- About Us
The Knightsbridge vision is to be recognized as the premiere integrated human capital management firm in Canada with particular emphasis in the areas of sourcing talent, developing and enhancing the performance of client organizations and of the talent within them, and transitioning talent. In the eight years since its inception, Knightsbridge has built a compelling human capital platform with a laser-like focus on client service and delivery.
2001: Creates a national footprint in career consulting with the acquisition of the outplacement/career transition services of KPMG; creates global capability through a partnership with Penna Plc.
2002: Adds executive search capabilities through the acquisition of Herman Smith Search Inc., adds coaching, leadership consulting and assessment capabilities through the acquisition of GSW Consultants, and augments the national footprint with the acquisition of Bussandri Macdonald Groupe Conseil in Quebec.
2003: Broadens the talent acquisition offering with the creation of a new business in Interim Management.
2005: Deepens global capabilities in career transition consulting through a global partnership with Lee Hecht Harrison.
2006: Enhances the executive search practice with the acquisition of Enns Partners, gains global reach executive search by becoming a member in the Amrop global executive search organization, broadens the assessment offering through a partnership with HR Chally and the introduction of the Predictor assessment tool.
2007: Broadens the talent acquisition offering with the creation of a new business in Recruitment Outsourcing.
2008: Increases market coverage in executive search with the acquisition of Belle Isle, Djandji, in Montreal, broadens the consulting platform to include workforce management consulting with the acquisition of the Axsium Group.
2009: Enhances the scope and depth of the leadership practice through the acquisition of MICA, one of Canada’s foremost leadership solutions consultancies with a specialized expertise in strategic alignment, executive assessment, leadership development, team effectiveness, and succession planning. Enters into a strategic alliance with Robertson Surrette, Atlantic Canada’s largest human resources consulting firm, thereby strengthening Knightsbridge’s executive search, assessment and career transition offering in Atlantic Canada.
2010: Wins the prestigious award as one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Managed Companies.
The focused and intentional build-out of each Knightsbridge practice area, combined with the impact from the acquisitions, joint ventures and global alliances has provided the platform for the realization of our strategy of building a best-in-class full-service human capital management firm with capacity and capability to deliver integrated strategic solutions on a national and global basis.