Harvey Nash Executive Search appoints Rachael Hanley-Browne as Head of Leadership Consulting

January 2, 2016

London – February 2, 2016 – Harvey Nash Executive Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachael Hanley-Browne as their new Head of Leadership Consulting, based in London.

Rachael joins Harvey Nash from Ashridge Business School, where she held the position of Corporate Client Director, a role that saw her develop international client relationships and business in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Alongside this, she was a member of Ashridge’s Custom & Consulting Leadership Team.

Rachael has a substantial and successful track record in advising and consulting clients from multiple sectors; consumer, industry, financial services, public sector and education in the field of HR consultancy, organisation and personal development, executive coaching and assessment both in the UK and overseas.

Rachael brings with her a wealth of deep and varied consultancy expertise and vast business experience to Harvey Nash from her career in business leadership and as a non-executive, having been employed by large multi-nationals and SME organisations within and outside of the search industry.

Rachael is a Member of the European Coaching and Mentoring Council, registered with the BPS Psychometric Testing Centre, Fellow of the Institute of Directors, Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals and Fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management and was awarded the Eileen Simpson Award for Outstanding Contribution at the 2008 Recruitment and Employment Confederation Individual Membership Awards.

Rachael said, “It is an exciting time to join the Harvey Nash Executive Search team. I am impressed by their leadership, professionalism and drive for innovation. In my new role, I look forward to contributing to the continued growth and diversification of Leadership Consulting. It feels great to be back in the industry.”

Nigel Parslow, MD of Harvey Nash Executive Search UK said, “I am delighted to have Rachael on board in Harvey Nash Executive Search. She brings a wealth of experience and will contribute significantly to the UK and International Search organisation and our clients.”

About Harvey Nash Executive Search:

Harvey Nash Executive Search is part of Harvey Nash plc., a $US1BN recruitment and outsourcing group with over 40 offices globally, and a main listing on the London Stock Exchange.
We specialise in the search and development of the outstanding executives of today, and senior managers who will become the visionary leaders of tomorrow.
For over two decades, we have served as a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, governments and institutions, and provide three key services:

  • Executive Search – The recruitment of world-class board-level executives and senior management
  • Board Services – Non-executive appointments, board evaluation, assessment and remuneration advice
  • Leadership Consulting – Leadership development, management audits, and diversity consulting



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