Merger of Livingstones and SHR to create National Consultancy


Human resource consultancies Livingstones and SHR have signed a heads of agreement to merge their businesses and create a broad based multi-faceted national consultancy that will better serve their combined client bases. 

The merger follows extensive due diligence and after Livingstones and SHR have worked together on many projects which highlighted the professional and cultural synergies both companies share. 

The new company will commence operating on 31 December 2018. The company’s Chair and Chief Executive Officer will be Alex Aspromourgos (Livingstones current Managing Director) and Steve Rayner ( SHR’s current Chief Executive Officer) respectively.

“As Livingstones and SHR join forces we remain fully committed to providing the very best services our clients have come to expect,” Mr Rayner said.  

Our new national footprint will significantly strengthen our capabilities allowing us to increase our value proposition by providing more comprehensive people solutions. 


Livingstones are employment relationship advisors who provide employers with an extensive range of specialist services across industrial relations, human resource management and organisational development.  

Working within a wide variety of industry sectors, Livingstones proudly service independent schools, government departments and statutory authorities, government owned corporations as well as clients in the power, utilities, fast-moving consumer goods, hospitality, entertainment and not for profit sectors. 

Livingstones have been in business for over 35 years and operates from offices in Queensland and New South Wales. 


SHR is a team of experienced human resource practitioners and specialists that provides broad human resources consulting, industrial and employee relations, contracting, business migration and managed services to clients throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region. 

While SHR supports clients across many industries, they are recognised for their experience and capability in the oil and gas, mining, construction, engineering, infrastructure and utility industries.

SHR have been in business for nearly 25 years and have offices in Western Australia and Victoria. 

For further information about the merger please contact:  Nadia Taylor , Director |  Head of Strategy and Business Services on +61 7 3833 1200 or

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