Catherine Bell


Catherine R. Bell brings a passion for elevating organizations.

Catherine has more than a decade of international executive search experience in industries including Industrial, specifically, renewables, oil and gas, power, and infrastructure, Advanced Technology, and Private Equity.

Prior to joining DHR, Catherine was the co-founder of BluEra up until its acquisition in September 2016. She loves to identify top executives for amazing companies and help companies grow healthfully. Catherine wrote the revolutionary business book, The Awakened Company. Throughout her career in executive search and team transformation, she has helped build many great companies by merging practical know how, business research, and wisdom traditions. Her book was a best seller one week after its release, has accolades from Tony Hsieh of Zappos and Tony Robbins, and has won a Silver Nautilus Award as a best business and leadership book in 2015, in addition to other awards.

Catherine holds a degree from Western University and an MBA from Queen’s University. She is certified in the Riso-Hudson Enneagram and the Nine Domains, and has taken the ICD not for profit course.