Introducing Chris Bernard


Chris Bernard joined GatenbySanderson’s highly successful Regulation Practice as Partner during 2019.  Prior to joining GatenbySanderson, Chris worked for 2 boutique specialist executive search firms as Senior Partner, MD and Director.

She brings over 25 years’ experience of placing senior leaders in regulated environments such as Financial Services, Energy, Healthcare, Education amongst others in the private and not-for-profit sectors. Her skill, appointing leaders that can create resilient and sustainable businesses, is mission critical for the public sector. Furthermore, her commercial ability to scale recruitment businesses will support our growth ambitions.  

In addition to her executive search role, Chris as a passionate advocate of Diversity and Inclusion chairs GatenbySanderson’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion working group and will play a pivotal role supporting our clients to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive leadership team. 

In her spare time, Chris is a NED and member of HR and Nominations Committee at the University of Westminster.

If you’d like to speak to Chris about our Regulation Practice please do contact her via email: