Andy MacRae


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Andy MacRae
Andy MacRae




Andy MacRae

Andy MacRae is a core member of the Energy and Industrial & Natural Resources teams. Until recently, Andy also led the firm’s operations in Canada. His work focuses primarily on board directors, executive-level search and leadership succession planning. Andy serves clients ranging in size from pre-commercial start-ups to Fortune 100 corporations. He is based in Calgary.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Andy was a Consulting Partner and executive at IBM in Calgary, where he led the Energy Consulting practice across Canada. Prior to this, he held other senior leadership roles within IBM and PwC Consulting, where he focused on the energy sector, including domestic and international consulting engagements. Andy’s areas of expertise included strategic planning, business optimization and post-merger integration with many global and domestic corporations. In addition to consulting, Andy spent his early career working within one of Canada's leading integrated oil and gas companies.

Education & Affiliations

Andy received his BSc, with honors, in economics from the University of Guelph in Ontario. He previously sat on the advisory board of WaterSMART, supporting the improvement of water management water footprint reduction.


Energy and Natural Resources, Industrial, Chemicals, Materials and Packaging, Industrial Goods, Oil and Gas, Utilities, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Financial Officers, Board & CEO Advisory Partners, Executive Search, Assessment, Leadership Advisory Services, Succession Planning

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