We are Lansdowne Executive Search.

Our tenacity and extensive international networks deliver exceptional service and outstanding talent.

Our team is dedicated to delivering exceptional talent.
With over 70 years combined Executive Search experience, Sean, Luke and Tom bring unique insight and expertise to sourcing the very best executive talent for you.

And now, with our exciting new partnership with Horton International, this global depth and wealth of experience brings even greater strength to our executive search, interim management and board appointments services.

With our unrivalled market knowledge allied to advanced processes using the most systematic and responsive methodologies, our commitment is to truly effective delivery. A positive experience. An effective and sustained impact. It’s what we’re all about.

With over 40 offices across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, Horton International is a world leader in executive search. Through our new alliance, our network and talent pool is significantly expanded.

Our Services
Our bespoke range of services and insightful, collaborative approach ensure that our partners deliver the ideal solution for each client – solutions further enhanced by our relationship with Horton International.
Executive Search
As trusted advisors to many local and internationally renowned organisations, our partners have a proven and dynamic track record in identifying the very best in national and global talent – talent that will grow and develop your business, enabling you to achieve your strategic goals.
Interim Management
Our flexible Interim Management model enables you to quickly embed proven individuals whose experience, talent and skills can make an immediate and lasting impact. Addressing all industries, our diverse register of Interim Managers covers all senior functions including General Management, Finance, Operations, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing and Supply Chain.
Board Appointments
Our partners have unrivalled experience in placing directors with major organisations seeking to bring greater experience, transparency, diversity, and objectivity to the Boardroom.
Our Sectors
We’ve built up an unrivalled network and knowledge bank across a diverse range of industries. So, whether it’s Executive Search, Interim Management Solutions or Board Appointments, we will make a significant contribution to your business.
Banking &
Financial Services
Business &
Professional Services
Consumer & FMCG
Energy, Utilities
& Natural Resources
Our Team
Hugely experienced and skilled in the fields of Executive Search, Interim Management and Board Appointments, our Team would be delighted to speak to you on how we can address your immediate and long-term needs.

Tom Keane

Lansdowne Executive Search

Luke Freeley

Lansdowne Executive Search

Seán McDonagh

Lansdowne Executive Search

Michelle Holden

Operations Manager
Lansdowne Executive Search

Gemma Van Rooyen

Director of Global Programs
Horton International

Latest News
As the trusted Executive Search partner for a large and diverse number of Irish and International organisations, we have the expertise and network to source candidates across a multitude of disciplines and specialities.
Current Opportunities
Commercial Director, Certa Ireland
Certa Ireland is a wholly owned subsidiary of DCC plc and is part of the Energy Division of the Group. The company is one of Ireland’s leading home heating oil, commercial fuel and agricultural diesel suppliers. Certa operates Ireland’s largest network of pay@pump retail forecourts, as well as several other divisions including fuel card services, lubricants and a recently acquired solar panel business.
We use our best people to search for your best people. Technology is just a tool.
Technology may have changed our lives in the last year but some of the secrets to successfully hiring CEOs and Senior Executive talent remain the same!
Building The Business Case For Diversity, Equity And Inclusion.
It is now becoming more apparent that many organisations still need to do more if they want a diverse, inclusive and equitable business.
Do You Already Know How Your Team Will Work In The Future?
A new generation of disruptive technologies is currently accelerating the digital transformation of the world of work and business.