Jennifer D'Arcy-Smith

Jennifer D'Arcy-Smith

Managing Consultant


Ms. D’Arcy-Smith is a Managing Consultant in the Melbourne based Korn Ferry Futurestep Search team. She is the Sector Lead for Government, Not for Profit, Health and Education VIC.

She is highly experienced in executive search having managed complex executive search assignments in both the public and private sectors in a diverse range of organisations that include government, healthcare, education, consumer, agribusiness, community and not for profit for more than ten years.

Ms. D’Arcy-Smith has partnered with boards, chief executives, senior leadership and elected members in the appointment of executives sourced through local and international networks.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry Futurestep, she worked as a senior consultant in a boutique Melbourne executive search firm and as a principal consultant with one of New Zealand’s longest established and respected integrated HR consultancies. Beyond executive search, she has facilitated the development and review of chief executive performance management frameworks, organisational review and design management processes, executive talent management, and coaching & mentoring leaders.

Ms. D’Arcy-Smith’s earlier career included brand and product management, operational through to general management and human resources management in multiple settings from consumer, food and agribusiness through to professional services in leadership roles.

Ms. D'Arcy-Smith holds an MBA from Southern Cross University.