Sheffield Haworth Executive Management Committee

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Executive Management Committee

Alex Cormack

Alex Cormack

Group Managing Director

As Group Managing Director Alex is responsible for all practices globally within Sheffield Haworth. Additionally, he oversees the Alternative Investments business. Alex focuses on senior executive search in financial services, working in partnership with a range of clients including Institutional Investors, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Asset Managers, Alternative Investors and Investment Banks. Alex has a notable track record of executing senior searches across several different functional and specialist areas, including at CEO, CIO, CFO and COO level. Alex has worked at Sheffield Haworth for 14 years and before that worked on the structured finance desk of a search firm in London. He started his career as an economic and political consultant at the European Economic and Financial Centre. Alex holds a degree in Geography from King’s College London university.

Julian Bell

Julian Bell

Managing Director & Head of Americas

Julian specializes in roles in Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, M&A, Equity & Debt Capital Markets, Private Equity and Infrastructure in North America and Latin America. Over the years, he has completed senior assignments in the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil in addition to the UK, Europe, Russia, the Middle East and South Africa. Julian joined Sheffield Haworth in 2004 in London before moving to New York in 2007. Before joining Sheffield Haworth, he worked in investment banking for 18 years at S.G. Warburg, Morgan Stanley, CSFB and Société Générale in London, Frankfurt and Hong Kong.

Alex Eymieu

Alex Eymieu

Managing Director, Asia Pac

Alex leads the firm’s Greater China executive search practice focusing on Financial Services, Board and Leadership teams across multinational and Asian institutions. Drawing on more than 20 years of executive search experience in Greater China, Alex’s broad understanding of the Chinese market and culture enables him to quickly assess leadership capability and to recruit senior executives that meet specific local and regional challenges. Prior, he worked for CTPartners and Heidrick & Struggles covering Greater China.

Michele Lally

Michele Lally

Chief Operations Officer

Michele is responsible for global operations at Sheffield Haworth covering marketing, communications, HR, IT and administration. She joined Sheffield Haworth in June 2015 where she initially focussed on marketing and led a re-brand of the firm. Michele has worked in a variety of marketing, business development and leadership roles globally in the areas of talent management and news and business information having worked at CEB (now Gartner), The Wall Street Journal, Factiva and Reuters. Michele has a degree from Bristol university in Modern Languages.

Patrick Meehan

Patrick Meehan

Group Finance Director

Patrick is the Finance Director of Sheffield Haworth. He has overall responsibility for the finance function across all Sheffield Haworth group companies. Patrick Joined Sheffield Haworth in 2015, prior to this he worked for GVC Holdings PLC, managing their group financial reporting function. Patrick holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Westminster, qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2012. Prior to his career in numbers, Patrick spent 4 years working as consultant with a leading property recruitment firm in London.

Ben Richardson

Ben Richardson

Managing Director

Ben works across a range of industries and disciplines for several leading global organisations. Ben has gained broad functional and service line experience including Digital, Analytics, Information Security, Technology, Human Capital, Operations, Business Development and General Management. In addition to traditional searches Ben has delivered a range of talent and mapping programmes. Ben joined Sheffield Haworth in 2017 as part of the acquisition of nbi Consulting where he was CEO, having joined in 2009. As Managing Director, he leads the Business & Professional services team globally. He has successfully led global search assignments for clients sourcing talent from over 30 countries. After graduating from Aston Business School, he began his career in the Consulting and Outsourcing sector before making the transition into Executive Search.

Tim Sheffield

Tim Sheffield

Chairman

Tim plays an active role in senior-level searches and manages a number of the firm’s global client relationships. Tim has advised chief executives, boards, executive committees and human resources directors on their senior human capital needs, working with a diverse range of global organisations. He has been a professional services advisor and business leader for the past 20 years and currently serves as Chairman of Sheffield Haworth. He founded the business in 1993 and is responsible for the leadership and strategic development of the group. Tim moved into executive search in 1989 following a career on the Sydney, Chicago and London exchanges, trading exchange-traded derivatives. He studied Business & Finance at Anglia University. He is a UK committee member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants and a board trustee of the SMA Trust, a UK charity.