Aoife Kernan

Team Lead, Recruitment - Project & Interim Division

Aoife strives to be a strategic recruitment partner throughout her candidates’ entire career journey. In her role in the Project & Interim Division, she is an advocate of knowledge sharing. Aoife offers regular career, job search and interview advice directly to the independent consultants she serves, and through her advice-based articles and the Project + Interim Wire newsletter.

Aoife has over 5 years of recruiting experience and previously worked for a global search firm in Toronto and Ireland where she developed her expertise in the finance and accounting verticals. Prior to this, she worked in various client and sales roles in the retail sector in Ireland and Australia.

Aoife holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Economics from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and a post-graduate diploma in Business Management from the Galway Business School. She recently completed a certificate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Accounting for Business Decision Making. When she is not working, she spends her time in, on, or near the water, usually with a paddleboard in tow.

Fun Fact: Can’t stand upright on a snowboard

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