Patricia Lenkov

Founder & President
Agility Executive Search
Board Gap Analysis, Board Composition, Director Recruitment

Patricia Lenkov is widely regarded as a thought leader on board recruiting, corporate governance, executive compensation, and succession planning.

To date, Patricia has conducted over 350 board searches for corporate clients, as well as, having worked with some of the world’s leading activist investors to recruit board directors.

In 2018, Agility Executive Search was named as one of “America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms” by Forbes and was included in the Hunt Scanlon “New York Power 60” List.

Previously, Patricia worked as a Senior Managing Director at Teneo, a global CEO advisory firm. She was a member of the board of director’s practice at Spencer Stuart for four years, and prior to that, she spent six and a half years with Heidrick & Struggles where she conducted board and senior-level search assignments for Fortune 500 companies. Patricia is an active member of the Women and Leadership Advisory Council at Concordia University and is on the Advisory Board of, the world’s largest online boardroom community.

Patricia is an active contributor to She holds a BA, with distinction, in psychology from McGill University and an MBA from Concordia University.