Meet our team
Meet our team

At Apricot Consulting our people are our greatest asset.

Having lived and worked in several countries, and now situated in USA, Brazil, UK and Australia our team draws upon their vast experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors and cross-cultural understanding to help create healthy organisations.

Here’s a bit more about the people who make our team.

Rick de Paiva

Rick de Paiva

Rick’s passion for people and seeing people work to their full potential has been evidenced through the range of positions he has held, and achieved in, over the last 20 years. Rick believes that if people are engaged with their work and see the value they add then everyone succeeds.

Jim Knaggs

Jim Knaggs

Having successfully completed over 40 years in non-profit administration, Jim has been an innovative leader of people, projects and programs across the United States, Australia, and around the world. As CEO for the past 10 years, he has led growth, sustainability and multifaceted development in The Salvation Army.

Jessica Sullivan

Jessica Sullivan

Jessica comes to Apricot Consulting with extensive experience in the Higher Education sector, including events, advancement, development, and alumni engagement for University of Sydney, University of Melbourne, and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the UK.