Penelope Peebles

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Penelope Peebles has an established global network after 16 years working in executive search in Asia Pacific. Previously a partner at John Peebles Associates for sixteen years, Penelope has worked extensively at CEO and board level in Australia and New Zealand and has led searches across a range of practice areas including industrial, media and technology, agriculture, consumer, retail and healthcare.

She has been involved in significant culture transformation projects with major companies and worked closely with clients facing digital disruption and sector convergence, focusing on commercial outcomes and the development of high performing culture and options oriented strategy.

Prior to executive search Penelope held senior leadership roles in human resources, commercial management, and sales and marketing in listed companies.

Penelope holds a Master of Commerce (Hons) degree in Labour Relations and Human Resources, a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Human Resources (University of Auckland, New Zealand) and has attended a post graduate programme at Columbia University, New York and holdsĀ a post graduate qualification in Governance from the University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Penelope is Deputy Chair of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, a Director of First Foundation and a Trustee of the Foundation for Mobility Assistance Dogs.