Professional Services

Global Practice Leader

Patricia Flipsen

An accomplished professional of the executive search industry, Patricia joined Stanton Chase Amsterdam after having gained a breadth of experience during her time with Ray & Berndtson and Arthur D. Little Global Management Consulting.

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The distinguishing feature of a Professional Services organization is the fact that it does not sell tangible products. Instead, it has production processes that are wholly dependent on expertise and skills. Thus: more than any other industry, corporate success depends heavily on the quality and availability of human capital talent.

This global practice group has expertise in the following business sectors:

Sector Sub-sector
Accounting Firm
Business Services Accounting, Legal, Facilities Management and Real Estate Management
Human Resource Services
Law Firms
Management Consulting Strategy, In-depth Functional Expertise, Executive Search
Real Estate Services

The professional services industry is engaged in continuous change. It's goals are to stay abreast and develop innovations in knowledge capital which provide value to clients who are wrestling with globalization, E-commerce, advanced technologies, competitive challenges, strategic re-positioning, market share and profitability growth, and the outsourcing of non-core areas of business.

Leadership DNA is in high demand and short supply. Supply constraints will be exacerbated during the coming decade as demographics cause the largest shortage of skills yet experienced in our lifetime. Consequently, Professional Services firms particularly, will struggle to find and attract the best and the brightest talent, and most certainly will not be able to do it on their own.

Stanton Chase's global search team in Professional Services is an innovative and experienced group of management consultants who understand the particular challenges of attracting and recruiting highly qualified, professional knowledge workers. We have led human capital search programs around the world to build competitive advantage for our clients. Our partners continue to pioneer innovative solutions in the search for talent for a wide array of consulting disciplines including:

  • Strategic and operational management consulting
  • Assurance and Tax Advisory services
  • Technology
  • Legal
  • Financial advisory services
  • Engineering services
  • Corporate governance

We accept only a limited number of engagements, allowing the client our undivided attention as well as unfettered market access. By focusing principally on senior level assignments in professional services, we are able to serve as trusted advisors to the most sought after talent.

Our professional services team assists organizations with the critical long-term decisions associated with performance management, succession planning, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and executive talent benchmarking. As the global recovery takes hold in the highly competitive professional services marketplace Stanton Chase International is a leader in an area where the "war for talent" is real.

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