Samantha Johnson

Samantha Johnson

Senior Principal

Mumbai

Samantha Johnson is a Senior Principal for Korn Ferry Hay Group, based in the Firm’s Mumbai office.

Ms. Johnson has over eight years’ experience working with international organisations, supporting the development and implementation of their leadership and talent strategies.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry she spent two and a half years at Harvey Nash Plc, a global resourcing and strategy firm, where she was head of the UK leadership consulting practice.

Ms. Johnson has lived and worked in both North America and Europe, and brings with her a wealth of international leadership development knowledge.

Drawing on a variety of methodologies, Samantha helps organisations to assess, develop and fine-tune their leadership capability – from the board to executive management, and senior layers of the leadership pipeline. 

Ms. Johnson adopts a flexible approach in supporting both assessment for selection initiatives as well as development programmes, such as executive on-boarding and top team development.

By tailoring her solutions she provides targeted insight, thereby driving the maximum value during the relevant phase of the talent lifecycle.

She has particular expertise in relation to: high potential leadership identification and development, succession management, top team development and coaching.

Ms. Johnson is a trusted partner and advisor to her clients, helping to ensure they have the right people in the right roles, giving them individuals and teams that are focused, aligned with their business strategy, and passionate about what they are doing. 

Ms. She is Level A & B qualified in the use of psychometric tools through the British Psychological Society (BPS), and is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) and BPS.

Ms. Johnson obtained a Bachelor of Science honours degree from McMaster University, Canada, in Psychology and Behavioural Neurosciences. She also holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Human Resource Development and Consultancy from the University of London, Birkbeck College.