Korn Ferry

Cleo Kirkland


Cleo Kirkland is a Principal based in Korn Ferry’s Toronto office and is a member of the Firm’s Financial Services Practice, and a member of the Legal Center of Expertise.  She has extensive experience in Insurance and other corporate functions including Risk and Compliance.

Ms. Kirkland has conducted numerous mid- and senior-level engagements across a variety of functions with leading financial institutions, insurance companies and consultancies.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Kirkland spent five years as a director in the Toronto office of a leading legal recruitment firm, where she was responsible for handling assignments for some of the most respected Canadian law firms and corporations.  Ms. Kirkland is a lawyer and before starting her career in search, she practiced commercial litigation for four years with two leading Toronto law firms.

Ms. Kirkland holds a bachelor of arts from Queen’s University and both civil and common law degrees from McGill University.  She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2004.

Contact Cleo Kirkland

Phone: 1 416 365-4018

Brookfield Place, Bay Wellington Tower, Box 763
181 Bay Street, Suite 3810
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3