Chairs and boards play a critical role in the overall strategy, governance, culture, and purpose of our client’s organisations. A talented, diverse, and experienced board is critical to provide future insight for organisations and effectively manage potential risk. This is particularly true for global development, with rapid change in the INGO world and a changing economic and political environment. Yet new opportunities, new donors and actors driving global change make this an incredibly interesting and exciting time to be on Boards in our sector.
At Red Sea, we are ready to work with you as partners in building the best boards of executives possible. Our Board and Advisory practice provide executive search and consulting services to our global clients, supporting your Chair, Selection Committee, CEO and leadership team in the identification and development of high-performing boards. Now, both internally and externally, there is much more accountability and engagement expected of boards, due to increased scrutiny around spending, governance, and human resources issues in development such as safeguarding and employee discrimination. In addition, there is a growing demand from senior executives for their boards to provide insight and strategy and be accountable for ensuring growth and sustainability.
We bring experience and understanding of some of the complications of large multinational organisations and confederation structures and related governance, and a deep understanding of our sectors. We specialize in bringing gender balance and cultural diversification to Boards, whilst also finding the skills to strengthen and drive your organisation. Our global reach also enables us to be creative when it comes to talent solutions; you can expect to meet candidates who don’t show up in traditional databases and who bring a diversity of all kinds from all regions internationally.
We are a trusted advisor to some of the world’s leading INGOs and we have helped them attract, engage, and retain the best executive and non-executive talent. Our consultants have successfully completed searches across our sectors for board-level roles including chairmen, senior independent directors, non-executive directors, executive directors, committee chairs, CEOs and CFOs.
Tim Wingrove is the founder and Managing Director of Red Sea Executive Search. He has been working in INGO search at Executive level for the last 10 years, and has recruited across Africa, Asia, Europe and the America’s. Clients include the likes of Oxfam International, Amnesty International, Plan International, WWF, Gain, Care International, ActionAid International, Practical Action, Sightsavers, Tearfund, Marie…
Principal Consultant: Africa
Khetsiwe has 30 years international development experience which spans across all continents and several sectors. She has worked in managerial roles for the IFC, the World Bank and most recently the United Nations as the Chief of Staff at UN Woman. Khetsiwe is a qualified global business leader and has a Doctorate in Business Leadership as well as a Masters in Business Administration, amongst other qualifications.
Associate Principal, Global Non Profit
Anna is a highly experienced business and relationship manager with almost 15 years’ experience in executive recruitment, business development, account and relationship management across public, not-for-profit and commercial sector organisations. Most recently, Anna worked for Berwick Partners (Odgers Berndtson Group) and established a new practice within the not for profit sector team…
Head of Search Practice: International Development
Gareth has an extensive background in recruitment going back 20 years and working in several different sectors from Pepsico and G4S to the NHS and the care home industry. For the past 5 and a half years, he has led global resourcing for Plan International and Marie Stopes International, sourcing senior candidates from all over the world…
Madhu Malhotra is a seasoned grass-roots activist, human rights advocate, senior international executive & transformational leadership coach. She has 25+ years of experience to set up, lead, inspire and manage development, humanitarian, and advocacy programs. She has worked with grassroots as well as INGO’s including UNICEF, Amnesty International, DFID, DANIDA, Oxfam & AKRSP.