Trusted Partners of Boards and Executives


The relationship is everything.

We focus on relationships, not transactions. We build a deep understanding of you and your goals and only accept engagements when we are confident we can maintain our exceptional track record of success. It is all about the relationship and delivering on your expectations.

Our clients – boards and executives from around the world – compliment us on:

  • How they feel we are fully focused on them
  • How we create the strategy and represent them in the market
  • How easy we make the process
  • Our unique strength in how we assess and articulate why a board would find value from an executive’s appointment
  • The value added by our business acumen, style and advice

Equally noted is the benefit from engaging a boutique which provides unrestricted access to the best options. They call us “honest partners” looking out for their best interests.


Board Talent Pipelining

Enhances a board’s knowledge, familiarity and certainty that they have met and considered the “best” potential director talent.

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Board Recruitment

A retained search for a board director to match a specific and pending need.

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Reverse Board Search

Representing a company or individual to place an executive on a board for professional development, a retirement, or to achieve a life goal.

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CEO Succession & Recruitment

A thoughtful, disciplined approach to succession, from board discovery through internal candidate development, market review and recruitment.

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Our Team


Suzanne Sinclair

+1 212 294 0027

Suzanne built her practice and reputation in board search and advisory services following twenty years of executive experience with leading global companies. Prior to co-founding Marie Norman, Suzanne led…

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Bruce Halbeck

+1 312 981 8897

Bruce brings thirty years of experience serving corporate boards and executives, including as an industry practice head for three of the world’s largest executive search firms. Prior to co-founding Marie Norman, Bruce…

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Abi Baltz

+1 212 365 4232

Abi brings twenty-seven years of experience as an executive search consultant, serving the needs of corporate boards and senior executive teams. For the twenty years prior to co- founding Parker Snowe...

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Simon Harrison

+44 20 7738 8240‬

Based in London, Simon has been a close colleague of ours for more than a decade. He brings more than thirty years of experience serving executive teams and corporate boards around the globe. He is our dedicated…

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