Nicola Mirza


Nicola Mirza is an internationally experienced executive search specialist having spent the last fifteen years of her career in the executive search field.  Prior to this, Nicola was a solicitor at Russell McVeagh in Auckland and then in London, at British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. In 2006, Nicola joined Shilton Sharpe Quarry, the leading European legal executive recruitment firm and remained with SSQ until returning to New Zealand to join Hobson Leavy in 2010.

Nicola has built a strong reputation in the senior executive search market across Chief Executive, executive team and Board level appointments including expertise in professional services at Partner and General Counsel levels.

Nicola has a BA/LLB from the University of Auckland and a post graduate diploma in Management from Birkbeck, University of London. Nicola is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. Nicola has also completed the Advanced Certificate in Executive Talent Program, conducted by Cornell University ILR School, in partnership with the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants.

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Nicola Mirza - Hobson Leavy Executive Search