Shadyar Shirmast

Shadyar Shirmast

Research Associate

Main: 604.678.4402

1055 Dunsmuir Street, Suite 724
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L4


Based in the firm’s Vancouver office, Shadyar is a Research Associate with Robert Half Executive Search. She provides research and market intelligence across a wide range of industry sectors. Shadyar has worked on leadership searches with middle market and large multi-national organizations to provide research direction and engagement strategy.


Shadyar began her career with Robert Half in 2015 as a sales and operations support professional. She joined the Robert Half Executive Search team in 2016 as a Search Coordinator, where she worked with clients and candidates to enhance the search process across all of Canada. She also assisted with business development with a special focus on Western North America.

Shadyar’s analytical aptitude and methodical approach to research allow her to inform executive recruitment.

Personal and Professional Activities

Shadyar has a degree in International Relations and Sociology from the University of British Columbia. Prior to Robert Half, Shadyar worked as a researcher within academia, as well as a labour union. In her spare time, she volunteers with local immigration and women’s groups.