Board of Directors

Jeff Forbes

Jeff Forbes

Jeff Forbes is a Managing Partner with KBRS (Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette). Jeff has successfully completed hundreds of searches over the past two decades, recruiting outstanding executives and senior leaders for a wide spectrum of public and private organizations – from regional start-ups to crown corporations to multi-billion-dollar organizations. He plays an active role in the firm’s executive search practice, leading game-changing search assignments.

Long active in the community, Jeff has served on a number of boards over the years, including the Canadian Cancer Society of Nova Scotia, Events East Limited, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Advisory Board to the Dalhousie School of Medicine, and as Chair for the Board of Directors with Halifax Chamber of Commerce.

Jeff has helped raise vital funding and awareness for such community organizations as the Sunshine Foundation, the IWK Health Centre, the Black Business Initiative and the Metro Food Bank. He has participated in the Fusion Halifax’s Mentorship Program, and Nova Scotia Business Inc.’s “Connect Nova Scotia” mentoring program for entrepreneurs.

Originally from Antigonish, Jeff currently lives in the Halifax area with his wife. Jeff is an avid golfer and a real estate investor, finding time to pursue his favourite pastimes whenever his busy schedule allows.