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Gemma Schade

Gemma Schade


Senior Executive

Gemma Schade is a Partner within SHK’s executive search practice. In a career spanning over three decades she has delivered senior search assignments across many industry sectors, particularly within international trade, logistics, and supply chain, along with extensive recent experience delivering senior executive roles within the not-for-profit sector nationally, including CEO, General Manager and Director/Head of level roles.

Gemma has held significant leadership positions as a Partner and Director of a national boutique recruitment firm for nearly ten years, where she was instrumental in the development of strategic business growth and delivery. She is dedicated to providing optimal candidate and client care through honest and candid conversations that support informed leadership appointments and create long term value. Gemma brings deep expertise, judgement and insight to her search practice which have resulted in longstanding, trusted relationships with her clients and candidates alike.

Recent appointments

  • Chief Executive Officer

  • Executive Director

  • Branch Manager

  • General Manager

  • Operations Manager

  • Head of People and Culture

  • Supply Chain Executive

  • Senior Trader

  • Campaign Director

  • Head of Logistics

  • Head of Practice

  • Senior Demand Planner.