Robert Wilder

Robert Wilder

Office Managing Director, Ireland, Board Services EMEA


Mr Wilder has a strong track record in advising clients on board, CEO and C-suite assignments for both local organisations with a global/ local focus and international businesses with a local focus with assessing, developing and attracting talent.

He is experienced in board advisory work, recruiting boards and their evaluations. He specializes in hiring Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers and other C-level executive and other leadership and general management positions across the technology, services, corporate, private equity, real estate and financial sectors.

Mr Wilder has significant experience in advising clients on how to align a company’s talent strategy and overall capabilities with an organisational strategy and culture

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, as Managing Partner Mr Wilder led and grew another Firm throughout the MENA region, previously joining from Spencer Stuart, where he was a Partner for over 12 years, based in both London and Dubai. There, he focused on the Technology, Business Professional Services, and Financial Services sectors, with a strong emphasis in geographic growth markets and economies. His accomplishments while at the firm include contributing in the growth and development of international operations, that include : the Middle East, Turkey, Russia.

Mr. Wilder holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology from the University of Portsmouth.