to develop leading industry insights and data-centric talent maps. Hugo is passionate about market economics and business finance and brings to the forefront his strengths in market research and analysis to enhance customer service delivery.

Originally from China, Hugo gained broad cross-cultural experience and global market knowledge. He is inspired to identify the human potential that can deliver exceptional business outcomes for global customers.

Hugo graduated with a Master’s Degree in commerce from the University of Sydney, majoring in Finance and Business Law.


Polina Pastoshchuk

As an experienced team assistant and coordinator, Polina has a passion for problem solving and optimising. With over 3 years supporting engineers and leadership teams and over 2 years as a community manager in a dynamic serviced office in the heart of Sydney, Polina has a proven record of excellence across various teams and office environments.
Originally from Ukraine, Polina has lived and thrived in Australia for over 5 years, utilising her background in Hospitality and Hotel Management to offer a more nuanced approach to team support.
Polina has a degree in International Tourism and Relations from Krakowska Akademia, Kraków, Poland.