About Us


Dealing with people and managing risks within an organisation can be complex. WorkPlacePLUS provides independent workplace investigations and integrated human resource services, so you can focus on the everyday needs of your business.


Since 2013, our experienced team have developed a sound reputation for providing practical solutions for our clients, across a diverse range of sectors, including Health, Aged Care, Disability, Community, Public, Not For Profit, Education, Financial and Small to Medium Business.


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Our Team


Anna Pannuzzo

Principal | HR Consultant


With 20+ years of senior HR management experience in aged care, health and community services, local government and education, Anna brings dynamic energy and distinct value across performance management, training and restructuring. Anna’s nursing background provides a unique insight into the HR challenges facing many employers.

  • AHRI Professional Member

  • IRSV Professional Member

  • ACHSE Associate Fellow 

  • Accredited Private Investigator

  • BBus HR & IR, Grad Dip Edu,
    Dip Nursing

Carmen Hurwitz

HR Consultant

Carmen is equipped with specialised mediation skills and 15+ years’ experience in HR Management. Carmen partners with organisations to provide support and advice on HR, ER and IR challenges. Her strength-based approach helps organisations to build on its current HR functions and further develop a committed, high performing employee culture.

Suzanne Stephanou

HR Consultant


Suzanne is passionate about delivering best practice and operational HR management, with 15+ years’ experience across multiple industries. Specialising in grievances, performance management, employee engagement, policies and workplace investigations, Suzanne brings energy and authenticity to her work, along with a dedication to excellence, innovation and empowerment.

  • Certified Professional Trainer

  • Leadership Coach

  • AHRI Professional Member

  • BSc Psychology

Mark Lew

HR Consultant

Mark is a performance-driven HR/IR leader and workplace relations consultant with 18 years’ experience across a range of sectors. Mark has a proven track record of supporting organisations with change management, enterprise agreements, workplace training and building relationships within an often-adversarial environment.

  • Accredited Private Investigator

  • Legal Background

  • AHRI Professional Member


Kathryn Woolridge

HR Consultant


Kathryn is passionate about building the capability of teams through business culture, leadership and employee engagement. An HR professional with extensive strategic and operational experience, Kathryn specialises in leadership and talent management, behavioural profiling, coaching, performance management and cultural change programs.

  • AHRI Professional member

  • Certified Professional Behavioural, Motivators & EQ Analayst

  • BBus Accounting

  • Grad Dip Superannuation Mgmt

Joe Pannuzzo

Director Business Services


Joe is a highly commercial Senior Executive with 30+ years' experience including a proven track record of implementing transformational change in some of Australia’s leading and most dynamic organisations. Joe has extensive expertise in such areas as strategy, governance, Finance/Treasury, Cultural Change Management, Project Management of Organisation Systems including risk and compliance and conducting independent workplace investigations.

  • Fellow CPA Australia

  • Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors

  • B.Bus. Majoring in Accounting

  • Accredited Private Investigator

Connie Juross

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


WorkPlacePLUS EAP's are facilitated by Connie Juross, an organisational consultant who is passionate about workplace health and wellbeing. Drawing from her extensive experience in coaching and counselling, Connie provides support and practical strategies to managers, teams and individuals who are experiencing stress and conflict.

  • B. Arts, B. Social Work

  • Post Grad in Personality Disorders

  • Certified Master NLP Practitioner 

  • Accredited member of EAP Assn

  • Accredited Mediator


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