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Peter Benefer

Associate Director - Architecture

  • Industry: Architecture / Architectural Design
  • Regions covered: US and EMEA

Peter Benefer, based in Leeds is a highly experienced head-hunter with an extensive background within the architecture space. He has been working at CSG Talent since July 2019 but is a seasoned recruiter with over 15 years of recruitment experience.

Originally starting his career in sales in 1998, he quickly fine-tuned his skillset and progressed in to a recruitment opportunity, after a number of years working for a range of recruitment agencies he began to build a strong network within the architecture industry in 2012 and has continued to do so since.  

Peter works across North America within our Infrastructure Design and Construction team, he works with a range of senior-level professionals within architecture such as Studio Leaders, Practise Managers, Project Managers, Project Architects and Principal / Senior Architects for tier one and multi-national businesses as well as some of the largest global players.

‘I love speaking with interesting, influential people within the architecture space, knowing that senior candidates that I place are carving cityscapes across the world is a great driver for me’.

Peter studied Cultural Studies at university and is a keen beekeeper and environmentalist, this combined with his passion for architecture has created a passion for eco-friendly, sustainable architectural design such as the “green roof” initiative – which has a number of environmental benefits and serves as a provision of flowers to bee species in the fight against habitat loss. 

Working on a retained basis, Peter’s track record assures that he can continuously find candidates that are a perfect fit when it comes to culture and talent. In addition to these executive search services, he also offers a range of Talent Strategy Services, helping clients to inform define and develop their recruitment strategies.

If you are looking to grow your company, explore a progressive career move, or would like to discuss the hiring market in general, please feel free to contact me on: 07899 938 374

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