Patrick Shields

SRI Executive Partner


Patrick is an accomplished recruiter and manager with a demonstrated operational ability to administer human resource services to decentralised worldwide offices. He has recognized expertise in high volume, multinational, hands-on recruiting and staffing.

Patrick has been the Executive Director and CEO of Global Recruitment Specialists for 23 years. GRS is a boutique recruitment agency focusing on the international social sector. Patrick also was the Manager of Recruitment & Staffing with CARE International in New York City for seven years, the Director of Admissions of Saint Joseph’s College in Brooklyn New York, a Recruiter with the Peace Corps in New York City, and a water and sanitation Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya in the early 1980s. Patrick has lived in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Patrick is based in Connecticut, United States.