Principal, Industrial & Corporate Officers, EMEA 

Alistair Barter has been with Korn Ferry for the last 10 years, predominantly focused on the industrial and financial officers practices. He has a particular interest in the aviation sector having developed a specialism in the industry over the past seven years. 

Based in our Dublin office, Alistair leads both our industrial and financial officers practices in Ireland. He has worked across a range of financial leadership searches including Chief Financial Officers, Finance Directors, Chief Accounting Officers and specialist Heads of Audit and Tax positions. He works with large PLCs, PE-backed and family-owned businesses across Europe.

Alistair has worked at a predominantly C-suite level within the aviation sector with world-class organisations; from OEMs and MROs to  airlines, lessors and aviation infrastructure.  

Prior to moving to Ireland, Alistair was a Senior Associate in Korn Ferry’s London office where he worked across a broad range of industrial searches ranging from infrastructure, construction and services through renewable energy placements to diversified manufacturing.

He has over a decade of executive search experience focused primarily on c-suite and board-level roles within Industrial businesses across EMEA.

He started his career in Financial Services before moving into executive search. Alistair holds an MA Hons in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews.