Sourced - IT Recruitment

Our Team

Jason Bishop

Jason created Sourced Ltd after 13 years in the Professional Services sector, originally working in a range of Architectural roles before deciding to develop his previous experience further and branch into the IT industry in 2006. He has been (and continues to be) involved in specialist Software Training, Consulting and Support, working with a range of clients from SME's through to Tertiary Institutions. 

Sourced revolves around idea that perception is most peoples reality - built on an enviable history in the Christchurch IT market, we strive to challenge the market and perceptions of recruitment by simply being who we are; people with passion, integrity and honesty in all that we do. 

As Director and Business Owner, Jason brings a wealth of experience in business management, leadership, recruitment and managing staff, and drives the overall strategy, direction and business operation of Sourced.

Michelle Bishop

Michelle joins Sourced Ltd having been actively involved in the Christchurch IT industry for over 10 years, originally working in Sales & Account Management in the vendor space, before entering the IT Recruitment sector in 2003. 

Michelle has maintained a highly respected reputation in the Christchurch IT recruitment market over the past 7 years, partnering with a number of Christchurch's most high profile organisations including Christchurch City Council and Meridian Energy, providing end to end permanent and contract recruitment solutions and HR consulting services. 

Michelle has a specific focus on forging long term partnering relationships, and has worked consistently with many of her clients since her entry into the IT Sector. She is actively involved in the Christchurch IT community with a keen interest in graduate recruitment and development.

Chris Woods

Chris joined Sourced as a Senior Recruitment Consultant in early 2014.


Chris has over 20 years Christchurch based recruitment experience specialising previously in healthcare and medical staff for the Australasian, UK, and Middle Eastern markets.


Chris' job satisfaction comes from facilitating win-win situations. She achieves this with open and honest communication and a ‘no surprises' approach. She prides herself on being down to earth and being able to quickly build rapport, understanding, and a lasting relationship with all those she comes into contact with.


Chris' clients gain the benefit of her longevity in the industry through her knowledge of recruitment processes and systems, talent sourcing techniques and her unwavering desire to get the right people into the right jobs

Diana Mayes

Diana has just joined Sourced as our Office Manager in March 2022. 


Most recently working for MBIE/MIQ as a Business Administrator, Diana wanted to work for a smaller company with a strong focus on customer and client service and relationships.  She has over 30 years’ experience in Office Management and Business Administration for a variety of industries.


Diana returned home to New Zealand 8 years ago after living in Los Angeles for 20 years.  In her down time she enjoys cooking, gardening and travelling.

Andrea Baldsing

Andrea joined Sourced as a Recruitment Resourcer in late 2021 having just entered the Christchurch IT recruitment industry.


Recently graduated with a degree in Human Resource Management, Andrea's eagerness to build on her knowledge saw her exploring the payroll component in the accounting software space before joining the team at Sourced. Inspired by her upbringing across Sri Lanka, Qatar and New Zealand, she aims to bring a multicultural approach to relationship-building.


Outside of work, Andrea enjoys cooking and making sure her husky doesn't get in too much trouble.