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Andrew Richards

Client Partner
Andrew Richards is a Client Partner for Korn Ferry Executive Search Melbourne. Andrew is a member of the Firm's Global Professional services, Education and Board Services practices.

Mr. Richards has strong management experience through being a founding Partner of a national boutique search firm, and for 11 years lead a Board, Legal, Risk and Governance practice.

Previously Mr. Richards has had over 19 years of experience in executive search, assisting clients on their talent and leadership requirements at C-suite and Board levels across the corporate, government and not for profit sectors.

Mr. Richards has extensive experience in the appointment of CEO, CRO, General Counsel, Company Secretaries, and Non-Executive Directors to some of Australia's leading companies and non-profit organisations.

Before entering the executive recruitment industry, Mr. Richards was a corporate lawyer for over 12 years, working in leading international law firms in both Melbourne and London, specialising in large scale commercial litigation.

Mr Richards holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University, and a Masters of business Administration from the UNSW.

He is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia.