Guy Lundy

Guy Lundy

Senior Client Partner


Guy Lundy is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry’s Johannesburg office. He leads the Consumer & Retail sector across Southern Africa.

Mr. Lundy has placed leaders across the sector in Africa for numerous major retail, FMCG, media and leisure companies. He has also led assignments for clients in the private equity, professional services, manufacturing and energy sectors. His primary focus is recruiting CEOs and Director level executives.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Lundy was a Partner in another global executive search firm, where he led the Retail & Consumer, Business Services and Energy practices. He was previously the CEO of Accelerate Cape Town, a business think tank that brings together the leaders of large corporates and government to drive the long-term development of the Cape Town city region. He has also worked as a management consultant for a number of large organisations, including Dimension Data, Ernst & Young and Oracle, during more than twenty years of living and working in South Africa, the UK, the USA and Argentina.

Mr. Lundy is an experienced Board Member, having sat on the Boards of several South African organisations.  He is also the author of two books about South Africa and its future, and a sought-after keynote speaker, focusing on the future of South Africa and Africa.  In 2009 he was listed in Business Day newspaper as one of the "Top 100 thinkers in South Africa".

Mr. Lundy has Bachelor of Social Science and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degrees in Economics from the University of Cape Town, and a Master of Philosophy (Futures Studies) degree from Stellenbosch University.

He is fluent in English, French and Afrikaans.