Ms. Williams joined Korn Ferry from another leading search company, where she was lead partner of the financial leadership (CFO & CRO) and insurance practices. She started her career with Ernst & Young where she worked in the banking and financial services industry sector in the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. As her chartered accounting career progressed, she became a recognized Credit Risk specialist.
She holds expertise in financial services sector, and a strong sales and account management.
She has led searches for some of Australia's leading ASX listed organizations and, with her focus on diversity, has developed a reputation for helping clients address issues surrounding a lack of diversity in leadership. She has worked with organizations to identify high potential diverse talent and facilitated client workshops on how to deal pragmatically with, and to respond to, some of the challenges associated with the current lack of diversity.
Ms. Williams holds a bachelor of arts (hons) in economics & politics from the University of Reading (United Kingdom) and is a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants.