Driven by a passion for people and changing lives.

Who are we

Platinum People Group is a specialised Mortgage Brokerage and Third-Party Banking recruitment firm. As a boutique group without large overheads or management committees, our passion and focus is solely on delivering outstanding results for our clients and candidates. We listen and ask the right questions to ensure we can help you achieve your business or career goals.

What we do

Platinum People Group helps business owners and leaders find, qualify, attract and engage the best candidates in the market. We educate employers on how to make smart hiring decisions. We guide and educate our candidates on how to reach new heights in their careers and help them to uncover exciting opportunities.


Platinum People Group prides itself on being an award-winning agency, as well as, an active judge and educator/presenter for a number of awards and industry programs.

Our Team

Driven by passionate people

Roland Youakim

Founder & Director

While our business may be young, our Founder has been guiding businesses within the mortgage broking, aggregation, financial planning and retail and third party banking sectors since 2010. It is Roland’s passion to build creative recruitment strategies and efficient processes that deliver better candidates in less time. After 6 years of successfully working for other corporations, Roland created Platinum People Group to help SME businesses get ahead.

Roland loves meeting and getting to know new people. It is this passion that led him to recruitment almost 9 years ago.

Outside the office Roland enjoys a hit of tennis, searching for new brunch venues, drinking coffee and watching the mighty Bombers.

Contact details:
03 9913 9642 | 0433 602 737

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Rhys Carman

Recruitment Lead - VIC

Working within a sector he’s passionate about, Rhys is like a captain steering his ship towards success, fueled by his process-driven mindset and goal-oriented spirit.

Each day, he brings a wave of energy as he dives into the dynamic world of Recruitment. Rubbing shoulders with top talent and savvy clients is where Rhys finds himself most happy and embodies him with enthusiasm, he’s not just guiding careers; he’s orchestrating journeys filled with excitement, purpose, and achievement.

Contact details:
03 9913 9642 |0403 651 015

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India McCulloch

Recruitment Consultant - VIC

India is a goal-driven enthusiast who thrives on personal growth. She loves helping others achieve their aspirations.

In her role as a recruiter, India is all about empowering individuals to reach their fullest potential. She finds immense joy in making a positive impact on people’s lives, guiding them toward their career ambitions.

After making a move from Queensland to Melbourne, India embraces city life. She’s excited to explore and connect with new faces during her downtime.

Contact details:
03 9913 9642 |0402 430 367

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Matthew Lee

Social Media Manager and Content Creator

Having graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Media from Macquarie University, Matthew has a solid foundation in marketing principles and strategies. He has previously worked for two years in the marketing field, gaining valuable experience and insights into the industry. With his passion for creativity and innovation, Matthew is eager to contribute to PPG’s marketing efforts and help drive their success.

As he embarks on this new chapter with PPG, Matthew is enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead and looks forward to making a positive impact with his marketing skills and creative contributions. Keep an eye out for Matthew’s innovative ideas as he works to elevate PPG’s social media presence and create engaging content for the brand.

Contact details:
03 9913 9642

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