ERS People

Dion Smith

Chief Sales Officer

Dion is Executive Risk Solutions’ Chief Sales Officer and is also in charge of the ERS Recruitment division. ERS Recruitment specialises in creating pathways for Ex-Defence personnel, as well as providing highly skilled and qualified staff to private organisations.

Dion began his career in recruitment for Integrated Workforce (now part of the Programmed Group), where he held various management and executive positions, in both sales and operations. From there he moved to TSS Westaff from 2007 to 2011, and then onto Mining People International, where he was the General Manager for Sales and Strategy. His most recent role was Head of Sales and Marketing for Vocation in Education.

Dion has served on the Board of two publicly listed recruitment and professional services companies as an Executive Director, and was also a Board Member for the WA State Branch of Save the Children from 2006–2008.  Dion was appointed as a Commissioner at Legal Aid in December 2010 as a nominee of the State Attorney General.

He holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Australia, and Masters of Business Administration from the University of NSW/University of Sydney.

Dion has 4 children and is involved in many voluntary activities through the school and sports communities.