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Lisa Kershaw


Lisa is an executive search consultant in healthcare, financial services/pensions, not-for-profit and retail/manufacturing.  

Professional Focus

  • Healthcare, financial services, pensions, public sector, not-for-profit, manufacturing, retail, and distribution
  • North Americas Regional leader of Financial Services Practice Group
  • Works with international, mid-market and emerging growth companies
  • Functional expertise in finance, marketing and communications, human resources, operations, general management
  • Significant work with boards on CEO searches; known for proven ability to guide boards to consensus
  • Board of Directors, Boyden Canada

Business Expertise

  • Previously held a number of senior marketing and communications roles, most recently heading up the Vancouver marketing and strategy consulting practice of KPMG
  • Formerly with TD Bank Financial Group, BBDO Advertising

Practice Membership

Global Industry Practices

  • Consumer & Retail
  • Financial Services, North America Leader
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences

Global Cross-Sector Practices

  • Social Impact

Additional Sector Expertise

  • Human Resources
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Operations
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • General Management

Education & Certifications

  • Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Broadcasting and Marketing, Magna Cum Laude, from Western Washington University
  • Certified Management Consultant

Affiliations & Awards

  • Ambassador for Vancouver Organizing Committee, 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Games; 2009 Co-Chair of Metro Vancouver Campaign Cabinet of the United Way
  • Board Member, YWCA, BC Sports Hall of Fame, American Marketing Association, Institute of Certified Management Consultants, Junior Achievement
  • YWCA Women of Distinction award nominee



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