Senior Consultant

Sherly Orner is a Senior Consultant at Korn Ferry Advisory, based in the firm’s Sydney office.

Sherly works at the intersection of leadership and business strategy.

She is experienced in leadership assessment, development, and coaching. This includes executive psychometric, behavioural and cognitive assessment, leadership program design and delivery, succession planning, high-potential talent identification, and competency modelling.

Over the past 8 years, Sherly has worked across a diverse range of clients, including global listed and private organisations in banking, insurance, and diversified financial services, industrials, resources, and utilities, technology, consumer goods and services, telecommunications and media, health and life sciences, education, NFPs and the public sector.

She is focused on diagnosing complex problems and uncovering predictive, actionable insight to deliver creative and contextualised solutions.

Prior to Korn Ferry, Sherly developed a strategy of interventions to elevate mental health, psychological safety and wellbeing, and manage psychosocial risks for Australia’s largest retail supply chain. She also specialised in senior executive search engagements, delivering market research, workshop facilitation and debriefs.

Sherly holds a Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services degree with High Distinction from the University of Wollongong.

She is accredited in various psychometric assessment tools including KFALP, KF4D, KFLA, KF360, Leadership Styles and Organisational Climate, Emotional and Social Competency Inventory, Hay Job Evaluation Method, Talent Q, Hogan Assessments and the 15FQ+ personality questionnaire.