Korn Ferry
Shelly Fust

Shelly Fust

Senior Client Partner, Global Energy/Industrial Practice, Leader, CleanTech/Renewable Energy/Sustainability

Los Angeles

Ms. Fust is a Senior Client Partner within the firm’s Global Energy/Industrial Practice. Her search activities are focused on utilities, renewable energy, industrial and natural resources companies. She also leads the firms activities in CleanTech, Renewable Energy and Sustainability.

Ms. Fust combines sixteen years of partner-level search experience with an extensive knowledge base and network developed during her prior career in industry. Leveraging this combination of experience, Ms. Fust assists her clients develop the leadership teams required to compete successfully in dynamic and global markets.

Recent search experience includes Board Director, CEO, President, COO and CFO roles. Other functional roles include corporate development and strategy, business and project development, project finance, engineering and construction, EHS and corporate sustainability and responsibility.

Ms. Fust’s prior industry experience included work in energy consulting, power project development, natural gas marketing, structured finance, strategy and regulatory affairs.  She began her career at Frito–Lay in environmental engineering where she participated in the design and permitting of innovative water and wastewater treatment facilities, cogeneration and  pollution control equipment. She was also responsible for developing the company’s first programs for strategic energy sourcing and energy hedging.  

Ms. Fust holds a master’s in Environmental Science from the University of Texas at Dallas and a bachelor’s in Zoology (Biology and Environmental Science) from Miami University; Oxford, Ohio. She is also a member of the AIChE Sustainability Credentialing Advisory Council.

 

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