Jane Griffith is the Managing Partner of Leaders International Toronto office.
A veteran search leader, Jane focuses on the recruitment of senior leaders in the academic, not-for-profit and broader public sectors, working with prominent universities, colleges and not-for-profit organizations in Canada.
Prior to joining Leaders International, Jane has been a Partner and National Diversity Leader with three national and global search firms, and founded Griffith Research, with clients in Australia, Dubai, Canada and the United States.
Jane is frequent speaker and guest lecturer on hiring practices, with a specific focus on diversity and inclusion initiatives. She has spoken at conferences across Canada and at the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.
Jane holds Bachelor of Arts in Legal History from the University of Calgary and a Master of Arts in Legal History from the University of Toronto.
Jane is an active volunteer and has supported many organizations including the 30% Club Canada, Informed Opinions, Congress 2017 with AFP Toronto, and as the Founder of The Council of Women Executives.
Mr. Richard Joly has a vast expertise in consulting for Boards of Directors and CEOs, and is well versed in the assessment of Board effectiveness and in the search for executive talent.
Mr. Joly possesses an extensive and diversified business network, and he can leverage in-depth knowledge of leadership talent management and development. His excellent reputation in the industry gives him a powerful edge to attract the best candidates.
Since 1997, Mr. Joly has managed over 400 senior executive recruiting assignments for national and multinational corporations, large and medium-sized businesses, start-ups, and private and publicly traded companies.
Mr. Joly is renowned for his expertise in consulting with Boards of Directors and selecting effective board members. During his career, he has conducted over 150 Board evaluations and he is a recognized speaker and a reputed lecturer for the Université Laval corporate directors’ certification program. He gives corporate governance training for companies that wish to form a Board of Directors and makes recommendations to help Boards achieve greater effectiveness.
Prior to founding Leaders & Co., Mr. Joly was a senior partner with Korn/Ferry International and he served as Managing Partner at the Montreal office of The Caldwell Partners International, two leading worldwide executive search firms.
Mr. Joly holds an MBA from the John Molson School of Business.