Bryan Macdonald

Bryan has dedicated over 20 years to understanding the role and leadership characteristics of successful executives. Formerly a Regional Managing Partner (Europe) at Heidrick & Struggles, his activities span executive recruiting, coaching and board advisory work.

Bryan is based in London, UK, and is the founder of The Digital Board, a leading boutique Executive Search and Advisory firm in the technology sector. He has conducted hundreds of Executive Search mandates, including conducting more than 6000 interviews and more than 500 CEO and Exec team briefings. Primary sector experience includes Oil & Gas, Consumer Products, Retail, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Defence, Mobile, IT Services and Business Services.

Prior to Heidrick & Struggles, Bryan worked for the Chief Information Officer of BP helping to define a culture of leadership within their $5 billion global technology function. This involved working with some of the world`s most respected academic institutions, including Harvard, MIT and Kellogg.

Bryan has published several relevant papers on the topic of leadership and culture.