Andrew W. Knox

Managing Director

With more than 35 years of experience in executive and board recruiting, as well as human capital advisory, including 24 years with Korn/Ferry International in the U.S. and Japan as a partner/shareholder, Andy has executed senior-level client work in the U.S. and internationally, including Asia/Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. He has worked extensively across industry sectors and functional disciplines, including financial services, consumer products and services, technology, professional services, sports and entertainment.

Andy founded Chelsea Partners in January 2015 to provide a diverse client base with a range of human capital advisory services across industry sectors, functions and geographies, including executive and board recruiting; management assessment; executive coaching; corporate governance consulting; and succession planning.

Previously, Andy spent two years with RSR Partners in Los Angeles as a Managing Director following three years with Higdon Partners LLC, where he opened the Los Angeles Office for that boutique executive recruiting firm focused on investment management. Andy joined Korn/Ferry International in 1985.

In addition to his client responsibilities with the Firm, Andy held a number of management and leadership roles, including terms on the Operating Committee, management of the Los Angeles Office, and the development and leadership of the partner-led committee responsible for the standards and evaluation of recruiting professionals globally for promotion.

Working from a base in Tokyo initially, Andy was responsible for Korn/Ferry’s activities in Japan and Korea through 1990. He has worked extensively throughout Asia/Pacific during and since that time from a base in Los Angeles.

  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Outplacement
  • Succession Planning
  • CEO/President