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Leigh McKiernon

Marketing Advisor – Digital

Leigh, a British national, is permanently based in Jakarta. He has been focused on SE Asia and Indonesia executive search since 2009 and leads ProCapita’s dedicated Digital and Technology Executive Recruitment Practice.

Leigh’s expertise covers Executive level hiring for Technology, Marketing, Sales & Creative roles for both Digital Platforms and Traditional Business Enterprises that are embarking on digital transformation.


Leigh possesses market-leading knowledge and insight of the Digital and Technology landscape across SE Asia with a specialisation in emerging markets including Indonesia. He has a best in class professional network across the local and regional talent pool from C-level through to Manager level and has completed hundreds of hires and played a key role in building out a number of leading Digital brands in SE Asia.

Some of his key hires have been in Technology leadership (CTO, CDO, CPO, CIO etc), Digital Marketing, Technology Sales, Data Science, Software Development (Front-end, Back-End and Mobile), User Experience (UX) and Product Management.

Prior to ProCapita, Leigh was based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as Associate Director for a specialist global executive search firm focused on the Digital sector, where he built a market leading delivery team and worked across emerging markets in SE Asia. Before this he spent many years in Singapore and Hong Kong in regional executive recruitment roles for the Digital and Technology sector.

Leigh started his headhunting career in 2007 whilst based in London. He earnt a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, with Honors, from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. In his spare time, Leigh is a successful music producer, songwriter and DJ. He is also passionate about personal fitness and is a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist.