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Aidan Kennedy

Global Chair of Panorama

Aidan is Chair Emeritus of Panorama (after serving as Chair from 2019-2021) and is a Consultant at Saxton Bampfylde in the UK. He is the former Global Chair and Executive Committee member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants which represents over 75% of the leading search firms and over 7000 consultants across EMEA, APAC and the Americas and remains a Director on its Global Board. As a firm advocate of research led executive search, Aidan previously led the Research division of Armstrong International, before becoming a Partner of the firm and its Chief Operating Officer.

Aidan joined Saxton Bampfylde in January 2015 with 16 years experience in Executive Search. He most recently spent eight years as a Partner in the London office of CTPartners, the global executive search firm. Aidan has particular experience in advising organisations on management change in times of transition and has worked on a wide range of leadership and executive mandates for Financial Services, Public Sector and Corporate clients across established EMEA business centres and in emerging markets.

A graduate of University College Dublin, Aidan earned his Master’s degree in Politics from St. Antony’s College at Oxford University and undertook further Executive Education at Harvard Business School.