Executive Search

Meet the team that lead our Executive Search talent advisory and recruitment practice, and discover how they can help you build and retain truly world class teams.

Your Executive Search Partners

Our executive search team has a deep understanding and experience of senior level, retained, assignments covering C Suite,  C-1 level and sensitive leadership appointments for our partner organisations nationally.

Sandra Quinn ACA
Executive Search Partner | Barden Ireland

Sandra Quinn ACA is a Chartered Accountant and leads our Executive Search Recruitment Practice in Ireland supporting senior appointments across industry, financial services and professional services in Ireland.

 

sandra.quinn@barden.ie
Denis Galvin ACCA
Director, Senior Appointments | Barden Munster

Denis Galvin ACA is Director of Senior Appointments within our Accounting & Tax Talent Advisory & Recruitment Practice in Munster. As Director, Denis supports the core function of Barden’s business which is to support senior professionals in identifying and taking the best next steps for their careers, and helping leaders to build world class teams.

denis.galvin@barden.ie
Elaine Brady
Managing Partner | Barden Leinster

Elaine Brady is Managing Partner with Barden Leinster. She holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from Trinity College Dublin, and since graduation has worked nationally and internationally with some of the world’s leading recruitment companies.

 

Ed Heffernan
Managing Partner | Barden Ireland

Ed Heffernan is Managing Partner of Barden Ireland. In 2014 he founded Barden, with Elaine Brady. He has worked for many years in recruitment both locally and internationally, within the accounting and tax space.

ed.heffernan@barden.ie
Jonathan Olden
Managing Partner | Barden Munster

Jonathan Olden is Managing Partner of Barden Cork. He began his career in the legal sector, spending the first 6 years with one of Cork’s largest legal firms. During his time there he qualified as a solicitor and gained excellent and practical in-house experience advising and representing a range of clients.

Fionnán O’Sullivan
Managing Partner | Barden’s Financial Services Talent Advisory & Recruitment Practice

Fionnán O’Sullivan is Managing Partner with Barden’s Financial Services Talent Advisory & Recruitment Practice. Following an under grad in mathematics and business with UCC, Fionnán joined a global asset management business in 2006 where he held a number of leadership roles across fund accounting and related activities.

Kiara Daly
Managing Partner | Barden’s Legal Talent Advisory & Recruitment Practice

Kiara Daly is Managing Partner of Barden’s Legal Talent Advisory & Recruitment Practice. She has an undergrad in law from UCC, and went on to qualify as a solicitor in 2010 training in a top tier Irish law firm. From there Kiara gained post qualification experience both in private practice and in-house.

Supporting the success of your business...

Executive Search is more than just finding the right leaders, it’s about supporting the overall strategy and success of your business.

Identifying, attracting and retaining THE best C Suite talent for your organisation in a rapid and constantly changing business world is now more important than ever.

Our Partner led Executive Search team take the time to understand your business, goals and strategic priorities ensuring we find you THE best talent to fill these high-value and critical roles.

Helping you take your business to the next level…

Our Executive Search service offering is brought to you by Ireland’s leading team of executive search partners. We work across a variety of industries including Accounting & Tax, Financial Services, Legal, Life Sciences, Supply Chain and Technology, to support you in identifying, attracting and retaining the best talent for your executive team. Typical roles include CEOs, CFOs, CHROs, CLOs, CMOs, COOs, CIOs/CTOs, Directors and VPs.

Our approach is partner led, consultative, unique and driven by real time data driven insights. We can help you with…

  • Executive Search
  • Talent Mapping
  • Organisational Design & Development
  • Market Mapping

Human First approach

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How we Help you

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Legal Experts

Bernardo Pina LLM

Bernardo Pina is a qualified lawyer in Portugal, having trained in a top tier Portuguese law firm. Bernardo went on to practise in-house in both Portugal and in Ireland with multinational companies in the technology and life sciences sectors. He is an expert in legal recruitment in Ireland and other international markets, focusing on opportunities for qualified lawyers, company secretarial and data protection professionals. Bernardo partners with a variety of organisations and professionals across all industries and sectors, both in private practice and in-house.

Legal Experts

Sarah Barry ACA

Legal Experts

Kiara Daly BCL

Kiara Daly is a founding member of Barden’s Legal Recruitment Practice. She is a qualified solicitor, having trained in a top tier Irish law firm and going on to gain post qualification experience both in private practice and in-house. Kiara has a nationwide scope, focusing on supporting organisations to build world class legal teams and working directly with professionals to identify and take the very best next steps in their legal careers.

Legal Experts

Jonathan Olden BCL

Jonathan has an undergrad in law from UCC and qualified as a solicitor in 2006. Jonathan moved into recruitment in 2010 and has worked in leadership roles both locally and nationally since then. As a founding partner of Barden, Jonathan advises leadership teams across Munster on their talent attraction and retention strategy.

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