The Role of Search Firms in Board Placements

Helen Metcalfe

Helen Metcalfe is a senior member of Russell Reynolds’ Board & CEO Advisory Partners. She specializes in Chairman, Chief Executive and Non-Executive Director appointments and board advisory work including succession planning and board effectiveness. She has a particular focus on financial services, supporting clients in the investment, wealth management, insurance Read more

Tamara Box

Tamara Box is an experienced C‐Suite executive, independent director and global business leader.

She is currently Managing Partner, Europe and Middle East for global law firm Reed Smith, ranked in the world’s top 25 with revenues exceeding $1.42 billion annually, where she is a member of the Senior Management TeamRead more

Kate Grussing

Kate is the Founder of Sapphire Partners. Her early career was in corporate finance for financial institutions at Morgan Stanley in New York and London (1986-1989). After getting her MBA, Kate worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey in London and New York from 1991-1997 specialising in wholesale financial services: Read more

Susie Cummings

I had been a headhunter for 30 years.

Then in 2014, I had one of those lightbulb moments when I realized that, in the digital age, there had to be a better way of hiring new board members beyond little black books and the old boys’ network. So I set Read more

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 Read more