As the founder of Taylor Harrison, over the last two decades Ruth has successfully built and shaped the Firm’s brand, team and approach. Under her leadership, Taylor Harrison today focusses on Board and senior executive hires for some of the most demanding organisations in the banking and financial services sector as well as other major regulated industries.
With a reputation for building long-term relationships based on trust and transparency, Ruth’s innovative and entrepreneurial mindset affords her a real commercial edge when delivering on many senior mandates. Instrumental in helping clients develop balanced, diverse and high performing Boards and leadership teams, Ruth is seen as a valued partner, able to always ensure the very best talent is appointed.
With over 25 years’ experience in executive search and board recruitment, more than 15 with Taylor Harrison, Kate’s extensive knowledge of financial services allows her to provide deep market insight and a thorough assessment of the talent pool for clients. Able to navigate complex, challenging assignments instinctively and proficiently, Kate’s capacity to see beyond a job description and consider the independent elements of character, culture and skills, allows her to present diverse and creative results.
With a track record of appointing experienced C-suite executives as well as CEO’s and board members, Kate is able to bring a creative and fresh perspective to the most demanding of search assignments.
Samantha has been part of Taylor Harrison for over 18 years and as a key member of the consulting team works closely with colleagues to provide logistical, operational management and research support across all search assignments. With a pragmatic, meticulous approach, Samantha is a pivotal contributor to the success of the business, driving continuous improvement through the efficient management of much of the Firm’s day-to-day affairs.
Committed to ensuring the best experience for clients and candidates alike, Samantha is highly respected for her proficiency, professionalism and approachability.