AUTOrecruit is a registered Private Employment Agency specialising in the recruitment of experienced staff for retail franchised motor dealers throughout Australia and the South Pacific. Most of our work is with franchised dealers, but we will happily handle any automotive industry associated business.

Geoff Fowler, Chris Fowler, Mara Nogarotto and Kelly Mclean make up the team at AUTOrecruit.

AUTOrecruit was previously also known as Confidential Automotive Recruitment Services (CARS).

 Chris Fowler has been involved in the industry from an early age. Upon completing his Bachelor of Business degree with a major in Human Resources, Chris worked at a senior level in both the Brisbane legal and recruitment industries. Having moved through the ranks of various middle and top tier law firms and experienced life at senior management level, Chris decided that it was time to join AUTOrecruit and focus on growing our service offering on a national and international scale. Chris has been a key member of AUTOrecruit since 2007. View all jobs posted by Chris. linkedin-logo


Mara Nogarotto is our person on the ground in Sydney. Mara has been involved with the automotive industry for many years, beginning her working life with Toyota Financial Services in 1987 as a Finance Clerk. She spent the next 17 years with Toyota in various roles, before taking a brief break and joining Motor Staff. Since joining AUTOrecruit in 2013 Mara has the recruitment requirements for the NSW clients and candidates in hand. With her many years of automotive experience, she understands the NSW market and has forged many client relationships. View jobs posted by Maralinkedin-logo


Kelly Mclean is originally from the UK, and joined us in 2015. Kelly holds a Diploma of HR and Recruitment and was a parts rep for several years in the UK in both the automotive and truck industries. She’s also worked in dealerships in Australia since emigrating in 2013. Kelly enjoys living in Australia, going to the beach, getting out and finding new places, dining out playing football (soccer) and going to watch the Brisbane Roar play. View jobs posted by Kelly linkedin-logo

Geoff Fowler established AUTOrecruit in 1997 and brings to the organisation a 44 year career in the automotive and tractor industries. Geoff has worked in the industry at both wholesale and retail levels with a variety of automotive and tractor franchises and was a Dealer Principal for 16 years. Geoff commenced his career with Ford Australia at Broadmeadows and moved to Queensland in the late 1970’s as Dealer Principal of Metro Ford in Brisbane. When not at work, Geoff is a keen golfer and enjoys a round of 18. Geoff regularly competes in social golfing tournaments and is happy to be playing with a handicap hovering around 10.