Shauna’s professional approach to recruitment and her determination to surpass client expectations, drive her success in attracting top talent for health care organizations. She has played an integral role in completing hundreds of successful searches, gaining extensive experience in candidate research and honing her thoughtful, consultative style. 

Before joining the Meridia Recruitment Solutions team, Shauna was a Consultant and Executive Recruitment Team Lead for KBRS (Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette), addressing the needs of public, private, and academic sector organizations. Now with Meridia, her practice centers on the recruitment of health care professionals for both public and private organizations.  

With a Master of Science degree in Applied Psychology (Industrial Organizational Psychology) from Saint Mary’s University, Shauna has extensively studied such topics as recruitment, employee engagement, and retention. She has conducted research on behalf of several health care organizations and received prominent awards including scholarships from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation. Shauna also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Psychology from Memorial University of Newfoundland. 

Shauna is passionate about strengthening communities. She has volunteered extensively with community organizations to support disadvantaged populations and to provide professional development opportunities for youth, young professionals, and newcomers to Canada.

Before joining KBRS, Shauna worked in a variety of roles including HR Consultant with a private practice, Research Technician with a publicly-traded professional services firm, and Organizational Effectiveness and Health and Safety professional with a leading Canadian energy company.



Shauna Quinlan