Lauren Shearer is a Partner at Hobson Leavy, having initially joined the firm as a Senior Consultant in 2021. Lauren brings over a decade of experience in executive search including seven years working for the UK’s largest executive search firm, based in London.
At her previous firm, as a Consultant in the Global Technology and IT Services Practice, she partnered with high-growth software firms to attract and appoint their critical leadership talent across the UK, Europe, and North America. During her tenure she also enjoyed a secondment to the firm’s Chair and NED Practice where she assisted on commercial non-executive mandates for a variety of clients including FTSE listed, private and family-owned businesses.
Lauren started her executive search career with a boutique search firm headquartered in Wellington. She holds a Bachelor of Science, Psychology (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (Human Resources and Management) from Victoria University of Wellington.