“As a boutique family run business, we have endeavoured to help companies, individuals and families for over 30 years to reconnect with their history and recover what is rightfully theirs. We care for our clients' business and the relationship they have with their customers. We feel privileged to provide support to our clients, aligning with their objectives and assisting in their successes.”

Richard Clark, Managing Director

Richard Clark

Managing Director


Our research team is highly experienced and fully equipped to apply their passion and expertise to their research and written work. Collectively, their knowledge of global records, resources and repositories and their ability to extract and strategically interpret information is unmatched. Our researchers have many years of experience and their ability to handle complex probate genealogy and extensive family history research is evidenced by their sophisticated research methodologies and comprehensive reporting capabilities.

Qualifications within the team include Diplomas in Family History Studies (SAG), Local Family and Applied History (UNE), Genealogical Research (SAG) and Degrees in Arts and Law (ANU). Within the team, there is a justice of the peace, fully qualified professional genealogists and our in-house lawyer. They hold memberships with the Society of Australian Genealogists, the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Law Society of New South Wales.




Our team of dedicated and professional case managers and account recovery specialists draw on a wealth of skills and experience across many industries to deliver positive results for our clients. Solution focused, persistent and patient, empathetic and analytical, our case managers thrive on the challenge to move a case forward from initial customer contact to completion and the delivery of recovered funds.

With backgrounds in sales and marketing, communications, business and financial services, clients benefit from our intimate understanding of the complexities of asset recovery.

Our team draws on a broad knowledge base and wealth of experience in many industries including banking and finance, telecommunications, manufacturing and government.





The objective of our communication programs is to cultivate increased recognition and collaboration amongst dormant account holders and beneficiaries on behalf of our clients.

First contact is a pivotal point in relationship development between a company and its dormant customers. For this reason we see the skills and capabilities of our communication team as unique differentiators of Worthington Clark and the services we offer.

With backgrounds in unclaimed property, marketing, communications, sponsorship, hospitality, client and business services, our communication programs team brings a quality mix of customer contact and communication skills to unclaimed property and probate genealogy services.

Charlotte Schaefer

Head of Research

Jackie Kelly


Samantha Smith

Senior Researcher

Kate Rutherford

Senior Researcher

Don Clark


Tony Hart

Case Manager

Rod Denington

Case Manager

The Communications Team

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