He works across the industrial, retail, FMCG, technology and financial services sectors and specialises in the appointment of Executive and Non-Executive Director positions alike. Prior to joining Korn Ferry five years ago, he served as a consultant with another major international firm, focusing on boardroom and industrial appointments.
Previously, Mr. Schofield worked for a leading British political party as a senior aide to the then party leader and deputy head of research and policy.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Schofield spent five years in the board practice of a boutique search firm. Additionally, he once served as an advisor to the Home Secretary (Interior Minister) in the British Government between 1995 and 1997.
In the early 1990s, Mr. Schofield lived and worked in Russia where he was a journalist for a number of publications and media outlets. He has also lived in Kazakhstan and the Middle East.
Mr. Schofield earned a Master of Arts Degree in Russian and International Relations from the University of St Andrews. He is also a graduate of the Chicago Booth School of Business's Accelerated Development Programme for Senior Executives.
He is fluent in Russian and has a strong working knowledge of Italian, Spanish and Arabic.