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Laurie O'Shea

Laurie O'Shea

Global Sector Leader, Insurance, Member, Board & CEO Practice


Laurie A. O'Shea is the Global Sector Leader of Korn Ferry’s Insurance Practice and a member of the Board & CEO practice based in the Chicago office.

Prior to Korn Ferry, Ms. O’Shea worked at a global search firm, where she was Global Head of the Insurance Practice, as well as a member of the CEO & Board and Inclusion Practices.

With twenty-five plus years of experience in search, Ms. O’Shea has broad depth of knowledge and experience in the global insurance market, combined with her track record of success in working closely with global organizations and leaders. Over the course of her career, she has also recruited across a wide range of industries for boards of directors.

Ms. O’Shea is a former member of both the Chicago Finance Exchange and Illinois Venture Capital Association. She also serves on the board of One Million Degrees, a Chicago based not-for-profit focusing on education for low-income students and is a member of The Chicago Network.

Ms. O’Shea received her undergraduate degree from Beloit College and her master's degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago.