Leigh McKiernon

Leigh Mckiernon, C-Suite Recruiter Jakarta and CxO Headhunter Expert Indonesia, ProCapita

Leigh McKiernon

Client Partner

Leigh, a British national, is permanently based in Jakarta. As a C-Suite Recruiter he has been focused on SE Asia and Indonesia Executive Search since 2009. He is a Client Partner at ProCapita and leads our dedicated Digital & Technology Executive Recruitment Practice.

Leigh's Headhunter expertise covers Digital Platforms, Tech Startups, Technology Vendors, IT Services, Telecoms, Technology Consulting, Media, Marketing & Advertising Agencies. He also has an excellent track record assisting traditional businesses with key Digital Transformation hires.


Leigh possesses market-leading knowledge of the Digital & Technology landscape across Indonesia and SE Asia at large. He has an exceptional professional network that covers all regional talent - from the CxO level down to the Manager level. He has completed hundreds of Digital & Technology related executive hires.

Leigh has assisted many of SE Asia's leading Tech Startups as they build-out from Seed Stage through to Unicorn status. He has worked across all sectors including E-Commerce, Marketplaces, FinTech, EdTech, HealthTech, InsurTech, Transport & AdTech. He Headhunts for all functions – C-Level, Marketing, Sales, Creative, Operations, Strategy, CTO / Technology, CDO / Data Science, CPO / Product Development, Product Management, Finance, HR and Legal.

Prior to ProCapita, Leigh was based in Malaysia working as an Associate Director for a specialist Digital only global executive search firm. He covered SE Asia Digital hiring, including for Indonesia and built a top-class delivery team. Before this he spent many years in Singapore and Hong Kong in regional Headhunter Consultant roles covering Digital, Technology, Telecoms & Media.

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 he is a successful music producer and songwriter. Leigh is passionate about personal fitness and a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist.