Pauline O’Brien

Director of Global Recruitment Business Strategy and Development
Pauline has 20+ years of experience in professional recruiting, client service, and school board relations in international education. Pauline has led multi-cultural teams in international corporate recruitment, and the non-profit international sector. Her focus has always been on developing talent and creating inclusive aspiring leadership programs. She has designed multi-faceted learning opportunities for international schools, which include competency-based recruiting strategies, skills-based interviewing methods, and STAR application profiles. Her work in Women in Leadership is vast and she is a returning educational conference speaker globally. Pauline’s work has also included service on the International Task Force for Child Protection (ITFCP), resulting in the creation and delivery of educational sessions on Effective International Recruitment Practices worldwide. Coaching and mentoring school leaders and teachers on all matters recruitment is a main focus for Pauline. She has been a Board member for Women’s Business Initiative International and ACCESS in the Netherlands. Originally from Ireland, Pauline resides with her family in the Netherlands where she studied international business in the Dutch language.

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