Natalie Hand, CPHR

Managing Partner
Natalie Hand

A strategic talent acquisition leader, Natalie’s tenacity, integrity, and skill in achieving outstanding results for clients and candidates draws on nearly 20 years of experience in the field.  

Natalie began her career in recruitment with KBRS as a part of the executive search research team in Halifax before relocating to St. John’s to help grow our recruitment practice throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. She was instrumental in introducing Meridia Recruitment Solutions to the province and supporting the growth of Meridia as the fastest-growing service line in the organization.   

Today, as a Managing Partner for the firm, she contributes to the day-to-day management and strategic direction of KBRS and Meridia. She is proud to lead a successful and thriving practice within Newfoundland and Labrador, having recruited for roles in every corner of the province, for every level of position and across all industries. Her tremendous networking ability, coupled with her can-do attitude, continues to uncover the strongest talent every search assignment she undertakes.  

Education and Certifications: 

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science from Acadia University 
  • Certificate of Business and Marketing from Mount Saint Vincent University 
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR)

Passions, Community Involvement and Personal Interests:

  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Human Resource Professionals of Newfoundland and Labrador  

  • Board Member with the YMCA NL

  • An active community volunteer, who lends her recruitment expertise to participate in workshops, conferences, and webinars on related topics

  • Diabetes For a Day - Board Member 

  • Energy NL 2023 Conference Planning Committee 

  • A proud St. John’s resident, Natalie enjoys exploring all the local community has to offer with her two young daughters and husband, from the fantastic local boutiques to the local cuisine 

Recruitment Sector Specialty: 

  • Industrial, Mining, Oil and Gas 

  • Architecture, Engineering and Construction 

  • Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Operations 

  • Human Resources 

  • Newfoundland and Labrador specific recruitment needs 

Natalie Hand