Lauren Madden



Contracting Executive search Fundraising Marketing

Education, Government, Healthcare and Not-for-Profit

Lauren joined the Six Degrees team in 2019 as Manager of our NFP, Education and Government team in Melbourne. Lauren specialises in Communications, Media, Policy, Programs and Advocacy/Stakeholder Relations roles. With over 9 years of recruitment experience, Lauren brings a great depth of experience to the team.

Lauren’s passion for government and the third sector was sparked with her case management role in the Job Services sector in 2009. Working collaboratively with other community services organisation to enhance and support job readiness, and ultimately impact participants lives through employment. This desire to impact lives continued when Lauren moved across into agency recruitment in 2012 and supporting professionals with their next career opportunity or new hire on their team.

Along her recruitment journey, Lauren has recruited many senior roles for high profile clients such as the University of Melbourne, Monash University and the Heart Foundation.

As well as gaining great satisfaction in finding the right role for the right candidate, Lauren has an equal passion for training and coaching others, which has led to her building and developing successful teams and consultants over the years.

‘To me, a leader is a someone who holds her- or himself accountable for finding potential in people and processes” – Brene Brown