Stephen Lennard is Joint Managing Director and founding Principal of Crown & Marks. He is widely acknowledged as one of Australia’s leading search consultants, and has experience operating across a number of business sectors.
Stephen holds an Honours degree in Applied Science (BSc. Geology) from the University of NSW and an MBA from Macquarie University.
Earlier in his career Stephen successfully built and developed executive search practices for two leading international organisations and now has over 26 years experience in the industry both nationally and internationally.
Prior to entering executive search he spent many years in senior management positions with several Australian and multinational companies, including Kimberly-Clark Australia. He possesses a wealth of business and executive search experience, together with an intimate knowledge of the marketplace. He is highly regarded for his leadership, his determination and his extensive network of long-term business relationships.
His record of success includes local and international searches for managing directors and division heads, chief financial officers, chief operating officers, chief information officers and directors of professional services, corporate affairs and general managers. His market sector knowledge spans industrial services, manufacturing, construction, engineering, natural resources, government and not-for-profit amongst others.
Stephen Lennard is also a Global Board Member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).
His sporting passions include surfing and alpine mountaineering.