Korn Ferry
Enda McDermott

Enda McDermott

Managing Consultant, Korn Ferry Futurestep


Enda McDermott is a Managing Consultant where he leads Futurestep and is a Practice Leader for Public Sector Executive Search, in Ireland.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Enda was a Senior Consultant and Director of Research for a market leading executive recruitment consultancy firm in Ireland for over 10 years. Managing teams, he has led searches at both middle management and executive levels across a wide variety of sectors that includes; Retail and Consumer Products, Healthcare, Construction, Utilities, Banking and Financial Services, Telecoms, Life Sciences and Technology. 

With specific expertise in recruiting at the c-suite and senior management level roles within the Public Sector, Enda has an accomplished track record, delivering senior hires in the State’s Transport, Banking, Utilities, Food Safety, Hospitals / Healthcare, Government, Regulatory, Broadcast and Education spaces.

Prior to moving into recruitment and executive search, he worked for the Commercial Section of the British Embassy / UKTI in Dublin as Trade Advisor. Previously he also served as Sales Manager with Chartered Accountants Ireland. Upon graduating from University, he joined Panasonic where he worked as a Product Manager in their consumer division. 

Mr McDermott holds a BA (Hons) in Economics and Geography from Trinity College Dublin.