About Revelian

Who We Are


Revelian is an Australian-owned organisation specialising in the development and delivery of cutting-edge psychometric assessments to give our clients unique, data-driven insight into human behaviour at work.


Revelian has been in operation since 1999. Over 80% of the assessments in our product suite are proprietary, developed by our talented team of psychologists and software engineers, and used by organisations throughout the world.


Each year, more than 200,000 individuals globally undertake Revelian assessments. And we deliver assessments to clients all over the world.

What We Do


Revelian’s unique suite of talent acquisition assessments encompasses cognitive ability, personality (behavioural), values and culture fit, work preferences, reliability and integrity, role fit, engagement, emotional intelligence, and resilience as well as world-first game-based cognitive ability assessments.


We pride ourselves on partnering with our clients to deliver streamlined, interactive and reliable psychometric solutions,  customised to meet unique business requirements. Our assessments are developed, reviewed and interpreted by experienced registered psychologists, and our reports are straightforward and easy for any people manager to understand.  We provide measurable, useful insights to our customers, not just theory.


Our customer base comprises a broad range of industry sectors inclusive of government and defence, HR and business consulting, banking, finance and insurance, accounting and business services, recruitment, utilities and infrastructure, retail, manufacturing and industrial, transport and logistics, and tourism and hospitality.


Our products give employers unique, data-driven insight into human behaviour at work, helping them to clearly identify: 

All of this, in turn, enables our client partners to have stronger, more sustainable and successful businesses.

Why We’re Here


We believe that everyone deserves to be happy at work. That’s why we develop fair, objective and innovative assessments to inform effective people decisions.

Our Vision


Empowering effective people decisions at work

Our Mission


To provide innovative, cloud-based HR tools to inform effective people decisions

 Our Values

Where We’ve Come From


Why Choose Us

There are many reasons why the world’s most well-regarded employers choose Revelian assessments to make more effective hiring and development decisions.  Here’s our top 10.


  1. We’ve been around for decades (you may be familiar with our previous name, Onetest).
  2. We use our own assessments to ensure we hire the best people around. Our team is talented, creative, stable and love their jobs.
  3. We’re the only provider with a 12-month no re-sit policy. This means people cannot sit the same assessment more than once within a 12-month period – so they can’t practice. This produces fairer, more robust results.
  4. Our assessments are developed, reviewed and interpreted by experienced registered psychologists. But our reports are straightforward and easy for any people manager to understand.
  5. Our award-winning, cutting-edge game-based assessments have been independently validated by leading experts in the field.
  6. We operate ethically, in strict accordance with Australian Psychology Society (APS) guidelines. Revelian is also a member of the International Test Commission and compliant with the Computer-Based Testing Guidelines.
  7. Customer-centricity is part of our DNA, which is why our current satisfaction rating exceeds 90%, and our Net Promoter Score is 22 points above the global average.
  8. Our assessments are delivered fully online and can be accessed from anywhere in the world, with 7-day support to customers and test-takers available from our Australian client services centre.
  9. We’re quality assured and data security focussed. Our production servers are hosted in data centres that meet the most stringent security assurance and process requirements. Revelian maintains an ISO9001 certification to ensure quality in the storage, use, and management of data.
  10. We are integrated with some of the world’s leading Applicant Tracking Systems, as well as offering straightforward integration via our Public API.

Meet our leadership team

Cherie Curtis - Revelian

Cherie Curtis


As CEO of Revelian, Cherie is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the business, and delivers solutions that utilise advancements in both technology and psychology to provide best practice outcomes to a variety of customers globally. Cherie joined Revelian (then Onetest) in 2003 as an intern, progressing to Head of Psychology in 2005 and then CEO in 2015.


Cherie has been recognised as the nation’s top leader in the 2016 AIM Leadership Excellence Awards, and was a finalist in the 2015 Qld Telstra Business Women’s Awards. Cherie is a registered Organisational Psychologist and Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David Dahl - Revelian

David Dahl


David joined Revelian in 2000, as a Non Executive Director and major shareholder. He continues to be keenly involved with the innovation and development of new products and Revelian’s success in new markets.


Before joining Revelian, David founded Tradelink Plumbing Supplies and subsequently sold this company to Burns Philp Limited. David is non-executive director of Revelian and Ellume Pty Ltd, a medical diagnostic development company. He is also CEO and Director of several property development companies.


David is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Steven Dahl - Revelian

Steven Dahl


In December 1998 Steven had an idea for a business that would help organisations to reduce the time and cost of recruiting the right people into the right job. He started Onetest and more than ten years on, that idea has evolved into Revelian, Australia’s leading provider and publisher of psychometric testing, employee surveys and communications analytics.


Steven began his career as an Accountant with KPMG before leaving the field of chartered accounting to explore opportunities in recruitment. Steven joined Michael Page in Sydney and it is this experience which helped him shape Revelian’s early solutions.


Steven has a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and IT from Griffith University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). He is an avid sports fan and regularly participates in golf, snow skiing and beach volleyball.

David Dahl - Revelian

John Hummelstad


John has more than 25 years of experience in the corporate development sector, assisting companies to take advantage of strategic partnerships, scaling their revenues, attracting investment and realizing their potential.


While highly skilled in business development, John is also experienced in the software and IT industry having worked for global corporations including IBM Software Group Asia Pacific, IBM Venture Capital, Microsoft Venture Capital and Serena Software where until 2010 he was the Asia Pacific Managing Director.


John has a Masters Degree from the Macquarie University of Graduate Management in Sydney, Australia, a Certificate in Business Strategy from London School of Business, and a Leadership 21 Certificate from Mt Eliza Business School.

 Meet our senior managers

Vass Malanos - Revelian

Vass Malanos


Chief Finance & Revenue Officer

Vass’s career initially involved working in accounting public practice before moving into CFO commercial roles in industries including retail, wholesale and manufacturing.


Vass’s successes include transitioning Australian companies onto the international stage and leading the way in people and process development change for high growth enterprises. Further experience in areas such as commercial law, quality assurance, taxation and safety provides certainty to our clients about the business they are partnered with.


Vass manages the national Enterprise Sales Team which includes Client Relationship Managers and Psych Consultants across three states.

Kate Phillips

B. Bus. (Advertising), M. Mgt. (Marketing), MAICD

Chief Marketing Officer

Kate joined Revelian in 2015, continuing a 20+ year career in B2B marketing which has spanned the HR and recruitment sectors internationally, as well as government, media, transport and construction.


Kate holds a Master of Management, Bachelor of Business and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.


In her current role, Kate is responsible for Revelian’s marketing, digital sales and international partnership strategies.

Jason Blaik

BA (Hons Psych), MOrg Psych, MAPS

Head of Psychology

Jason joined Revelian in 2002 and has played an integral role in the development of its core suite of online assessments, consulting products, and more recently game-based assessments. His particular areas of interest lie in the fields of personnel selection and psychological assessment.


Jason graduated from the University of Queensland with a BA (Psych) (Hons) and has completed a Masters in Organisational Psychology from Griffith University. He has general registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, practice endorsement as an Organisational Psychologist, and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, College of Organisational Psychologists and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Lea Medhurst

Diploma of Business (IT)

Chief Technology Officer/Head of R&D

Lea joined the Revelian team in 2017 following an extensive career with a global technology leader, advising many of Asia Pacific’s leading companies on innovative technology trends. He has more than 10 years’ experience in enterprise application architecture and digital technologies including artificial intelligence and cognitive and has been involved in a wide range of industries such as government, utilities, transport, and military.


Lea holds a Diploma of Business (IT) from Queensland University of Technology.

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