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Barclay Burns

Managing Consultant, Financial Services
Barclay Burns is a Managing Consultant for Financial Markets within the Korn Ferry Search Practice aimed at mid-level professionals in North America. He is responsible for building and extending client relationships through excellence in search process delivery including strategy and execution. His accountability includes: providing high touch customer focus and candidate relationship management.

With nearly two decades of search experience focusing on Financial Services, Mr. Burns has performed mid-level and senior-level searches across key areas in the insurance industry, focusing on actuarial, analytics, underwriting and risk management professionals.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Burns was a Director with DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment, the leading recruitment firm in this space. He has worked extensively with primary insurers, reinsurers, consultancies and brokerage firms. For these clients, he has recruited and placed Chief Actuaries, Chief Analytics Officers, Chief Risk Officers, Direct Entry Partners into consultancies, and other mid-to-senior level professionals in support of these aforementioned roles.

Mr. Burns holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Marketing from Western Illinois University.