Julie Black


Julie joined Sheffield in March 2012. Her focus is primarily on the South Island Assessment practice.

Areas of Service

  • Executive Search
  • Assessment
  • Leadership Development
  • Team Development

Business Experience

Julie has an extensive commercial business background.  She leads the Christchurch Assessment practice delivering a range of assessment services supporting the Executive Search Team. 

In her previous role at Sheffield, she supported the business as a Senior Research Consultant, specialising in search assignments for Chief Executives, Independent Board Directors, and senior management across both private and public sectors.

Julie has more than 20 years’ experience leading teams in various marketing and management positions in national and multi-national organisations across Media, Oil, Telecommunications and Manufacturing sectors. She brings to her work a sound understanding of strategic practice, professionalism, initiative, and commercial acumen.


Professional Qualifications/Memberships

Bachelor of Commerce – Victoria University, Wellington

Advanced Marketing Programme - International Management Institute - University of Otago

Certificate Direct Marketing - NZ Direct Marketing Association

Accredited DDI Facilitator – Targeted Selection® Interviewer Skills

Accredited DDI Facilitator – Leadership Development Programmes

Accredited in Wave Assessment Suite – Saville Consulting


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