Senior Client Partner, Executive Search, Public Sector

Deirdre is a Senior Client Partner within Korn Ferry's Executive Search Team focusing on Public Sector, HR, Board and CEO work. She is based in the Irish office where she sits on the Senior Leadership Team.

Passionate about quality of service delivery, Deirdre believes in taking a partnership approach with the end goal of providing an outstanding experience for both clients and candidates.  She also has a particular interest in increasing the general diversity and specifically gender balance at decision-making levels in organisations.

Before joining Korn Ferry, Deirdre worked for a global executive search firm where she specialised in senior executive appointments from Head of Function to Board level across a broad spectrum of industries including semi-state, energy and renewables, engineering services, healthcare & life sciences, education, technology and FMCG. 

Deirdre is recognised as one of the leading consultants in CEO appointments within the public sector and semi-state in Ireland and holds an Honours Bachelor Degree in Business Studies & Marketing from Dublin City University.