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Samantha Johnson


Samantha Johnson

Senior Principal

Korn Ferry Hay Group

Samantha Johnson is a Senior Principal for Korn Ferry, based in the Firm’s Mumbai office.

Ms. Johnson has over 10 years’ experience working with international organisations,  supporting the development and implementation of their leadership and talent strategies.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry she spent two and a half years at Harvey Nash Plc, a global resourcing and strategy firm, where she was head of the UK leadership consulting practice, based in London.

Ms. Johnson emigrated to Asia in 2017, having lived and worked in both North America and Europe previously. She brings with her a wealth of international leadership development knowledge.

Drawing on a variety of methodologies, Samantha helps organisations to assess, develop and fine-tune their leadership capability – from the board to executive management, and senior layers of the leadership pipeline.

Ms. Johnson is an expert facilitator, delivering programs focussed on leadership development, tackling topics such as Top Team Development,  Emotional Intelligence, Motivation & Purpose,and Coaching Skills.

She is also a Korn Ferry Faculty member delivering certifications on Korn Ferry IP, such as the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect, KF360, and Korn Ferry Assessment for Leadership Potential.

Ms. Johnson is a trusted partner and advisor to her clients, helping to ensure they have the right people in the right roles, giving them individuals and teams that are focused, aligned with their business strategy, and passionate about what they are doing.

Academic and Professional background

She is Level A & B qualified in the use of psychometric tools through the British Psychological Society (BPS), and is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) and BPS.

Ms. Johnson obtained a Bachelor of Science honours degree from McMaster University, Canada, in Psychology and Behavioural Neurosciences. She also holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Human Resource Development and Consultancy from the University of London, Birkbeck College.