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The biggest demographic is 30 to 50,” Ms Ward said.“They’ve focused on their careers, they’ve got their finances sorted out and now they want a life balance.“A lot of people think it will happen naturally, but as you get older the chance of meeting someone through your friends diminishes as they’re getting married and having kids.”One of her rules is that the man and woman don’t know each other’s surnames on the first date.“If they hit it off she’ll find out he’s a multi-millionaire down the track,” she said.
And unlike the smartphone dating app Tinder, the agency focuses on matchmaking, not hook-ups.
Ms Ward partners couples on “non-negotiable qualities”, such as physical form, whether they smoke or ever want children.“If you’ve got a good-looking person, traditionally you’re going to match them with someone as attractive as what they are – that would make sense,” she said.
Because of the way the bureau’s fees are structured, it tends to attract professionals.
About half of the people who inquire reach the interview stage and are then “prepped”.“We coach them before the date, we are in these people’s worlds,” Ms Ward said.“We are their new best friends, we aren’t there to tell them what they want to hear.“We get feedback after each date so you can put together a true picture of who they are.”Her company sources potential matches from their huge database and also employ “head hunters” who seek out eligible men and women, as well as “scouting” at corporate events, private parties and the races.