Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette
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
Michael Wohler — Chief Information Officer — Cox & Palmer Carol Shepstone — Chief Librarian — Ryerson University Jamie Davison — Vice President, Digital Gaming & Innovation — Atlantic Lottery Dr. Peter J. Ricketts — President and Vice Chancellor — Acadia University Freda Stolz — Vice President, HR — HGS Canada Dr. Malcolm Butler — Vice President, Academic and Research — Saint Mary’s University Dr. Deborah Saucier — President — MacEwan University Deborah MacLatchy — President and Vice Chancellor — Wilfrid Laurier University Akira Tokuhiro — Dean, Energy Systems and Nuclear Science — University of Ontario Institute of Technology Brian Thompson — CEO — Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation
Hunt Scanlon Newswire Briefings
College and universities around the world are facing new and growing challenges. Financial woes, enrollment concerns, and debates over free speech, among other issues, are all keeping leadership at institutions of higher learning on edge these days. For some schools, survival is even on the line. Recruitment of the right leaders, and choosing a search
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
Halifax, Canada, August 30, 2017 — Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is pleased to have assisted Innovacorp with the appointment of Malcolm Fraser as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer. The following is an excerpt from Innovacorp’s release, August 30th: Mr. Fraser has been a leader in Canada’s digital sector for the last 20 years, earning recognition and
Halifax, Canada, August 24, 2017 — Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is pleased to have assisted Crombie REIT with the recruitment of Toran Eggert as its new Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management, effective August 1, 2017. “We are very happy to welcome Toran to the Crombie REIT team. Drawing upon her impressive track record, she will oversee operational execution
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
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
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