About Us

Gerard Daniels is an international executive search and board consulting firm, with offices in Asia Pacific (Perth & Sydney), Europe Middle East & Africa (London) and The Americas (Houston).  Since 1986 we have become a trusted advisor to our clients. Our approach is focused on building enduring relationships; yielding success through our genuine partnership with our clients and candidates.  We develop a comprehensive understanding of our client’s organisation and its requirements to assist in the appointment of executives.

Our search process takes into account candidate character, skill, competence and cultural fit to ensure the talent sought aligns with our client’s goals, strategy and future direction.  The Board Consulting team of Gerard Daniels provides expert advice and guidance, including Non-Executive Director and Chairperson Search, Board and Organisational Reviews, Corporate Governance and Director and Executive Remuneration.

Our service areas of Executive Search and Board Consulting reflect our strategy to provide value at the ultimate decision making level.

Gerard Daniels is a proud member of AESC and commits to the AESC Code of Professional Practice and Standards of Excellence.

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Our team is comprised of highly experienced professionals who bring their industry expertise and understanding to assist clients in the appointment of successful leaders and the provision of board consulting services.

Our approach is focused on building enduring relationships; yielding success through our genuine partnership with clients and candidates.

Solutions And Expertise

Gerard Daniels provides the rigour, structure and planning that seeks out the best executive talent. You can be assured that the market has been thoroughly researched and your organisation has been represented to generate the interest of outstanding executives.

We develop a comprehensive understanding of the client organisation, its requirements and the key factors that will appeal to and attract outstanding executives. Through our international research capability, database and extensive network of contacts, we are able to identify and assess candidates who have the right character, skills, competence and, importantly, cultural fit.

  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Succession Planning
  • Workplace Mgmt.
  • Agriculture
  • Asset Management
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
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  • Commercial Banking
  • Construction
  • Consumer
  • Cybersecurity
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Global Markets
  • Government
  • Healthcare Services
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Industrial Products
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical
  • Natural Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Legal/Compliance
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  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
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News Briefings

Executives Don’t See Recession in Near Future

A new Express Employment Professionals poll found an overwhelming majority of business leaders surveyed don’t expect a recession within the next six months, despite increased media focus on the possibility of an upcoming economic downturn. The survey found that just four percent of businesses expect a recession in the next three months, while only 14 percent

Gerard Daniels Names Leader for Sydney Office

Executive search firm Gerard Daniels, headquartered in Perth, Australia, has appointed Geoff Curran as lead of its Sydney office. He will be spearhead a local team that brings together a broad range of sector specialties and experience. Mr. Curran will report directly to the firm’s CEO, Alison Gaines. Mr. Curran brings over 30 years of experience

Gerard Daniels Appoints New Asia Pacific Senior Leader

Executive search firm Gerard Daniels, headquartered in Perth, Australia, has appointed Paul Pryde as the new practice leader for its oil, gas and energy activities. Mr. Pryde will lead the firm’s work across the Asia Pacific region. “It’s rare to find someone of Paul’s caliber who brings such a deep level of international expertise in

10 Benefits of Retaining an Executive Search Firm

Organizations typically use an executive search firm when a top job opening is important enough, senior enough and when discretion is at a premium. These three factors warrant the investment of bringing in a search firm. Executive search firms are in the business of finding high impact thought leaders who share the same principles, goals,

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AESC Welcomes Gerard Daniels into its Global Membership of Leading Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Firms

NEW YORK, July 17, 2018 — The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the global professional association representing the quality standard in executive search and leadership advisory solutions, announced the approval of Gerard Daniels into its global membership. The firm’s acceptance follows extensive vetting, including reference checks, site visits, votes by AESC regional councils


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