Working as a Search Consultant for over 30 years, John established his own practice in 1989 in Auckland, New Zealand. A boutique privately owned firm, it is proud of its reputation and ability to deliver results.
Working primarily in the private sector (publicly listed, major cooperative and private companies) the business also undertakes Chief Executive/Senior Executive search for government entities from time to time with the primary focus on domestic work. The search capabilities reach far beyond New Zealand borders.
The firm provide confidential, efficient and personalised service with reliability and integrity. It is regarded for a high standard of candidate care and appointments that drive long-term growth and commercial value for our clients.
Dr John Peebles
Non-Executive Director Corporate Governance / Board Advisory, Chief Executive Searches
With 36 years consulting experience in executive search, Dr John Peebles is a leading figure in the industry, recognised globally as an influential search professional. John established the first ever retained search group in New Zealand in the 1970s and was a member of a major international group based in the United States. He has worked extensively in New Zealand, Australia and internationally. His prior experience involved human resources and business management in a major publicly listed company. His tertiary qualifications includes an MBA, Post Graduate Certificate in Business Research and a Doctorate of Business and Administration in Corporate Governance.
John is Chair of Mobility Assistance Dogs Trust, former Chair of Auckland Opera Studio, Pop ‘n’ Good Holdings and Indigenous Corporate Solutions and former Director of the Broadcasting Corporation of New Zealand and former Chair of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. He currently chairs a significant private retirement village group.