Craig Bernhardt

Craig Bernhardt

Managing Director

Main: +61 2 8028 7761
Mobile: +61 408 699 125

Level 24, 1 Martin Place
Sydney NSW 2000


Craig specialises in C-suite and senior-level retained search engagements across a range of industries and functional areas. His clients include private equity firms, family-owned businesses, ASX 200 entities and many emerging to middle-market growth companies in the financial services, insurance, technology, consumer products, entertainment, real estate and professional services industries.

Throughout his career as a human capital and talent acquisition expert, Craig has earned a global reputation for discretion, effectiveness and excellence in executive search and assessment. He takes pride in gaining an in-depth understanding of the needs of both his clients and candidates in order to facilitate successful, high-quality matches. With a bespoke approach to every search, Craig’s goal is to ensure his clients build superior leadership teams that enable them to create sustainable and competitive advantages in their respective markets. With a proven track record of placing senior finance professionals in various sectors, Craig has cultivated a deep understanding of cultural nuances within the organisations he has served with over the years.


With almost 18 years’ experience, Craig first joined Robert Half in London in 1999 and spent many years in senior leadership roles within the firm’s Finance Practice, working in both London and Sydney. In 2010 Craig launched his own Sydney based recruitment firm specialising in the senior finance leadership space. During that time Craig developed many successful relationships with various senior stakeholders within the Australian marketplace.