Barclay Burns

Barclay Burns

Managing Consultant, Financial Services


With nearly two decades of search experience focusing on Financial Services, Mr. Burns has performed mid-level and senior-level searches across key areas in the insurance industry, focusing on actuarial, analytics, underwriting and risk management professionals.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Burns was a Director with DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment, the leading recruitment firm in this space. He has worked extensively with primary insurers, reinsurers, consultancies and brokerage firms. For these clients, he has recruited and placed Chief Actuaries, Chief Analytics Officers, Chief Risk Officers, Direct Entry Partners into consultancies, and other mid-to-senior level professionals in support of these aforementioned roles.

Mr. Burns holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Marketing from Western Illinois University.