Korn Ferry
Dave Lea

Dave Lea

Senior Client Partner


Dave Lea is a Senior Client Partner based in Korn Ferry Hay Group’s London office.

Mr. Lea has worked across both the private and public sectors. His main focus is within the private sector, where he leads the client engagements in the energy, consumer products, retail, automotive, technology, mining, minerals, and metals, and manufacturing industries.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry Hay Group, Mr. Lea worked in a major pharmaceutical involved with brand and sales force effectiveness. Prior to this, he worked with a leading blue chip international engineering organization. He has also held roles as line manager in a multinational recruitment company.

Mr. Lea’s technical expertise is within job measurement, organizational design and reward strategies. He has also worked with clients to help shape and develop their approach to leadership and talent management.

Mr. Lea is a member of the private sector consulting leadership team, directing and leading resources to effectively meet the demands of our clients and also develop our consulting capability. He leads Korn Ferry Hay Group’s relationship with a number of key multinational clients working in partnership with them and providing support over a range of people and organizational issues.

Mr. Lea holds a BA Honours degree from The University of Exeter and an MBA from the University of Birmingham.