Damien O'Brien

Damien O'Brien
  • Chairman, Egon Zehnder, United Kingdom

Bachelor's in Commerce, Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney; diploma in Theology and Philosophy, Saint Columban's College, Sydney; MBA, Columbia Univ. Formerly: management positions in family-owned group in Australia; Associate, McKinsey, Australia. Since 1988, with Egon Zehnder, Sydney, Paris and London offices; led establishment of China practice; oversaw global industry and functional practices; responsible for global operations and professional development; primary practice areas include consumer products, private equity, leadership strategy services and board consulting; 2008-14, CEO; since 2010, Global Chairman.