Kym Fletcher is a Partner at NGS Global based in Sydney, Australia. She has particular expertise in the public sector, having held senior roles in the NSW public sector and served public sector clients in various States and the Commonwealth over the last 20 years. Ms Fletcher also has a key focus and interest in NGO / NFP appointments and in professional services, having handled many senior legal and audit appointments.
Prior to making a strategic move into executive search, Ms. Fletcher worked for many years as an environmental lawyer with two of Australia’s leading law firms, Freehills and Allens. She then became Principal Legal Officer with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA). Ms. Fletcher went on to hold the senior operational position of Director Regulation & Audit with the EPA, where she led a multi-disciplinary team of environmental specialists.
Ms. Fletcher’s experience of building and recruiting teams inside government, and her keen interest in seeing the best senior executives in public sector roles, ignited her interest in executive search in the late 1990s. She spent five years with global executive search firm KornFerry International, specialising in executive search services for public sector, education and professional services clients. She also ran her own business in executive search for a period. Ms. Fletcher was also Director, Executive Search, at Hudson. Since 2010, she has been a Partner and Client Partner at EWK International in South East Asia, a business that integrated in recent years with NGS Global.
Ms. Fletcher has built a strong reputation for excellence in recruiting chief executives and other senior executives and professionals in the public sector, NGO organisations and legal / audit environments. Her own former senior leadership experience provides an informed understanding of the context in which recruitment decisions are made. The sourcing, retention and cultivation of high calibre talent for clients are Ms. Fletcher’s key professional passions. She has a strong reputation for excellence and for her professional but personable approach to dealing with clients.
Ms. Fletcher holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of New South Wales and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the New South Wales College of Law.