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Karin Barnick Appointment

Per Ardua Associates is delighted to announce the appointment of Karin Barnick to lead the firm’s Board Practice and strengthen its Asset and Wealth Management Practice.

Karin Barnick brings over 25 years’ experience with Whitehead Mann and latterly Korn Ferry, where Karin was a Senior Client Partner in their Global Financial Markets practice and a core member of the UK Board and CEO Services practice. During her career in Search, she held various leadership positions. Karin’s reputation is known for team building, developing culture, and providing outstanding advice and service to clients.

She brings a wealth of experience in Search and Leadership Advisory at C-suite and Board level with a particular focus on diversity and inclusion and the representation of women in leadership positions within the Financial Services sector. Her international experience has consistently delivered a positive, considerable impact on management and culture. Karin’s involvement with the 30% Club UK dates to 2015 and she continues to contribute as an ambassador and member of the UK Steering Committee.

Simon Hearn (Chair); “I am very excited to welcome Karin into the firm. Amongst other things, she will lead our Board Practice. With her leadership we will continue to build out our Practice where we complete a large number of NED and Chair roles annually, as well as the running of NEDSchool and our Board assessment product working with the Pantheon Leadership team.”

Jamie Risso-Gill (Managing Director); “I am delighted to welcome Karin to Per Ardua Associates as Head of the Board Practice and a member of the Asset & Wealth Management Practice. Her depth of experience and knowledge will further enhance our ability to provide the best advice to our clients in both an executive search and leadership advisory context. Karin also brings an outstanding track record of championing DE&I and I am excited to work with her on this important agenda.”

Charles Harvey (Head of Asset and Wealth Management); “It is very exciting to have Karin arriving at Per Ardua. Her experience and knowledge of the asset management and broader wealth and investment world will be of enormous benefit to current and future clients for both search and leadership development. I am thrilled to have Karin join us on our journey.”

Karin Barnick; “I am delighted to be joining Per Ardua, a firm with such a strong and established reputation in the Financial Services market. I am looking forward to working closely with my new colleagues as we continue to build on Per Ardua’s board services and to support the firm’s ambitious plans for growth.”

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