Managing Partner


Simon Buirski

Simon leads chief executive and board searches for companies in the technology sector. He advises private equity firms on leadership transitions for enterprise software assets and is experienced at all stages of the deal cycle. He has spent his career working internationally and has placed CEOs in the US and every major market across Europe. In addition to executive search, Simon is retained for pre-deal advisory assignments and has assisted clients on a variety of transactions.

Prior to joining Lancor, Simon was a Senior Partner at Heidrick & Struggles, where he led the firm’s Software Specialty Practice, initially in Europe and then worldwide. He also served as Managing Partner for the firm’s combined Technology, Telecommunications, and Professional Services Practices in Europe. He began his search career as a researcher in 1990. Simon holds a law degree from Worcester College, Oxford.

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