Korn Ferry
Dési Kimmins

Dési Kimmins

Associate Client Partner


Dési Kimmins is Associate Client Partner for Korn Ferry Hay Group Leadership and Talent Consulting, based in the Firm’s London office.

Drawing on over 15 years of professional experience consulting with leaders and organizations, Ms. Kimmins is the Head of Leadership Development for the UK&Ireland covering the following areas of expertise: Leadership Development, Top Team Development, Executive Coaching and the firms Diversity & Inclusion practice (with a strong focus on building the female talent pipeline).

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, she was International Client Director at Mannaz Global Leadership Development, in London, where she was responsible for a portfolio of large multinational Fortune 500 clients.

Prior to that, Ms. Kimmins was the Head of Leadership Development, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition at ING Investment Management Europe, based in the Netherlands.

She completed her MBTI, Insights, Hogan, Real Drives, PPA, Firo B, KFLA , KFALP and viaEDGE certifications, and also holds various project management certifications.

Ms. Kimmins earned a master’s degree in social and organizational psychology from Leiden University.

She is fluent in English, French, and Dutch.