Danielle Van Velthuizen

Partner, HSE & Human Resources

Creates genuine and authentic connections with both candidates and clients, and a pragmatic approach

Danielle is our Partner, HSE & Human Resources. She specialises in human resources, and health, safety & environment. She has an incredibly wide network of connections that have been fostered over many years, with an in depth knowledge of the industry and roles she recruits for.

Danielle has over eleven years’ experience within recruitment and human resources, firstly working internally within oil & gas and financial services organisations before moving to u&u to specialise in HR and HSE.

She has recruited and placed over 1,000 roles in the HR and HSE space whilst at u&u, in contract and permanent capacities. She prides herself on building a strong rapport with her candidates and clients by understanding their needs and pain points, which means she can get the best out of the recruiting process for all parties.

Danielle is known for her exceptional customer service focus, long standing relationships and speed of turnaround. She brings a whole lot of “oomph” to our HR and HSE team. Danielle is supported by a high performing candidate resourcer who has a focus on exceptional candidate experience and ensuring speed to market for our clients.

The roles Danielle recruits include:

  • HR Business Partner
  • HR Business Partner
  • Industrial Relations Advisor
  • HR Coordinator
  • HR Administrator
  • Recruitment Advisor
  • Learning & Development Specialist
  • Head of Health, Safety & Environment
  • Environment Manager
  • Risk Advisor
  • HSE Superintendent
  • Safety Manager / Advisor
  • HSE Systems Specialist

Danielle’s recent recruits:

  • Recruitment Advisor: Shine Lawyers
  • Training & Development Lead: Australian Agricultural Company
  • HR Manager: Mates4Mates
  • Safety and Environment Operational Manager: Unitywater
  • National Safety Manager: Greyhound Australia
  • HR Business Partner: QScan Group
  • Diversity & Inclusion Advisor: Griffith University
  • IR Specialist: Lutheran Services

Get to know Dani

Favourite drink of choice? A spicy marg or a large coffee

My last meal on earth would it be… Nachos

If I had a superpower, it would be… Creating more time in the week!

What’s the best advice you’ve been given? Adventure before dementia

Who are u?

Learn More



Spread the love.

We love to share great ideas and information too!