Peter Lisney is a Client Partner, Country Manager in Malaysia, and the Head of Global Business Services Practice, Asia Pacific at Pedersen & Partners, with his base in Kuala Lumpur.
With an extensive background in the industry, Mr. Lisney brings a wealth of expertise to his role. He is a valued Core Team Member of the Telecommunications Practice and specialises in the Defence & Aerospace sector. With a career that spans Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, Mr. Lisney has acquired a comprehensive understanding of operational and organizational management, as well as leadership solutions.
Before joining Pedersen & Partners, he established and successfully managed a boutique Executive Search firm in Kuala Lumpur, focusing on senior-level executive positions across South East Asia and the Middle East. Throughout his 20-year Executive Search tenure, Mr. Lisney has developed a strong track record of partnering with clients in various sectors including Defence, Financial Services, FMCG, Shared Services, Telecommunications, Life Sciences, and Industrial segments, assisting them in building high-performing leadership teams. Prior to his venture into advisory services, Mr. Lisney held the position of Regional General Manager for a prominent engineering corporation in the Middle East. He also held senior management roles within the same company in South East Asia and Mexico, showcasing his international experience and versatility.
Mr. Lisney holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Studies from the University of Buckingham and a Master's Degree in International Marketing from the University of Strathclyde. He is fluent in both English and Swedish. With his profound industry knowledge and diverse experience, Mr. Lisney plays a pivotal role in driving success for Pedersen & Partners and its clients. He is committed to delivering exceptional results and providing invaluable insights and guidance to organizations operating in a complex and competitive business landscape.