Managing Director

Ruth McDonald has an 18-year track record in the Northern Ireland recruitment sector with significant experience in successfully delivering executive search and selection solutions to appoint leaders with organisations from PLCs and FDI-backed market entrants to family-owned and start-up businesses. Ruth works in partnership with senior stakeholders and business owners, with relationships built on credibility, trust and a genuine interest in both clients and candidates. Her experience in executive recruitment spans a wide range of market sectors placing leaders at C-Suite, Director and Senior Manager level. Ruth is passionate about people development and is a qualified L&D practitioner. She oversees all Narratology project delivery to ensure a market-leading experience for both clients and candidates.

Research & Insights Consultant

Research is a precursor to any assignment at Narratology and so with 15 years’ experience across the foreign direct investment, recruitment and legal sectors, Edna is well positioned to support our wide range of clients. She has a strong background conducting in-depth research, identifying, and analysing market trends, using big data and statistical tools to present market research information. Edna works closely with our clients to ensure she fully understands their businesses and brings all her interests and experiences together to ensure our market knowledge is people centric and as insightful as it can be. Edna read Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Glasgow and is trained in CBT.

Marketing & Administration Executive

Sarah is responsible for marketing and client relationship management across the diverse range of projects here at Narratology. She works closely with our creative partners and media platforms to increase brand awareness and maximise communications. Sarah also supports business development by monitoring market trends and coordinating client engagement. Sarah manages candidate contact, project supporting documentation and compliance carried out during the project life cycle. Sarah has a background in marketing and administration in the public and private sectors and holds a Ba Hons in English Literature.

Our Team


Narratology is reliant on team work. Every team member has been recruited based on their relevant experience and their personal attitudes to ensure a seamless and positive experience for client companies and candidates. Every role is equally important, every idea or suggestion very welcome. Our drive and enthusiasm creates possibility and unleashes potential. Mutual respect and appreciation in our firm is vital to produce the desired results. We’re writing our own story.

For a confidential discussion about career opportunities please contact Ruth at

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