Peter Breen


Office Location: London

Phone: +44 20 70754000

Peter Breen is a partner emeritus and chair of the firm's Middle East Practice. He is a member of the EMEA Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors Practice, focusing on both executive and non-executive board positions.

Previously with Heidrick & Struggles, Peter was the managing partner of the International Technology Practice before becoming UK managing partner. In addition, Peter was a member of the firm's Joint Executive Committee for ten years, a member of the elected Global Partnership Council and is the joint holder of the 2004 John E Struggles Partnership Award.

As a founding co-partner of the GCC Board Directors Institute, Peter has invested time in the Arabian Gulf with McKinsey, Allen & Overy and PWC. Previously, he was founding managing partner for National Telephones PLC, one of the UK’s fastest growing telecoms suppliers and distributors, later acquired by Alcatel. His earlier career was in the technology arena with Plessey and ITT, culminating in his appointment as managing director of ITT Business Systems.

Education: Peter has a BA in law from Southampton University.