Sheffield Haworth Board of Directors

Sheffield Haworth Board of Directors

Tim Sheffield

Tim Sheffield

Executive Chairman

A professional services advisor and business leader for the past 25 years, Tim Sheffield currently serves as Executive Chairman of Sheffield Haworth, the business he co-founded in 1993. Tim has advised chief executives, boards, executive committees and human resources directors from a diverse range of organisations across all regions of the world.

Patrick Morrissey

Patrick Morrissey

Deputy Chairman

Patrick co-founded Sheffield Haworth and is currently Chairman of the Wealth & Asset management practice. Patrick has more than 25 years’ experience working with and establishing investment management boutiques as well as placing key executives into global investment organisations. He also advises on succession planning, team lift-outs and acquisitions. Patrick spent his early career with Oppenheimer Fund Management, Gartmore and Hambros Investment Management.

Alex Cormack

Alex Cormack

Group Managing Director

As group managing director Alex is responsible for the overall management of 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 track record of performing senior searches across several different industry and specialist areas, including at CEO, CIO, CFO and COO level. Alex has worked at Sheffield Haworth since 2004 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. 

Patrick Meehan

Patrick Meehan

Group Finance Director

Patrick is Sheffield Haworth’s finance director and has overall responsibility for the finance function across all Sheffield Haworth group companies. He 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 and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2012. Before this, he spent four years working as a consultant with a leading property recruitment firm in London.

Nigel Morland

Nigel Morland

Non-Executive Director

Nigel has been the Chief Operating Officer at the Commonwealth Secretariat, the principal inter-governmental agency of the Commonwealth of 52 countries, since April 2017. Nigel has a proven track record as a CFO and significant multi-national experience. He was the Group Finance Director at Ashurst LLP, the international law firm, where he worked for 15 years. Before that he spent 11 years at Deloittes, providing a range of advisory services, after qualifying there as a Chartered Accountant.

Mark Richards

Mark Richards

Non-Executive Director

Mark Richards is a Non Executive Director at Sheffield Haworth.  He is a senior advisor to CDC. He also sits on the Board of NLB Bank, the largest Bank in the former Yugoslavia, and on the Board of VenCap International, a Fund of Fund investor in the global Venture Capital Industry.  Prior to this, Mark was CEO of IPGL a major family office, Chairman of Exotix, and Head of Financial services at Actis, the emerging market specialist PE firm. Mark was originally a banker at Barclays for 18 years.