Simon McDonald is a Partner in the Odgers Berndtson Vancouver office and is responsible for the delivery of senior assignments across the public and not-for-profit sectors. His focus is on recruiting Chairs, board directors and senior executive roles in government, Crown corporations and other public bodies.
Originally from the UK, Simon’s previous clients included the UK Government and international administrations in the Middle East, the European Union and the Channel Islands. Successful commissions have included the Chair and whole board of the BBC, Chief Scientific Adviser, Chair and board directors of the UK tax administration and several whole-organisation start-ups.
Before joining Odgers Berndtson, Simon was a Chief HR Officer in the public sector before working in management consultancy. He has worked in executive recruitment since 2007. He has a first degree in Philosophy and an MBA. In his spare time Simon is a keen sailor.