Non Executive Director
One of the best known figures in the Scottish recruitment industry, Ken was a founder of Aspen People in 2012 and continues to act as Strategic Advisor in his capacity as a Non-Executive Board Member. Before entering recruitment he was a Chartered Accountant with international audit experience with KPMG before becoming Finance Director at the adventure clothing brand North Face.
Ken originally entered the recruitment profession in 1989 with London based Norman Broadbent, progressed to Lead Scotland and the Northern Region before launching Munro Consulting Ltd in 1998, which subsequently grew to the largest independent executive search firm in Scotland. Having sold the business, in 2012 he established Aspen People Ltd with his long term colleagues Donogh O’Brien and Catriona Mackie and later led the acquisition of niche recruitment firm, Fortnum Select.
Ken sits on the Board of several charities including Trades House of Glasgow where he is currently Deacon Convener and ‘Third Citizen of Glasgow’ after the Lord Provost and Lord Dean of Guild. Additionally he is Non Executive Finance Director at Robert Burns World Federation.