Korn Ferry
Tim Connellan

Tim Connellan

Senior Client Partner, Professional Services


Mr. Connellan focuses on professional services clients, with particular emphasis on Strategy, Restructuring and Risk roles. Within this market, he has undertaken a wide range of searches, which have included Partners and Directors for Big4 clients, Financial Services’ Advisors, Specialist Restructuring Practices and in-house Strategy team builds. In addition to this, he has worked with Private Equity firms to find Operational Partners to run and transform portfolio companies.

Included amongst the high profile searches he has completed are the following; Head of Russia for a Leading Strategy Firm, Big4 Head of Strategy for EMEIA, Head of Risk for a Restructuring Consultancy and Head of Spain for a Global Strategy House.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Connellan was Head of Professional Services for a leading search boutique and covered successfully delivered top talent to clients in EMEA, South Africa and Asia Pac.

Mr. Connellan began his career in education before joining KPMG’s Consulting Practice in Cape Town. He has successfully owned two independent search firms in London, one in Financial Services and a second in the Education sector.

Mr. Connellan holds a degree in Psychology and English from the University of Cape Town, and a Post-graduate diploma in Educational Psychology from the same institution.