The 2021 Australasian Workforce Management Awards Finalists Revealed

The Employee Mobility Institute (TEMI) announced the finalists of the Australasian Workforce Management Awards today, revealing an impressive list of candidates from some of the region’s most prominent brands.

Presented by Quest Apartment Hotels and supported by Toll Group, Cigna, Grace Mobility and Convido Corporate Housing, the awards program recognises individuals and teams for excellence in their field and provides a platform to showcase and celebrate the initiatives advancing the industry.

The 2021 finalists, by category, include:

Employee Engagement:

  • Charlotte Doyle, Global Mobility Program Manager – APAC, Atlassian
  • Claire Springthorpe, Associate Director, International Assignment Services, Capgemini Australia
  • Cynthia Ong, Reward Manager – Global Mobility, Coca Cola Amatil
  • Helen Ellis, Author and Researcher, Distance Families

Business Advancement:

  • Abigail Harris, Global Head of Talent, FIS
  • Amanda Stokes & The Woolworths Mobility Team
  • Astrid Hofstee, Manager – Remuneration and Global Mobility, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Charlotte Stevenson, Mobility Senior Manager, King Wood Mallesons
  • Jackson Taylor, Business Development Manager, Complize

Leadership Excellence:

  • Daniel Harley, Director, Relocations and Housing, Department of Defence
  • The Elite Woodhams Relocation Team
  • Fiona Webb, Partner- National Leader- Global Employer Services, Deloitte Australia
  • Franca Napoli, General Manager – Toll 4PL Services
  • Katie Barbato, Executive Manager – Global Mobility Group People Services, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Keryn Mendes, Snr. Global Mobility Specialist – APJ, Adobe
  • Maria Oras, Director Global Account Management, SIRVA
  • Michelle Morris, Global Lead – Mobility and Expat Tax, BHP
  • The Woolworths Mobility Team


  • Adrianne Rashleigh, Global Mobility Specialist, BHP
  • Ayushi Gupta, International Mobility Specialist, Centre of Excellence International Mobility, Ericsson
  • Beth Yarrington, Client & Support Services Manager, Elite Woodhams Relocation
  • Charlotte Doyle, Global Mobility Program Manager – APAC, Atlassian
  • Sibel Simsek, Mobility Specialist, Grace Mobility

TEMI Founder Deborah de Cerff congratulated the finalists and said she was humbled by their work.

“The TEMI Awards program brings to light ground-breaking work each year, however this year’s applications were particularly inspiring given the unprecedented challenges our industry has faced.”

The TEMI Awards program is open to a wide range of disciplines relating to talent mobility, including HR, relocation, immigration and corporate travel. It is the only program founded and delivered locally, in the region, for the region.

The 2021 TEMI Awards winners will be announced at a ceremony at the iconic Spire at the Melbourne Arts Centre on Thursday 24 February 2022.

One of Australia’s leading experts on the future of work, Swinburne University’s Dr Sean Gallagher, the Director of the Centre for the New Workforce, will give the ceremony’s keynote address.

The 2021 TEMI Awards are judged by an esteemed panel of senior workforce management professionals and service providers, including:

  • Bridget Romanes, Principal, Mobile Relocation
  • Liz Clarke, Regional APAC & India Global Mobility Manager, Jacobs Engineering Group
  • Lynne Florence, Global Employee Mobility at Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Jacquie Davidson, Head of APAC & Japan Employee Resource Centre and Global Mobility Advisor
  • Jessica Beatson, General Manager ANZ, International SOS
  • Monique Dawson, Senior Manager People Advisory Services, Ernst & Young
  • Ulrike Fisher, Senior Manager, Global Mobility & Policy, CSL Limited
  • Vick Pillay, MD and Co-founder, The Mind Tribes

About the Author:

The Employee Mobility Institute is Australia’s peak industry body specifically focused on global workforce management, including talent mobility. Its mission is to advocate, promote, represent and support the growth of the Australian / New Zealand Talent Mobility Industry.

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