Korn Ferry
Suellen Tomlinson

Suellen Tomlinson

Senior Client Partner


Suellen Tomlinson is a Senior Client Partner leading the Public Sector Market for Korn Ferry in Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Education and Non-profit, based in the Firm’s Dubai office.

Ms. Tomlinson joined Korn Ferry in the Middle East with a strong track record and experience working with government, healthcare, life science and education clients in the region, and specialises in senior level searches in these fields. She also has experience working in the U.K. and Swiss markets, conducting nationwide and international searches.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Tomlinson worked as a Partner for another global executive search firm based in United Arab Emirates with a Middle East North Africa remit and responsibility for the Public Sector practices covering: Healthcare, Life Sciences, Education, Government and Non-profit. Prior to relocating to the Middle East, Ms. Tomlinson spent four years working as a Healthcare, Life Sciences and Public Sector Researcher and Board Practice Associate focused on CFO and Global Audit appointments in London.

Ms. Tomlinson’s formative career was spent working in Financial Services, underwriting financial institutions for a Fortune 500 US business, and working for both an Emerging Markets investment manager and an Investment Bank in London.

Suellen has also spent 7 years on the Board of Governors of a leading independent school in the UK, advising the Personnel and Nominations Committees.

Ms. Tomlinson earned her bachelors degree in law with politics from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and holds the UKSIP Investment Management Certificate.