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Katy Carolan

Katy Carolan

Sector Leader, Sports, Media & Entertainment


Katy Carolan is the Sector Leader in Sports, Media and Entertainment and operates across EMEA, based in Ireland.

Ms. Carolan has extensive executive search, talent acquisition and succession planning experience, helping clients to identify key profiles for strategic roles and attract and retain the best talent to drive business success. 

Ms. Carolan has successfully led both local and international assignments for multinational corporations, indigenous companies, and fast-growth organisations.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry Futurestep, Ms. Carolan spent 7 years in leading boutique consultancies in Ireland, working to appoint senior executives across a diverse range of sectors and functions. 

Ms. Carolan holds a Bachelor of Corporate Law from National University of Ireland, Galway, and an MSc in Management Consulting from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.