Managing Partner

About Philip Lefebvre

Philip combines more than 15 years of executive search experience between Korn/Ferry International Heidrick & Struggles. Philip began his career in Montreal, Canada, assisting companies across the telecommunications and natural resources sectors. He then moved to Toronto, where he broadened his experience and worked closely with clients in the pharmaceutical, FMCG and financial services sectors. Prior to moving to the UAE, Philip was the Canadian Practice Head for the life sciences industry sector for Korn/Ferry International. Since his arrival in the Middle East, Philip has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients. He has successfully closed searches in sectors such as industrial manufacturing, oil & gas, real estate, hospitality and pharmaceuticals. He has also worked across several key geographies including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and French West Africa. Philip is a native Canadian but spent the first eight years of his life in Saudi Arabia. He holds a Bachelor of Finance degree from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and is fluently bilingual in English and French.


  • General Industry
  • Legal
  • Life Sciences
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Technology, IT & Telecommunication


  • Executive Search