Sheffield Haworth Announces the Appointment of Wendy Schmidt as Senior Advisor to the Consulting, Technology and Services Practice
Sheffield Haworth is delighted to welcome Wendy Schmidt, former Principal at Deloitte, as a Senior Advisor to the Consulting, Technology and Services Practice.
In her role, Wendy will work closely with Thierry Camerlynck and the team on the development and growth of the US Professional Services practice. The practice has a market leading retained executive search offering for the Forensic & Litigation Consulting and White Collar & Government Investigations Private Practice sectors.
Wendy is a former Principal of Deloitte, where she led the global Business Intelligence Services practice until her retirement in June 2017. A former litigator, Wendy has over 30 years of experience specializing in the development of background information and intelligence for commercial and government clients, in the context of due diligence, fraud, government investigations, and litigation support. Her clients at Deloitte included international and domestic law firms, corporations, financial institutions and government agencies.
Wendy was also one of the national and global leaders of Deloitte’s Women’s Initiative Network, responsible for the development and oversight of programs aimed at the retention, promotion and recruitment of women. She also serves on the board of the New York City chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and is a former board member of the National Association of Women Lawyers. Wendy will continue to promote and support the advancement of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion as a Senior Advisor at Sheffield Haworth.
Commenting on the appointment, Thierry Camerlynck said,
“I am delighted Wendy has joined Sheffield Haworth as Senior Advisor to the Professional Services practice. Her wealth of knowledge and expertise across Investigations and Litigation will be instrumental to our continued success and growth in those areas. In addition, her experience leading and building global services lines will be beneficial as we expand our team and client base across the global Consulting, Technology and Services group. Her career-long dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion aligns closely with the firm’s values and in the work we do for our clients.”
Wendy added, “I am very excited to be working with Sheffield Haworth, and to have the opportunity to assist them in growing the Professional Services practice. Their focus on DEI, both within their firm and the work they do for their clients, is particularly important to me and I look forward to assisting them develop innovative approaches to attracting and retaining diverse professionals for Sheffield Haworth and their clients”.
Sheffield Haworth is a global talent consulting firm advising customers on people and transformational change. Their aim is to help individuals and organizations realize their potential. Their solutions span Executive Search, Consulting, and Talent Development and Advisory across the Consulting, Technology and Services, Financial Services & Real Assets sectors. Established in London in 1993, Sheffield Haworth has undergone significant growth and expansion, now employing over 150 professionals in 12 global offices throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions, with a client list that includes a substantial number of leading global established and earlier stage fast growing organizations.