VAB is a virtual and global platform, conceived by Mark Hamill of The Naked Headhunter, together with David Fernandez, an e-commerce entrepreneur. Mark came up with the idea for the Virtual Advisory Board at the start of the covid-19 pandemic when he and David realized that advisory services could be provided remotely.
To develop a virtual, global community of highly experienced executive talent from multiple industries: ready to take on BoD and NED roles.
To take advantage of modern opportunities for connectivity and remote work and move BoD advisory to a unique, virtual space where executive and board-level expertise can be shared to drive businesses around the globe.
Inclusivity & Diversity; Top-Quality Services; Member-driven; Investing in People; Curating Success
Mark Hamill is a thought leader in talent acquisition, specialising in C-suite roles, CEO succession, and Board development. He is a strong advocate of care in executive search. He represents Ackermann International as NED, serves as YPO chapter chair in the UK, and is CEO of his own company, The Naked Headhunter.
CEO & Co-Founder
David Fernandez is a Mexican entrepreneur who has lived in Singapore, Brazil, and the UK. He worked for many years in e-commerce. He has served in sales director roles in EMEA and Latin America, working with brands like Cadbury, Groupon and Vend. His passion for connecting people helps him define the strategy for, and grow, the VAB community.