Keith Labbett is a Client Partner and the Country Manager for Canada at Pedersen & Partners. Over the course of his extensive two decades spent in search and leadership consulting, Mr. Labbett has placed hundreds of high-calibre executive leaders and built international teams across all management functions, focusing on upper management to C-level positions. Mr. Labbett assists his international clients in establishing their presence in Canada, while also supporting their growth needs abroad, and has accumulated vast expertise in a wide variety of industries, including Real Estate, Industrial, Engineering, Construction, Infrastructure, and Financial Services. Mr. Labbett founded and managed a Toronto-based boutique firm early in his search career, and subsequently established and presided over a retained Executive Search firm for more than 10 years, serving as a Partner with a top 6 global Executive Search firm prior to joining Pedersen & Partners. In addition to his Executive Search career, Mr. Labbett is actively involved in many charitable and community activities as a coach, organiser, and board member, including the founding of the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation's fundraiser, Knock-Out Cancer, and served as a board member of the world-renowned Toronto Santa Claus Parade.
Mr. Labbett holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Bishop's University, in Canada.