The Cowan Team

Above all else, we are consummate professionals.

Our commitment to your privacy

All information we receive from clients and job seekers in relation to a recruitment project will not be inappropriately disclosed  to third parties unless prior approval is obtained.

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All searches are conducted with discretion and urgency, designed to satisfy the client’s expectations and requirements.

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Andrew Harris

President and Owner

President and Owner of Cowan International since 1997, Andrew Harris embodies the second generation of leadership at Cowan, inheriting a company with an unshakable commitment to maximizing human potential and organizational performance.

"My father was a pioneer in recruiting the expatriate trainers who developed first generation professionals in a newly independent Africa. I inherited his passion for helping organizations turn their most talented and motivated people into the next generation of leaders. After 61 years we have a real strategic advantage – we know your industry and the challenges you face day-to-day".
Andrew works with the leaders of multi-national organizations including Vale, Goldcorp and Rio Tinto, who operate in cross-cultural environments throughout the developing world.  Andrew's fusion of real-life stories and his engaging personality connects with leaders at an intimate, intense and individual level. He is recognized by his peers as an innovator, game changer and pioneer in creating revolutionary, customized talent management solutions for his clients.