Esther is a Partner, based in Vancouver, with more than 20 years of executive search experience. She specializes in recruiting senior leaders in the public and not-for-profit sectors across Western Canada, with a focus on the BC market. With a strong focus on local government, healthcare institutions, social-profit organizations, Crown Corporations, arts/cultural institutions, and First Nations/Indigenous organizations, Esther draws on Odgers Berndtson’s global network to source top talent for her clients.
Prior to joining Odgers Berndtson, she was an Associate Partner at a Vancouver-based boutique executive search firm and before that worked with a leading national executive search firm. Esther started her professional career as a Financial Services Manager for a Canadian national bank servicing retail and commercial clients.
Esther holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Information Management from Ryerson University. Her volunteer commitment includes supporting local entrepreneurs build businesses that contribute to ethical trade, supportive farming, and social, economic, and environmental sustainability. She is also an active volunteer at the Saint James Music Academy in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.