Dean Ireland is a Partner at Egon Zehnder where he works in executive search on board and CEO succession. Dean began his career in management consulting and investment banking, before joining Pacific Dunlop in Hong Kong. He held several business development positions in the GE Capital division of General Electric, was Chief Executive in Australia & New Zealand for General Electric’s Energy division, and in the US led strategic planning for the company’s global Energy Division. Dean has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Marketing from Melbourne Business School. He currently serves as a Director of Melbourne Business School and has previously held leadership positions in the Baptist Church and Scouting movement. He is a past member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.