Derwent announces key appointment - Liz Crawford

By Ben Derwent – Managing Director

Published Date: 2018/04



Derwent has announced the appointment of Ms Liz Crawford as Lead Partner for their Queensland office.

Ms Crawford is well recognised as an expert in leadership advisory and executive search with strong credentials in appointing Board Directors, CEOs and functional leaders across Private Equity, Public and Government enterprise. Prior to joining Derwent, Ms Crawford led the National Executive Search practice of KPMG Australia.

Ben Derwent, the Managing Director of Derwent commented, ‘We are delighted to have Liz join the firm and spear head our growth in the key growth markets of Qld, NT and PNG. Liz brings significant expertise in executive talent matched with an impressive track record and client following.’

Ms Crawford commented ‘Derwent is an exciting business with an outstanding team, with a clear mandate to grow. This is an opportunity to leverage my experience in a more entrepreneurial setting and make a fundamental difference to the success of organisations and individuals we advise.’

Derwent is Australia’s largest independent Board and Executive search firm. Established in 1997, the firm focuses on identifying high impact talent at Board, CEO and functional leadership levels across ASX, Private Equity and Government enterprises.