Michael O'Callaghan
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Michael O'Callaghan

Office Managing Partner, Vancouver,
Global Sector Leader, Mining, Metals & Minerals

Michael O’Callaghan is a Senior Client Partner and Office Managing Partner in the Vancouver office of Korn Ferry, along with serving as the Global Sector Leader, Mining, Metals and Minerals.

During his more than 15 years as an executive search and talent consultant, Mr. O’Callaghan has gained significant global experience in the mining, metals and minerals sector with a functional emphasis on Board, C-suite and executive level assignments. His sector experience includes working closely with major to junior mining and metals companies and successfully executing assignments in North and South America, EMEA and Australasia.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 2002, Mr. O’Callaghan worked for a large Canadian executive recruitment firm in Vancouver. He began his career working in the travel and leisure sector, initially focusing on operations and later on human resources, recruiting, training, and development.

Mr. O'Callaghan is an active member in the community serving as Co-Vice Chair of the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation and Chairs the Governance and Human Resource Committee. He earned a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. 

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