Alex Pires

Alex Pires

Country Product Leader, Southern Africa


Mr Pires is a Country Product Leader for Korn Ferry, based in the firm’s Johannesburg office.

He has delivered talent and effectiveness solutions to organisations, across various sectors in Africa.

Mr Pires has partnered with a broad range of organisations to create customised behavioural competency frameworks and has assessed leaders and executives to inform talent management, succession planning and recruitment / selection decisions.

He is accredited on Korn Ferry Asssessment of Leadership Potential (KFALP), Voices® as well as certified trainer for the Talent Q Assessment Suite.

Mr Pires is driven and focused on creating, managing and implementing innovative processes and systems that improve and assist business growth, efficiency and overall performance.

He has partnered with clients in both the public and private sectors in the African region specialising across Aviation, Financial Services, FMCG, ICT and Oil & Gas sectors.

His areas of expertise include: employee engagement, enablement and culture; leadership and talent management, team effectiveness, succession planning, competency modeling, talent strategy development and management, performance management and business analysis.

Alex holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree in Industrial Psychology from the University of Cape Town. He is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa and British Psychological Society (BPS).