Sheryle Moon was recognised by John Howard, during his tenure as Prime Minister, as one of the twenty most influential women in Australia and included in the Foundation program for Honoring Women. Sheryle Moon is the Director Australia & New Zealand for the RossJuliaRoss, one of Australia's premiere ASX listed recruitment companies. RossJuliaRoss deliver the people, process and technology solutions that help organisations achieve their potential.
Sheryle has worked for more than 25 years in the professional services sector split almost equally between the ICT and recruitment industries. Previous roles include CEO of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), Vice President of Computer Sciences Corporation, and a managing partner with Accenture.
Sheryle's last senior recruitment role was as Director of Recruitment and Staffing Solutions, Australasia for employment services provider, Manpower Services Australia. Her expertise and experience in the ICT sector is recognised by her inclusion on multiple boards advising the Australian government on attraction and retention strategies for young people to the ICT industry, the retention of women in the industry sector and the ICT priorities for Australia.
In 1999, Sheryle was named Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year, and a year later was inducted into the Business Women's Hall of Fame. She sits on a number of private sector and Australian Government advisory boards. She has a Bachelor of Economics and a number of postgraduate qualifications, including a Masters of Management in Technology. She was recently inducted into the ANU Hall of Fame for her contribution to Australian Business prosperity and the ICT industry.
Sheryle is an author and has published two books. The first in 2001 is a treatise on the attitudes of young Australians towards careers and jobs in the Science Engineering and Technology sectors. Called SET for Life it provided a number of recommendations to government and industry to develop solutions to the attraction of young people into these industries which underpin prosperity in Australia.
Her second book, SelfScape, describes practical strategies for achieving success and life/work balance in today’s hectic world. Sheryle is widely considered a role model for women and particularly women in ICT and has spoken for over a decade on this subject.