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Tony Lester


Tony has a track record of over 25 years partnering successfully with a broad range of clients in commercial, government and the not for profit sectors.  He has completed executive searches across all “C suite” roles as well as for other key members of leadership teams across most industries and sectors in Australia. 

Geoff Blades

BBus, PG Dip Bus, MAICD

Geoff has been employed in executive search and selection, in Perth since 1989. He has completed well over 1000 executive appointments since then and has built a solid reputation based upon his experience, knowledge and profile within Western Australia. With Tony Lester, Geoff is a founding Partner of Lester Blades.

Suzanne Ardagh


Suzanne is a professional director and management executive with extensive international experience over 30 years. Her career has spanned diplomacy, corporate affairs, tertiary education and professional associations. She has lived and worked in Europe, Latin America and most recently in South East Asia.

James Fairbairn


James has been employed in our sector since 1995, working in both the UK and Australian markets. He has been working in the Western Australian executive search sector since 2006, and became a Partner at Lester Blades in 2013