Sheffield Haworth installs Georgina Harley as a Managing Director

08 December 2020 2 min. read
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Global talent consulting organisation Sheffield Haworth has appointed Georgina Harley as a member of its Executive Management Committee. Harley arrives having previously been a Partner with Mercer.

Commenting on the appointment, Sheffield Haworth Chairman Tim Sheffield said, “We are thrilled that Georgina will be joining the team… After a challenging year, we are looking forward to developing new services with our clients and accelerating the growth of the business in line with our strategic goals. Our aim is to be the number one challenger consultancy in people and transformational change.

Founded in 1993, Sheffield Haworth is a talent consulting firm that delivers talent and up-to-date industry information across the globe in the financial services, business and professional services and digital and technology sectors. The firm now has 150 professionals in 12 offices – throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions – supporting clients with executive search and consulting solutions and talent advisory, combining a lengthy track record with an on-going commitment to diligence, integrity and innovation.

Georgina Harley, Managing Director, Sheffield Haworth

Harley joins Sheffield Haworth as a Group Managing Director and Head of New Sectors and Services. In the newly created role, she will join the Executive Management Committee and be responsible for key growth areas, including consulting and technology services, talent development and advisory services.

Speaking on her appointment, Harley stated, “I’m very much looking forward to working with the high calibre team at Sheffield Haworth. As its clients have evolved so too has Sheffield Haworth – the deep relationships they have fostered over the years have led to the development of these new services and expansion into rapidly growing sectors. It couldn’t be a better time to help Boards and executive teams position themselves for success.”

Formerly a Partner at Mercer Consulting, a 19-year spell with the firm saw her hold a number of management and leadership roles in Sydney and London. These included including P&L management of growth businesses, international expansion of products and services, and the leadership of multiple acquisitions and integrations, while managing cross functional teams. Harley holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Statistics from Australia National University, and a Master of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.