Damian Ringwood

Damian is Managing Partner of Amrop in Ireland. He leads the Financial Services and Professional Services Practice areas and has extensive experience across other sectors such as semi-state, healthcare, digital and media and industrial.

Damian specialises in Executive and Non-Executive Search and Leadership & Talent Assessment. Damian has extensive experience of CEO level search together with their direct reports. In professional services Damian had placed numerous direct entry Partners and Directors. 

Damian’s technical expertise lies in his ability to assess talent through in-depth interviewing and be a trusted adviser to the clients in all aspects of the search. With a strong background in strategy, finance and business transformation, Damian is well positioned to contextualise senior roles for candidates and evaluate their potential and fit.

Damian began his career with the Smurfit Group graduate programme in the Netherlands where he became Head of Quality Assurance. Damian has extensive experience in the provision of management consultancy services to clients. He has previously held senior strategy positions with Ernst & Young in London, Prospectus Strategy Consultants and BearingPoint / KPMG. He also served as CEO of an Accountancy Body before joining Amrop.

Damian holds a first class Masters in Business Strategy from NUIG and an honours BSc. in Management from Trinity College, Dublin.