Heather Darling


Heather has been immersed in the business of people for over 16 years where she has provided client and candidate support, training, and program leadership to thousands of professionals. She began her career at a small recruitment firm in Ottawa where she focused on placing candidates for the Canadian Federal Government. After years of overseeing delivery of both contingent and permanent hiring programs for clients in North America, Heather joined Keynote Search in 2020 to be a part of a strong local organization where she is able to continue to assist our clients achieve success through the people that she places. Heather was promoted to Managing Partner of the Ottawa office in 2021 where she manages the day-to-day operations and the local Ottawa executive search team. In her off time, you can find Heather outside enjoying the vast green-space Ottawa offers with her husband, young son and rescue dog.