Michelle Carson-Williams

Chair and Founder

Michelle Carson-Williams is the Founder and Chair of Holmes Noble and for more than two decades she has advised boards across a whole host of markets appointing non-executives and executives.

Michelle keeps abreast of challenges providing insight and advice on appointments in the context of the evolution of boards. With the backdrop and understanding of the challenges; from increasingly rigorous corporate governance and investor scrutiny through to improving the engagement of a company’s workforce.

Michelle founded Holmes Noble in 2005, following a successful career building and leading the European Practice for an international NYSE-listed search firm. She had the vision to create a challenger brand to the big search firms, operating as a partner to clients. Since then, Holmes Noble has gone from strength to strength to become a leading talent advisory firm in the UK and Internationally.

Holmes Nobles’ Board practice brings a focus on enhancing both the ethnic and functional diversity of its clients’ boardrooms.