Laurie O’Donnell is the Managing Director of Cornerstone International Vancouver, Board of Directors Member of Cornerstone, leads the Industrial Global Practice Group for Shipbuilding and is the Global Director of International Coaching for Cornerstone.

With over 20 years of experience in International Executive Search, Laurie has held many leadership roles since joining the organization in 2001. In Montreal, Canada she was the VP Business Development, in China she was the Managing Director of the Beijing office and has returned to Canada calling Vancouver home.

Laurie has worked in the Aerospace & Defense and Power Generation Sectors working for the key global companies around the world.   With the critical national requirement to rebuild Canada’s marine industry, Laurie and her global team supports this national goal in Vancouver.  This allows us to contribute to the development of a sustainable marine industry that can serve Canada for years to come.

Laurie is a researcher at heart. With a dedicated team that research industries globally they support clients though knowledge and data.  Intensive targeted global research has been the foundation for success. Providing clients with a global talent perspective, we have filled the very difficult roles in succession strategies, integrated companies post-merger, attracted top leaders in key technical roles and leadership roles at all levels for regulated industries.



Aviation & Defense

Power Generation