Who is Quantum?

Quantum Human Resources (Quantum HR) was envisaged in 2019 when Elisia Coetzee and Rob Sheppard combined their two successful HR consultancies in a merger that capitalised on their experience and reputation for trusted HR support in Australia.

With over 38 years of combined knowledge, Quantum HR have a proven ability to support all sized businesses in industries that include:

  • construction
  • retail
  • engineering
  • hospitality
  • not-for-profit
  • healthcare
  • manufacturing
  • professional services

Our extensive hands-on experience managing HR for growing businesses, global projects and the internal HR function for large management teams, means Quantum HR can translate best practice HR into any size organisation.

Our approach

Quite simply, we work as a member of your team to provide a reliable and professional outsourced HR partner for when you have ‘people problems’.

Be it one of the Partners themselves or hand picked members of their team or networks, our aim is to turn your strategy into action!

This could simply be creating robust contracts through to strategic HR planning that supports your business plan. Either way, Quantum HR have the knowledge and experience to help you.

Our Team

Rob Sheppard (Director)

Rob has been leading and managing frontline human resources (HR) and recruitment functions for businesses for over 17 years. He enjoys the nitty gritty of hands-on HR work and loves getting into the detail with clients on their HR issues and coming up with workable, practical solutions.

Rob has worked in both small business and retail franchise through to managing the HR function for global projects in excess of $450 million. He’s also managed multi-discipline teams spread across national and international locations.

He is a Chartered Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute and holds academic qualifications in Human Resources Management and Marketing.

Rob knows all about the benefits that good HR practices can bring to companies, and loves dealing with those tricky HR compliance and performance issues that others run a mile to avoid!

When he’s not helping small businesses thrive, you’ll find him taking photos or planning and cooking family meals.


Elisia Coetzee (Director)

Elisia is a respected HR & IR Specialist and Leadership Coach with 18 years plus experience in a broad range of human resources and industrial relations fields.

Experienced in a number of industries including Construction, Mining, Manufacturing, Banking, Real Estate and Non-For-Profit.

She is proactive and extremely passionate about people development and understands what drives a business – including how to align its people to the business strategy.

Elisia holds academic qualifications in Human Resources and Business Management and is a Chartered Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute

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