About Us

Human resources are like natural resources; they’re often buried deep. You have to go looking for them, they’re not just lying around on the surface. You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves.
- Sir Ken Robinson

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin


Karen Felder established her consultancy, The KnowledgeField, in response to what she identified as a growing demand amongst recruiters and internal sourcing teams for streamlined and specialised support with their executive search research and talent pooling.

Drawing on her Masters of Arts (MA) in Information Science, Karen Felder has built a solid reputation as a specialist in the field of Executive Research.

After launching her career managing information and knowledge functions for a range of corporate libraries, information centres and other knowledge management organisations, Karen consolidated her expertise through her experience with a number of leading search consultancies including Egon Zehnder and Amrop Cordiner King, as well as her consulting work in Career Transition.

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