Mark Smith


Managing Director

Commencing his career with Deloitte in the late 1980’s, Mark is a qualified Accountant. In 1994, he decided to make a career switch to the recruitment industry. During his early recruitment career with two listed recruitment entities, Mark recruited and managed teams in both temporary and permanent disciplines, in the Sydney, Brisbane and London markets. In February 2005, Mark established people2people with Manda Milling and Simon Gressier. Mark is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), a member of the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (MRCSA) and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).


Good service, excellent candidates, efficient process.

​Mark, Senior Accountant
May 2017

people2people are the peak of professionalism. 

Alannah, Call Centre Manager
April 2017

Professional approach, prompt action and took the time to understand our businss in order to assist with resourcing initiatives.

Madeline, HR Manager
March 2017

Regularly outstanding. 

Sandra, Finance Director
​February 2017


people2people has been consistently recognised for our service to clients and candidates. Some of the most notable awards received by people2people include:

2007 City of Sydney Business Awards - Winner professional services
2009 REA - Winner Best Startup
2009 REA - Winner Best Brand
2010 REA - Finalist Staffing and Retention
2010 SARA Awards - Winner Medium Generalist
2010 REA - Finalist Best Brand
2011 SARA Awards - Finalist Medium Generalist
2011 REA - Winner Staffing and Retention
2012 SARA Awards - Finalist Medium Generalist
2013 SARA Awards - Finalist Medium Generalist
2014 SARA Awards - Finalist Medium Generalist
2016 Recruitment International Growth Company of the Year – Australia
2017 Finalist Back Office Support Team of the Year - Australia
2017 Finalist Recruitment International Growth Company of the Year – Australia​​

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