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Managing Director, North Island
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Ian Taylor is the Managing Director of Sheffield North Island. He joined the firm in 1991.
Ian Taylor headed the executive search and organisational performance practices of Sheffield before becoming Managing Director in 1999. Before joining the human resources sector, he worked in education both in New Zealand and internationally for a period of 11 years.
Ian manages the firm’s relationship with the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) and AltoPartners Executive Search Worldwide. He co-leads AltoPartner’s education, local government and not-for-profit global practice.
Ian has 31 years recruiting experience at chief executive and senior management levels. Further to this, he has facilitated and led board evaluation and CEO review processes. Ian has project management experience in the local government, education and health sectors and has facilitated competency assessments for middle and senior managers in large organisations. He has advised in various areas of leadership and organisational development, and coached senior executives in leadership strategies and behaviour.
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Bachelor of Arts, History - University of Canterbury
Master of Arts (Hons), History - The University of Auckland
Fellow - Institute of Managers and Leaders (FIML)
Member - Institute of Directors
Past Advisory Board Member, Governance School, The University of Auckland
Trustee - Kristin School
Past Director - New Zealand Institute of Management (Northern)