Dési Kimmins

Dési Kimmins

Senior Client Partner

London

Dési Kimmins is a Senior Client Partner and Head of Leadership Development Solutions for EMEA, based in the firm’s London office. She oversees the strategy, portfolio and network of 250+ leadership-development experts.

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.

Drawing on over 15 years of professional experience consulting with executives, leaders and organizations, Ms Kimmins specializes in the areas of Leadership Development, Top Team Performance, Talent Management, Assessment, Succession Management, Executive Coaching and Diversity & Inclusion.

She has worked across the Financial, Industrial, Life Sciences and Consumer sectors. 

Ms. Kimmins earned a master’s degree in social and organizational psychology from Leiden University (The Netherlands) and holds MBTI, Insights, Hogan, Real Drives, PPA, Firo B, KFLA , KFALP and viaEDGE, as well as various project management certifications.

She is fluent in English, French, and Dutch.