Principal Consultant, Global Financial Officer Practice

Anthony Byrne is a Principal Consultant in Korn Ferry's Global Financial Officer Practice based in the firm’s London office.

Anthony's core focus is on executive search and advising clients on talent acquisition and development across the Finance function and related areas. 

He has worked with clients across a wide range of industries, with deep expertise in the Industrial, Financial Services and Life Sciences sectors in particular. His expertise spans Group CFO appointments as well as the full suite of direct reports underneath, including divisional and regional Finance Directors, Commercial & Corporate Finance, Financial Control & Accounting, FP&A, Tax, Treasury and Internal Audit.

He has experience working with clients across a variety of ownership structures including FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 corporates, small-cap public companies, PE portfolio companies, family owned businesses, private partnerships and not-for-profit organisations. 

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Anthony spent six years with another "Big Five" global executive search firm where he was a core member of the Global Financial Officer Practice. Earlier in his career, he worked for a Financial Services search firm where he focused on Risk, Legal and Compliance mandates.

Anthony is an Irish national and studied at Trinity College Dublin, graduating with a BSc in Clinical Speech & Language Studies.