Penny Webb

Penny Webb

Senior Client Partner, Board & CEO Services


Ms Webb heads Korn Ferry’s Centre of Excellence for Family Businesses and brings more than 30 years of international business experience in search, consulting and coaching. She holds an outstanding reputation for Board and leadership development within family firms and has been awarded many accolades for her work in this sector. Her clients sit within retail, finance, industrial and private equity realms, the latter of which view her as a key advisor and educator for multi-family offices.

Ms Webb joins Korn Ferry having developed a very successful niche business for family firms. Prior, she worked with The Change Partnership, the UK’s premier Executive coaching firm and was a Principal at another leading search firm.

Prior to this she was Head of International Business Development for AT&T, and worked with Michael Porter’s Monitor company in the UK and Ireland and Benelux, as a founding member. 

Ms Webb graduated from the University of Toronto with honours, holds an MSc Econ from the London School of Economics and an MBA in Informatics and Digital transformation. She is also a qualified counsellor, psychotherapist and mediator. She always seeks to ensure that strategic intent is aligned to appropriate leadership within all families and businesses.

Ms Webb is a native English speaker who also speaks French and Dutch.