Kate Grussing leads Sapphire Partners, a London-based executive search boutique, working with boards and CEOs. Prior to founding Sapphire Partners in 2005, she held senior roles at JPMorgan and McKinsey where she had a particular focus on strategy.
Kate is a thought leader on promoting diversity. She has recently been appointed to the Gender Equality Advisory Group at City University London. She is a board member of the new Institute of Imagination in London and has recently stepped down after 17 years from the board of an international medical charity, the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association.
She received her MBA from The Tuck School at Dartmouth College and graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in economics and political science. She is a long-time Londoner, an ardent fan of the NHS and British chocolate and the mother of four stroppy teenagers. c