Predictive analytics, experience and a customized approach – it’s what sets us apart and what will help you mitigate the risk involved when looking for the absolute best and most relevant executive possible.


In today’s competitive market, the wrong hire can be devastating to a company. A great acquisition, on the other hand, can put you on track for success. By leveraging proven predictive analytics and our extensive experience in the executive search industry, Fortuity helps you mitigate risk by making an informed, strategic decision, and ensures you hire the best candidate available.

  • [...]Unlike other agencies, Fortuity was not only interested in the skills we were looking for but also the cultural fit and personality of the candidates. The candidates that were brought forward were excellent and, literally, we were spoiled for choice.

    Brian HadfieldChief Operating Officer, Therapure

  • Having worked with over 10 search firms in Asia and North America I often became frustrated with the quality of the candidates presented. When we did our first CEO search with Joel Fatum we were presented with more and better candidates than we could have hoped for.

    Frank Christiaens COO @ / UpperStage.Capital

  • Fortuity’s fast and innovative process lead to the perfect hire for CAPREIT. I would highly recommend Joel and Fortuity to my human resource peers.

    Jodi Lieberman Chief Human Resources Officer @ Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT)

  • I’ve worked with Joel for over 20 years on a variety of projects, and he always brings his “full game” to the work. Joel focuses on really understanding your needs to ensure the talent search is the best fit possible. In addition, Joel is always working on introducing new tools, processes and insights to continually improve effectiveness. Bottom line, Joel delivers!

    Jim ThornePresident, Nourish Ventures
    Senior VP, Partnerships and Strategy, Griffith Foods Worldwide Inc.

  • I’ve worked with Joel for 20 in the business.

    Dave Moncur Vice President Human Resources, PepsiCo

  • I began working with Joel almost 15 years ago on several senior executive search roles that were critical to the success and growth of our organization. What made the difference then, as it still does today, is his ability to understand the clients business and culture and then really dial in and find the right fit for the role. Joel is hands on and provides a frank and sound perspective on the search strategy. He is not averse to taking a non-traditional approach to the customary approach in the search space.

    Craig Richardson Director, Human Resources, Waste Connections of Canada

  • Over the last 20 years, I have had the pleasure of being an advisor, candidate and client of Joel's. I’ve seen Joel’s extraordinary capabilities at work. He has unparalleled dedication to providing his clients with world class candidates, setting everyone up for success.

    Stephen TappTerritory Vice President, Head of Canada, WeWork

  • I have known and worked with Joel and his team for many years. They bring a unique skill set to executive search using the latest in technology and AI. They do not only understand the business requirements, but they get the culture of the organization and bring forward suitable candidates.

    Bashar AL-RehanyChief Executive Officer, Investment Research Division (IRD), BCA Research

  • I’ve worked with Joel and Fortuity Executive Search for many years. They are real Partners in understanding your culture and using predictive analytics to source top hires that have a prove, long term track record of success. I had a great experience with Joel when I was Chief Human Resources Officer at LoyaltyOne (Air Miles)

    Sofia TheodorouPartner and Chief People Officer, L1

  • I have known and worked with Joel for more than a couple of decades.  His  ability to know the true requirements that fit both candidates and corporate culture is truly uncanny.  A real, valuable asset to ensure that have leads to short and long term success.

    Alex BarseghianSerial Entrepreneur

  • I had the pleasure and the chance of working with Joel Fatum and his team on Executive search mandates we’ve had at Dundee Corporation. I was very satisfied with their professional approach, ethics, and communication, they really treat clients like true business partners. Fortuitys evaluation tool and system put them head & shoulders above the others with respect to finding the best matches for the job. Understanding our tight time deadlines and capable of covering search mandates across Canada, the US and Europe, they are truly able to bridge interests while keeping the objective in focus at all times.

    Jean-François ThibaultManaging Director, Mercer Montreal

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Producing a high-quality shortlist of candidates requires an in-depth understanding of your business, the unique culture of your company, and its leadership team’s dynamics. Sourcing top talent, and then using predictive analytics technology allows us to identify only those who are optimal for the position at hand.


By using cutting-edge technology, we leverage the power and validity of predictive analytics, allowing your business to significantly reduce the risk involved when hiring external candidates.


Over 18 years of industry knowledge and experience provides us with the unique insight needed in order to understand the industry, the client and the company and make solid, informed candidate recommendations.


We understand that each client’s needs are unique. Our experienced team tailors the search process carefully, using predictive analytics technology to achieve an ideal fit between client and candidate—every time.


With over 18 years of experience, the Fortuity team has worked with public and privately traded organizations across key industries, fulfilling the roles of CEO, VP, Board of Directors, and other upper management positions.


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    UPDATED: May 18, 2024