Our Team

Mark Smith – Managing Director

Mark joined Career Moves in September 2017. Mark has 25 years of business and general management experience at an international level. Mark has a post graduate degree in business management from Waikato university

Ann Marie Daniel – Supported employment team leader

Ann-Marie holds a BA in Social Sciences and Management from Waikato University, majoring
in human resource management & psychology.
She has over ten years’ experience working within the support services sector.
Seven years ago she joined Career Moves, “It’s pretty humbling being able to witness human resilience and determination on a daily basis.”
• Bachelor of Social Sciences and Management – Waikato University majoring in human resource management & psychology
• Over ten years’ experience working within the support services sector

Janet Gunn – Employment Consultant

Janet has a broad experience in the sector and has worked with clients at Career Moves for 13 years.

In 2010 she gained a Certificate in Employment Support and in 2008 she completed a BA in Business Studies at Wintec.
She enjoys working with all people of diverse backgrounds and different abilities, helping them with their employment journey.


Charlie Daniel – Employment Consultant

Charlie joined Career moves in 2020 he has a strong commercial background having worked in manufacturing and graphic design industries. He is a strong people’s person who believes that every person should have an opportunity to be the best they can


Renee joined Career Moves as an employment consultant in January of 2021. For the five years prior to working in Supported Employment, she worked at Fraser High School in Hamilton, as the Gateway Placement Coordinator. There she was in charge of all the senior student work experience placements in a range of industries, ran workshops on CV writing and interview skills, and organised short courses for students. Renee has a passion for working with youth, she has a special knack for working with students who have barriers to employment and specialised learning needs. She has previous volunteer experience in mental health, as well as a lived experience,  so she empathises and identifies strongly with her clients who have mental health barriers.

so I identify strongly, and empathise with my clients that have mental health barriers.


Vicky joined Career Moves in June 2021 and has always wanted to help people in any she I can. She has a background in Hospitality, working in various parts of the industry for 6 years. In doing she had hands-on experience developing and managing a hospitality business. From she went into caregiving and support work where she has worked for the last 5 years. Vicky has hands-on experience with people who have barriers to work both from a professional position and in my personal life as well as a personal experience dealing with mental health


Originally born and raised in South Africa and Immigrated to New Zealand in 2016. She has since started two businesses in New Zealand and continues to manage them while working and studying further with the beautiful team here at Career Moves!

She has a strong background in Business Relations, Conflict Resolution and Communications (in New Zealand and abroad).  As a Life Coach, Quartney has a  range of experience in the health and wellbeing sector, focusing on both physiological and mental health. She has studied in a variety of areas gaining diplomas in, among others, Health & Beauty, TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language), Advance Massage Therapy, Color & Sound Therapy, Water Fitness & Water Therapy Instructor.  Quartney joined the Career Moves Team in February 2021 as an Employment Consultant and she is excited to meet you!

She loves to use a personal approach to our services and makes it her aim to inspire and facilitate all individuals to not only overcome and manage their needs, but also thrive in whatever situation they may be in.

She believes self-worth is of the utmost importance as it has a huge part to play in your success!


Jan Delaney – Administration

Jan joined Career Moves in November 2019 and has a background in teaching, administration and organisational support working in the health care and early childhood sectors. Jan is a vital part of our client support team.