About Us

LHH Knightsbridge Search professionals are experts in finding, assessing and delivering transformational talent to meet both the permanent and interim leadership needs of clients. We help companies simplify the complexity associated with transforming their leadership and workforce, so they can accelerate results, with less risk.

Our ability to attract the best leadership candidates to our client mandates is enabled by deep industry knowledge, keen insight into transformational capabilities, proven process and unwavering commitment to understanding the unique needs and goals of both clients and candidates.

A subsidiary of LHH—the leading global provider of talent and leadership development, career transition and coaching—LHH Knightsbridge delivers expertise in four Search Practice areas: Executive Search & Recruitment, Interim Executive Management, Board of Directors Search, and Recruitment Solutions. Together, we assist organizations in finding new talent, as well as helping their employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers, and transition into new jobs.


Solutions And Expertise

LHH Knightsbridge has the expertise to transform an entire workforce

  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Career Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Onboarding
  • Outplacement
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Asset Management
  • Associations
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Clinical Research
  • Cloud Based
  • Commercial Banking
  • Construction
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Cultural Arts
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Digital
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Faith Based
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Foundations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Industrial Products
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Private Schools
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • C-Level
  • C-Level Leaders
  • C-Suite
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Data/Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management

News Briefings

LHH Knightsbridge Assists the Toronto Community Housing Corporation with CEO Search

Following an extensive executive search process, Toronto-based LHH Knightsbridge has assisted in placing Jag Sharma as the new president and CEO of the Toronto Community Housing Corp. (TCHC). “I commend the TCHC board for their selection of Jag Sharma as the corporation’s next president and CEO,” said John Tory, mayor of Toronto. “Toronto Community Housing is tasked with

The Search for Diversity on Boards

For the last 10 years, LHH Knightsbridge Search’s Tim Hewat has worked closely with Junior Achievement of Canada to help manage the nomination process for executive induction into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame (CBHF). Along the way, his role evolved from managing to challenging, and ultimately to changing the process to make the Canadian Business

Canadian Executive Search Market Recovery Expected by Second Half of 2021

Canada enjoys second best-ranked status among countries around the world, according to the latest Best Countries survey by U.S. News & World Report. The Great White North is second only to Switzerland and jumped ahead of Japan in the latest roster—which is based on global perception metrics that include cultural influence, entrepreneurship, heritage, power, and

LHH Knightsbridge Names Healthcare Practice Leader

Toronto-based LHH Knightsbridge has announced that Jack Penaligon has been named partner and practice lead for the firm’s growing healthcare practice. An LHH veteran of 15 years, Mr. Penaligon focuses on executive-level searches in healthcare and the broader public sectors. “Healthcare is a rapidly changing and expanding industry that requires specialized knowledge to service its crucial

Press Releases

LHH Knightsbridge Aides Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce in Placing Jason King as CEO

(Aug. 18, 2021) The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors would like to extend its sincere thanks to Nancy Shaw, CEO, who will retire on September 7, 2021 after almost six years of outstanding service to the business community. Jack Penaligon and Chris Sawyer led the way for LHH Knightsbridge on this search

LHH Canada Joins The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion as an Employer Partner

(Aug. 6, 2021) LHH Canada is pleased to announce it has officially partnered with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) as an employer partner. With a commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within the workplace, CCDI’s programs and initiatives progress the delivery of DE&I, helping reshape diversity on a national scale and

Dr. Nathan Kolla Announced as New Research Chair in Forensic Mental Health Science

(Aug. 2021) Following an international search, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is excited to announce that Dr. Nathan Kolla has accepted the position of Research Chair in Forensic Mental Health Science, a collaboration between Waypoint and the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine dedicated to the study and research of forensic mental health science.

CMHA, Vancouver-Fraser Welcomes New CEO

LHH Knightsbridge is pleased to share the appointment news of Ruby Ng as CEO of CMHA, Vancouver-Fraser (CMHA-VF), a search led by Chris Sawyer and Bruce Diemert with Michelle Partiplio. Vancouver, BC June 4, 2021 – The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ruby Ng to the position of CEO, CMHA, Vancouver-Fraser


Case Studies
Career Mobility & Transition – Bae Systems
Career Mobility & Transition – Rexam
Leadership Development – Imperial Brands

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LHH Study Reveals State of Great Resignation and Warning Signs for Canadian Leaders
How Startups Can Find and Hire the Right People to Expand Their Business
Time to Look in the Mirror: Real D&I Progress Requires Honest Self-Assessment
Adaptability Skills: What Recruiters and Hiring Managers Are Looking For Most
How to Stop New Hires From ‘Ghosting’ You in a Pandemic Job Market
How to Ask Your Boss for More Training
A Business World Without Business Travel: Happier, Healthier, but Still Uncertain About the Future
The New Hire Checklist – Find the Right Person for the Job the First Time
The Enduring Value of Interim Leadership
Four Trends Impacting Leadership Teams Post-Pandemic
The Search for True Diversity on Boards
Why You Should Encourage Your Team to Take Time Off
Don’t Make Assumptions About Employee Loyalty
Top Five Recruitment Trends to Watch in 2021
On the Road to True D&I, You Need to Check All the Boxes
Help Your Employees Shift to a Continuous Learning Mindset with Practices that Support Lifelong Employability
Coaching: Making Leadership Development Stick
Breakthroughs in Building Business Relationships in a Virtual World
A Leap of Faith: How to Make a Late-Career Decision to Pursue Your Dream Job
Why We Need to Talk About Well-being in the Workplace

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