Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette

OVERVIEW

Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette works with organizations to strengthen their most valuable asset, their people.

We help our clients seamlessly recruit and develop talent to create competitive advantages, improve performance and achieve organizational goals.

Founded in 1975, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette has an extensive record of experience in executive search and includes one of Canada’s leading academic executive search practices. With a team of over 60 professionals located in offices in Halifax, Moncton, St. John’s, Edmonton and Toronto, we have remained competitive over the years by delivering integrated solutions to human capital challenges.

Independently owned and operated, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is the national academic executive search practice for partner firm, Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) Knightsbridge, one of Canada’s largest human capital solutions firms and achieves international reach through the Amrop Knightsbridge with over 300 offices in more than 60 countries, including 29 offices across Canada.

Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette has the people and services you need when you need stronger people.

Recently Completed Searches

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Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette Recruits Chief Librarian for Ryerson University

Nova Scotia-headquartered executive search firm Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette has assisted Ryerson University with the appointment of Carol Shepstone as its new chief librarian. Anna Stuart, managing partner and leader of the firm’s academic search practice, led the search. Ms. Shepstone has been working in academic libraries for more than 18 years. As university librarian at

Press Releases

Welcome Academic Advisors, Dr. Indira V. Samarasekera and Prof. Bonnie M. Patterson

Halifax, Canada, June 6, 2017 — We are pleased to announce that Dr. Indira V. Samarasekera, former President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Alberta, and Prof. Bonnie M. Patterson, former President and Vice Chancellor of Trent University have joined the Academic Advisory Council for Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, one of Canada’s leading academic executive search

Cox & Palmer Appoints Michael Wohler as Regional Chief Information Officer

Halifax, Canada, June 2, 2017 — Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is pleased to have assisted Cox & Palmer with the recruitment of Michael Wohler as its new Regional Chief Information Officer. “We are delighted to welcome Mike to Cox & Palmer.” says Danny Gallivan, Chief Executive Officer, “Mike will play a key strategic role in further developing effective

Carol Shepstone Appointed Chief Librarian, Ryerson University

Halifax, Canada, May 16, 2017 — Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is pleased to have assisted Ryerson University with the appointment of Carol Shepstone as Chief Librarian effective September 11, 2017. The following is an excerpt from the University’s release May 4, 2017: Carol Shepstone has been working in academic libraries for more than 18 years. As the former university

Acadia University Names Dr. Peter J. Ricketts 16th President and Vice-Chancellor

Halifax, Canada, April 10, 2017 — Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is pleased to have assisted Acadia University with the appointment of Dr. Peter J. Ricketts as the University’s next president and vice-chancellor. Below is the University’s announcement issued April 3, 2017: Highly regarded environmental science scholar brings coast to coast academic experience to Acadia Wolfville, NS April 3, 2017

Dr. Malcolm Butler Named Vice-President, Academic and Research, Saint Mary’s University

Halifax, Canada, March 31, 2017 — Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is pleased to have assisted Saint Mary’s University with the appointment of Dr. Malcolm Butler as Vice-President, Academic and Research, effective July 1, 2017. The following is drawn from a release issued by the University on February 1, 2017. “I am delighted to announce this appointment,” said Dr. Summerby-Murray.