PFM Executive Search Names New Partners

PFM Executive Search, one of Canada’s leading executive search firms, has announced that Shelina Esmail and Shaun Carpenter will be joining the firm as Partners. Shelina and Shaun have been with PFM for 17 years, most recently as Associate Partners, and are both committed to continuing to build on the firm’s reputation for developing relationships and delivering client satisfaction.

Shelina Esmail

Shelina joined PFM in 1998 as Director of Research, transitioning after four years to the role of consultant. In 2011, she was named Associate Partner. Before joining PFM, she earned a BA in Economics and a Diploma in Urban Land Economics – both from UBC – and worked for five years in commercial real estate. Shelina is passionate about developing talent and tomorrow’s leaders and has volunteered with Junior Achievement BC and as a mentor to UBC economics students. Most recently she was elected to the Board of the UBC Alumni Association.

Shaun Carpenter

Also a 17-year veteran of PFM, Shaun joined the firm in a research capacity and progressed through the roles of consultant, senior consultant and most recently Associate Partner. Shaun has become increasingly involved in strategy and business development, and leadership mentoring. He sits on the Board of the Human Resources Management Association (HRMA) and is a passionate volunteer for the Heart and Acute Medical Unit at BC Children’s Hospital.