EA Clarke


W: 613-592-4145  Ext 222
C: 613-447-2905

Following a successful 25-year entrepreneurial career, EA Clarke joined StoneWood Group as a partner. As a former senior executive and CEO of his own company, EA understands the fundamentals of a successful business, and is well positioned to identify and qualify high calibre executive talent for his clients.

During his career, he has been involved in acquisitions, private placements, strategic partnerships and IPOs. He has also been a corporate director, shareholder and founder of companies involved in the high-tech market space.

EA has leveraged the early success of the Ottawa practice, incorporating large multinational customers as cornerstones of the practice’s growth. His executive search consulting experience spans engagements ranging from President & Chief Executive Officer to a variety of Vice Presidential and other senior-level executive positions.

In addition, EA has spearheaded StoneWood Group’s success in the Not-for-Profit market, and continues to provide leadership for this community as a current member of Campaign Cabinet for the United Way.

Catherine Pan

Director Research Group

W: 613-592-4145  Ext 223

Catherine has over 14 years of Executive Search experience conducting searches in North America and Regional markets in Asia Pacific. In 2000, started her career in Singapore as an Executive Researcher with a German Executive Search Company, Kienbaum Executive Search Consultants GmbH.

 In 2003 joined StoneWood Group as an Executive Researcher and 2010 as Director Research Group. She is heavily involved in both recruiting and research process of StoneWood Group.

 Multi-sectors covered inclusive of Automotive, Electronic, Software/Information Technology, Telecommunications, Finance, Manufacturing, Chemical, Non-Profit, CleanTech, Green Chemistry, BioTech/BioMedical & Pharmaceutical, etc.

 Catherine was educated in Canada where she successfully completed her B. Science in 1999 at Carleton University.  

Luke W. Clare


W: 613-592-4145  Ext 221
C: 613-720-9500

Luke Clare has been working actively with business owners and executives for over 20 years. He has excelled in revenue origination positions in the business to business market - first with a leading Canadian commercial bank and most recently with a prominent Canadian law firm.  


Luke joins the StoneWood Group Ottawa office as a Partner and will focus on working with companies in a variety of sectors including Knowledge Based Industries (Technology, Life Sciences, Cleantech, Digital Media, Software and Defence), Financial & Professional Services and Not-For-Profit.  


Luke has spent his career connecting high performing individuals with growth-focused companies. His passion is understanding his clients’ business and providing value added and cost effective solutions.  

Luke is an entrepreneur at heart as he is an investor and director in several companies. Luke is also an active member of the community and presently sits on various boards and committees in support of local charities and not-for-profits. His efforts in the business and charitable community resulted in Luke being named in 2011 as a recipient of the Ottawa Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” award.