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Kerryn Wilson, Search Associate

Kerryn Wilson, an Associate Director in our Sydney offices, has a passion for sourcing the highest calibre of executive talent using robust and proven research methodologies. She has successfully delivered strategic research for executive search assignments nationally and internationally at board, C-level, director, general management and senior technical/project specialist level.

Kerryn is a strong talent sourcing generalist with a wide breadth of knowledge and expertise across multiple industry sectors including  mining and resources, energy, utilities, construction, infrastructure, manufacturing (heavy & FMCG), telecommunications, digital, health and life sciences, arts and culture, sport, financial services including fintech, insurance, professional services, higher education, human resources and government.

She has more than a decade of research experience both in Australian and international markets and her experience is backed by a solid career in search and selection consulting and human resources management. Her prior experience includes two senior research associate roles with executive search firms and two national research management roles where she successfully established and led greenfield research functions at two Australian search and selection firms.

Kerryn holds a master's degree (Distinction) in Human Resources Management, and she is an AIRS SearchLab Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR) and Certified People Sourcing Professional (CPSP) at both Levels 1 and 2.

She is passionate about coaching and developing the early professional career of executive search researchers and has significant experience in designing and implementing assessment centres, induction programs and training courses for researchers.

Many of those who trained under Kerryn have gone on to pursue successful careers as high-performing executive search researchers.

Career Highlights

  • Travelled to more than 40 countries across every continent
  • Completed three marathons – Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York
  • Climbed to Everest Base Camp in the Himalaya, the High Andes in Peru and Kilimanjaro in Africa
  • Was an architectural tour docent at the J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, USA
  • Currently writing her first novel