Helen Symes Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

Los Angeles, CA March 17, 2020


Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced Helen Symes has joined the firm as a senior client partner in the firm’s Advisory practice in the Industrial market. She is based in Korn Ferry’s London office.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, she ran the global leadership practice for a workforce transformation consultancy. Before that, she led client engagements at a boutique leadership development organization. She started her career with Arthur Andersen and qualified as a chartered accountant before moving into a business consulting role.

Symes has worked with global organizations to build leadership capability, drive performance and deliver results. Her client projects include multi-level, blended leadership programs to support culture transformation at a leading global organization in the automotive sector.

“Helen works with leading global businesses to create and implement engaging and impactful leadership development experiences,” said John Douglas, president of Advisory, EMEA, Korn Ferry. “She draws on her commercial background to engage and influence key stakeholders and to ensure that development approaches align with business strategy and commercial context. We’re thrilled to welcome her to Korn Ferry.”

She studied French and drama at the University of London.

About Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We work with clients to design their organizational structures, roles and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their workforce. And, we help professionals navigate and advance their careers.