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Desmond O'Brien
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Bio:

Desmond is a principal based in True’s London office.  He joins our international business to lead projects across food tech, and to support the growth of True’s Consumer practice in EMEA.  Desmond has an inventive approach to search and his style is well-suited to high growth businesses.  He has a strong investor network in London and continues to strengthen our relationships within food tech across Europe.  Desmond also has a passion for certified B corporations and in recent years he has hosted events for that community.


He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in english (language) with a minor in sociology from the University of British Columbia.  He also has a diploma in creative writing from Douglas College, and a Master of Business Administration essentials diploma from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Snapshot:
Profound love of language—rhetoric and metaphor in particular
Successfully started "a wave" in a jam-packed CFL stadium
Lebanese wine enthusiast