Patrick Rooney announced as a member of the 2024 AESC Council of Asia Pacific

"We are excited to share that Sheffield North Island Associate Director, Patrick Rooney has been appointed as a member of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) Council of Asia Pacific." - Ian Taylor, Managing Director, Sheffield North Island

As the only New Zealand-based member of the Asia Pacific Council, Patrick will be part of sharing emerging best practice for the profession and upholding the highest quality standards in executive search and leadership consulting.

Patrick says “I’m pleased to join the AESC APAC regional council. The council’s dedication to professional standards and ethics is important, especially as the executive search profession has relatively low barriers to entry. The AESC is committed to excellence—a commitment that Sheffield also shares.”

Patrick was also appointed to the regional AESC Nominations and Governance Committee. The committee oversees adherence to governance frameworks, bylaws, and other obligations. Additionally, they serve as a valuable resource for governance-related matters, contributing to the healthy development and functioning of the council and its committees. The committee also approves annual award winners.

AESC sets the bar for ethical standards and professional conduct in the executive search and leadership consulting profession. AESC Members represent 16,000+ trusted professionals spanning 1450+ offices in 70+ countries. Members leverage their access and expertise to find, place and develop more than 100,000 executives each year in board and C-level positions for the world’s leading organisations of all types and sizes. Sheffield is proud to be one of those members.

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