Our Team

Lee Dixie

As a recruiter with 30 years’ experience, I believe that I have recruited the A team!

It’s hard to beat 150 years’ recruitment experience between us. Our consultants are smart, professional, long-term trusted partners to our clients and candidates, always striving to be experts in their specialisations.

We love ‘connecting talent to opportunity’ and it’s a thrill when it all comes together.

Contact me or let’s meet to discuss your staffing needs and how we can work together.

Meet the A team!

Executive Search and Management Team

Lindsay Copland - Financial Management Specialist

Lindsay has a BSocSci and after 12 successful years running her own recruitment company, she joined Dixie Recruitment in 2016.

Lindsay specialises in placing Financial Management and Executive professionals.  With Lindsay’s honed client engagement and executive search capabilities, clients and top talent alike have every reason to invest their trust in her.

Lindsay’s scope includes:

  • Financial Managers/Directors/CFO’s
  • Management Accountants/Commercial Managers
  • Audit, Risk and Governance
  • Tax
  • Executives, MD’s and Commercial Managers

Yvette Dreyer-Ferreira - Supply Chain & Sales Management Specialist

Yvette has over 20 years’ experience in Sales and Management – a career managing teams, business development, customer service and meeting sales targets!

Yvette joined our team in 2020 and very quickly earned her credibility in being able to ‘headhunt’ exceptional Supply Chain and Sales Management talent in a high-demand industry.

Yvette focuses on the following roles:

  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Supply Chain Planners/Analysts
  • Logistics/Warehouse Managers
  • Procurement Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Key Account Managers

Liezel Burbidge - Digital, Marketing & HR Specialist

Liezel studied a BA Corporate Communications degree and then worked as an agency recruiter and in Human Resources in a top bank. Liezel joined the team in 2017, doing what she loves most – developing people’s careers.

With her background in HR, Communications and Social Media, it made sense for her to recruit in the synergistic HR and ever-changing digital and marketing space.

Liezel’s scope includes:

  • Marketing/Brand/Advertising
  • eCommerce
  • Social Media
  • Copywriting/Content
  • Digital Design
  • Human Resources
  • Clothing/Apparel

Lee-Anne Stewart - IT, Engineering, Sciences & Hospitality Specialist

Lee-Anne has a BSocSci and has spent 22 years in the corporate and consulting world, predominantly in Project, Change Management and Business Analyst roles.

Lee-Anne joined Dixie Recruitment in 2019 and she has developed an extensive national network of IT, engineering and sciences talent.

Lee-Anne has also consulted to the hospitality industry, and has a solid understanding of the needs in this space.

With her Project Management background, Lee-Anne has a very professional and structured approach to each head-hunt assignment.

Lee-Anne’s scope includes:

  • IT Managers
  • Project Management
  • Data Science and Business Analytics
  • Developers & Cyber Security
  • Network and Systems Engineering
  • Engineering across all disciplines
  • Sciences across all disciplines – food, environmental, medical
  • Hospitality 

Rowen Smith - Engineering Specialist

Rowen has his BSc Chem Eng and is registered as a Pr Eng with ECSA and as a Chartered Chemical Engineer with IChemE (British Institute of Chemical Engineers).

He has 27 years’ experience in engineering and managerial roles in the process plant, structural, management consulting and engineering consulting environments.

Rowen joined the team in 2021. As a Pr Eng with a diverse project and engineering background, he understands “what engineers require of engineers”.

Rowen’s scope includes:

  • Engineering across all disciplines

Business Support Team

Mandy Hughes - Finance Support Specialist

Mandy has a BComm Honours and spent her early career in the corporate world where she was responsible for administration, financial support and project management.

Mandy joined the team in 2021.  Her attention to detail, pride in everything she does and her love for people make her the perfect ‘Finance Support’ Recruitment Specialist.

Mandy’s scope includes:

  • Accounting Support/Bookkeeping
  • Private and Corporate Banking
  • Financial Analysis
  • Wealth and Investments/Paraplanning
  • Legal, Risk and Compliance
  • Credit
  • Short-term Insurance

Robyn Gertenbach - Business Support Specialist

Robyn has a 25-year career in HR and Recruitment. After completing her Legal and Industrial Psychology degree, Robyn worked as an HR Manager for one of SA’s leading CA firms. She then ran her own very successful recruitment company for many years.

Robyn is fun and energetic and just loves connecting people! 

She joined the Dixie Office Talent Division in 2023 and is responsible for all Business Support roles including:

  • Executive Assistants/PA’s
  • Front Office
  • Administrative Support roles in all disciplines
  • Customer Service/Call Centre/Internal Sales
  • Legal Secretarial

Research and Support

Jenny Burgess - Talent Researcher

Jenny has a BComm Marketing Honours degree and is our dedicated ‘researcher’ and ‘talent mapper’’. She is a good Office Manager too! Jenny co-ordinates the entire search process and having joined the team in 2006, she has a deep-rooted network, long-term relationships and a great memory bank of where the top talent is hiding in the passive market.  Jenny keeps our talent pool growing!

Shivonne Lloyd - Office Administrator

Shivonne is our cheerful Office Administrator, providing support to all the consultants – a juggling task at the best of times!

Shivonne is our jack of all trades and master of all! Shivonne is your first point of contact in the office.