Karin Barnick

Karin Barnick

Karin Barnick is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry’s Board & CEO Services Practice. She is also a leading member of the Firm’s Global Financial Markets practice where her longstanding expertise relates particularly to the broader investment management industry, including pensions and wealth management.

Karin is a seasoned advisor to Boards across a broad spectrum of financial services. She brings extensive search experience working across a range of Board and C-suite roles in both listed and private companies, including Chair and CEO succession projects.

She is Korn Ferry UK’s ambassador for Diversity and Inclusion, supporting the firm’s Efficacy for Women in Leadership programmes and has a strong focus on identifying female talent to increase the representation of women on boards.

In her previous career, Karin worked in capital markets for Morgan Stanley, Salomon Brothers and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken. She joined Korn Ferry in 2009 through the acquisition of the Whitehead Mann Partnership.

Karin is a member of the 30% Club Steering Committee.

She graduated from Lille University and is fluent in French and Swedish.