"We are trusted advisors – enabling new horizons for people and businesses"

About Kingbird

Our commitment to lasting partnerships allows us to be your trusted advisor throughout your career. We prioritize face-to-face interactions, believing that genuine meetings create value and open new horizons. While we leverage digital tools, our emphasis on in-person engagement ensures effective communication and decision-making. Our advisors have solid leadership experience and a strong commitment to optimizing teams to the benefit of both individuals and organizations. In a rapidly changing world, we specialize in modern leadership, navigating organizational and cultural transformations. We advocate for our candidates and clients ethically and professionally, adapting our processes to meet their respective needs.
"We secure sustainable growth by providing and developing human capital"

Kingbird services

Executive Search
We take pride in partnering with our clients tofully understand their situations, their industries, businesses, andorganizational cultures to ensure we search for the right candidates.
Executive Career and Performance Coaching
Supports leaders in overcoming challenges and achieving career goals through tailored methods. This can include improving communication skills, decision-making, conflict handling, team management, and team development.
Executive Assessment
Provides comprehensive insights into candidates' motivations, leadership style, personality, decision-making- and other abilities. These are all important factors when making critical recruitment decisions, but also in helping individuals improve their performance.
Organizational Development
Focuses on strengthening an organization's adaptability and competitiveness. This often involves a holistic approach to organizational structures, culture, strategies, and processes that impact productivity, employee well-being, and competitiveness.
Kingbird is an operational member of AltoPartners, the international alliance of independent Executive Search firms, with offices in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. AltoPartners is not bound by global limitations and has flexible, independent, and locally rooted partners. This approach assists our clients in identifying and developing top-tier leadership teams across borders.

Meet our team

Welcome to a recruitment team with a passion for people and customized solutions
With our diverse expertise, we deliver quality and efficiency within leadership-, board- and specialist roles. We prioritize meaningful relationships, ensuring enduring partnerships with clients and candidates alike. As your trusted advisors, we adapt our processes to meet your unique needs, believing that genuine human connections are the key to enabling new horizons for people and businesses.
Suzanne Lie
Managing Partner

- Professional Services
- Life Science
- Human Resources (HR) 
- Team, Organizational, and Leadership Development

+47 995 22 210
Hege Lise Sørbye
Partner & COB

- Real Estate/Construction,
- Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
- Family Offices
- Manufacturing Companies

+47 911 70 580
Petter Fafalios

- Technology
- Data & Analytics
- Product & Business Development
- Supply Chain Management (SCM)

+47 959 47 273
Fathia Omer
Associate Partner

- Leadership Roles (VP and C Level)
- Marketing & Design
- Commercial Field
- Start-ups & Scaleups

+47 400 53 796
Kjersti Grøttås

- High Tech/Information
- Technology (IT)
- Finance Insurance
- Commercial Leadership

+47 901 36 408
Arnfinn Madsen
Associate Partner

- Technology
- Start-ups & Scale-ups;
- Commercial Leadership
- Finance

+47 936 94 420
Thomas Wikberg
Associate Partner

- Energy & Renewables
- Maritime
- Media

+47 907 72 811
Sondre Nordberg
Associate Partner

- Performance Coaching Partnerships
- Leadership Development Programs
-  Applied Performance Psychology
- Strategic Communication

+47 926 03 273
Lars Jørgen Epland
Associate Partner

- Life Science
- Aquaculture
- Commercial Leadership
- Leadership Development

+47 913 58 803