Principal, Executive search
Alex serves as a Principal at McDermott + Bull Canada and is part of the firm’s Education Practice, based in Vancouver, BC. With over 20 years of experience in executive search, Alex is known for his successful collaborations with clients, sourcing top-tier talent across diverse industries and functions. His core areas of focus include post-secondary education, NPOs, healthcare, professional colleges, associations, and municipalities.
Prior to joining the firm, he was a Senior Associate at an international search firm where he managed a diverse portfolio encompassing healthcare, life sciences, NPOs, and professional services, spearheading the placement of C-Suite and other senior leaders from Canada and abroad. In the early stages of his career, Alex honed his skills at a boutique firm focused on academic recruitment.
Originally from Southern Ontario, Alex pursued music studies at Humber College in Toronto. He later earned a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal and Business Studies from Simon Fraser University after relocating to the west coast.